Anything can be an RPG. All you really need is stats, a story, and a good system in which everything can take place. There's no better example of this fact than the existence of the Super Mario RPG series. Yes, Super Mario - the tubby plumber who is best known for being the shining mascot of the platformer genre - stars in his own RPG series. If you take a look at everything … [Read more...] about Super Mario RPG
LitRPG (only) Blog?
We cover more than LitRPG on our blog, but if you enjoy gaming or reading, you're likely to love the posts we've made so far. Who knows. You might end up liking something we write in the future.
LitRPG -short for Literary RPG - is a sub-genre of fiction that combines sci-fi and fantasy. Read more about the LitRPG Definition over at the new (retro) forum for all things geek.
For now, sit back and enjoy a leisurely yet exciting stroll down memory lane as we talk about all sorts of topics gamers love. Whether it's books, games, or a combination of both, we have you covered
The transition from the tabletop to the computer screen hasn't always been easy. Some war games eschew everything that makes tabletop great. Others stick too close to the formula, forgetting why they'd move in the first place. One game that strikes a good balance is Panzer Corps, a game with a fantastic lineage of innovation and change. The Origins: Panzer General Panzer … [Read more...] about Panzer Corps Review
Pigs are strapping on their wings. The devil is enjoying a snow cone. Despite all common sense and reason, one of the legendary unfinished games of the RPG world has finally been released. Grimoire: Heralds of the Winged Exemplar is a game long in the making, with twenty-plus years of hype and development behind it. It now comes time to examine how this quasi-mythical game came … [Read more...] about Grimoire: Heralds of the Winged Exemplar
Have you ever wanted to make your own video games? If you've ever looked into it, you know that it's not exactly an easy process. You need some very high-level computer skills and a lot of money behind you just to make a product that most people will ignore. If you really want to make RPGs, though, there's a great game/tool out there for you. RPG Maker XV Ace is an interesting … [Read more...] about RPG Maker VX Ace Overview
One cannot have Dungeons and Dragons without Greyhawk. Sure, there have been other settings in the history of the game. There have even been settings that have arguably been more successful. At the heart of the game, though, is Greyhawk - still sitting around, still waiting for adventurers to come through and add to the legacy of the setting. Greyhawk has, in many ways, become … [Read more...] about RPG Legends: Greyhawk