Still Two Days Left for the Humble Freedom Bundle!
On Things Lost In Translation: One Night Ultimate Vampire isn’t as awesome as One Night Ultimate Werewolf
On games that you can play with both the grandparents and the 7-year olds.
Games that are good for largish groups of strangers/co-workers
On Limitations (orthe lack thereof) Creating Genres
The Attempt To Review The Latest Doom Video Game. (Currently on sale on Steam for just under $20.)
Remember the first time you played Doom back in the 90’s? Well, that game had 4 or 5 sequels and then they made a board game based on the most recent one.
All I want for Christmas is a augmented reality gaming glasses
Sometimes you buy gifts for the gaming group you happen to have. Sometimes you buy gifts for yourself that you share with whichever playing group you happen to have.
The Last Guardian is finally coming out.
The Steam Sale Is Coming
The brilliance of character creation in Tyranny
You pretty much are stuck starting with Candyland. But what’s a good *SECOND* boardgame?
If you make a great enough game, you can sell it across multiple generations of consoles.
That is how they get you.
On the game that Maribou renamed “Please don’t play this or I will lose my saved game!” only without spaces or punctuation.
On Subverting Tropes
(Obsidian is coming out with a new game… if you believe in pre-ordering, you ought pre-order)
Bet you weren’t expecting this..
A (Birthday!) Game Fit For A Fourteen Hour Day In Airports
On those famous Fighting Fantasy gamebooks.
Some games are played on a console.
Some games are played on a gridiron.
(On College Football.)
So after you’ve beaten Diablo, and after you’ve beaten Fate, and after you’ve beaten Torchlight, and you’re still saying “man, I wish I had a new one of those to play…”, well, have I got the game for you!
On the board game “Ghost Stories”
(short version: Alan Scott was right, awesome game, you’ll need house rules)
Dragon Age: Inquisition and Forgiveness
The Boss Fight That Made You Stop Playing The Game
No Man’s Sky and the Peter Molyneux Effect
On Legendary, the deck building game. Specifically, how the Marvel version was broken and how THEY FIXED THE ALIENS VERSION.
Oh My Gosh. They’re Making A Batman Telltales Game.
So let’s say that the levels of political realism that helped create A Song of Ice and Fire informed the politics of a video game. You might end up with something like Age of Decadence. (Contains the stalest of Game of Thrones spoilers.)
Augmented Reality games will make you go outside. Perhaps even find a dead body.
Games On A Plane
On the whole “oh, we’re making a new/improved console that’s better than the nextgen one you bought just a year ago” experience
Revisiting the genius of Bioware.
Oh my gosh. It’s full of stars.
On Fallout 4’s Survival Mode