Check out our list of some new RPG Games in 2017... This year has gifted us to a fantastic video game release calendar thus far. Whether it be the huge multi-platform releases like Resident Evil 7: Biohazard or the gaming sensations that greet the movies like Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: Mega Battle; 2017 has proven to have a lot in the works. 2017 also marks a year for unveiling games that have been held … [Read more...] about New and Upcoming RPG Games of 2017
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Why leave it up to an author to tell you what they think is the best LitRPG novel? I've got my own ideas as a writer, of course, but I want to hear from YOU, the fans of litrpg. Leave a comment below and let us know what litrpg novel you think is the absolute best. If you were creating a LitRPG list for new readers, what would you put on the list? Let us know, and we'll use the information to compile a … [Read more...] about Best LitRPG? Let the Readers Decide!
Wow. The LitRPG genre is blowing up in 2017! This is great for readers because there's more books. And because of the competition, quality will continue to increase. I've heard a few people talking lately about the best way to stay on top of all the new books being released. While I recommend you join the LitRPG Reads Newsletter for a once-a-week look at everything that's coming out, you can also subscribe to … [Read more...] about A Look at LitRPG Facebook Pages
I've been in my writing cave hammering out words like a dwarven smith preparing for a huge battle to save the entire kingdom, and I had a thought today. I switched from the Conan the Barbarian soundtrack to the Willow soundtrack for writing book two. One of the things I liked about the Total Annihilation RTS game was the soundtrack. It was keyed to the action in the game. Nothing happening? Mellow music. Pitched … [Read more...] about Smart Novel Writing Software on the Horizon?
I was reading an article at Wired this evening (With Breath of the Wild, Zelda Finally Loses Its Way. And I Love It), and a certain paragraph reminded me of the current state of the LitRPG genre. This isn't a mind-blowing observation or anything that will change overnight in LitRPG, but it's something that will happen in the future. … [Read more...] about LitRPG and the Lessons of Zelda
I would say these are probably some of the very first LitRPG books - even though they didn't have the moniker that a group of Russian writers came up with back in 2010. Anyway, here's a look at some books that gave me hours of role-playing excitement when I didn't have any friends around to play D&D with. Do you remember these books? … [Read more...] about Lone Wolf and Fighting Fantasy Books: LitRPG?
A few behind-the-scenes screenshots for you of formatting tests for the novel. Leave a comment if you have any thoughts. First up is a look at chapter headings. I've also decided to keep "game screens" as simple as possible. Here's a partial look at the damage table for Tower of Gates. Formatting a LitRPG has been a bit more involved than other genres I've written in, but I hope the attention to … [Read more...] about On Formatting Goblin: Tower of Gates Book One
Wow. It's been a strange, crazy trip so far. Most people have been helpful as I switch to the LitRPG genre. Others are protective of the money they're making in the genre and haven't been as welcoming, but I understand their position. As I finish my first LitRPG book, it's a bittersweet moment. I'm anxious to get the book out to more readers, but I'm also sad that the first one is ending. This isn't something … [Read more...] about On Finishing my First LitRPG Novel
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As we're a new site, we thought we would do a nice giveaway for LitRPG fans. The contest will be running for the next 30 days. All you need to do is click the link and follow Paul Bellow on Amazon. This will help you remember when his first novel, Goblin, drops in the near future. It'll also give you a chance to win one of two new(ish) LitRPG books. … [Read more...] about Enter to Win Free LitRPG
Simon Vale from Magic Dome Books was kind enough to answer a few of our questions over email. Here's his answers with news about what's coming up from them in the next few weeks. As always, you can expect great Russian --> English LitRPG translations as they work hard to bring us Americans some LitRPG from overseas. … [Read more...] about LitRPG Interview: Magic Dome Books
New documentary over at Amazon. Free to watch for Prime members. From the description... Three billion hours are spent gaming every week worldwide. It is now possible to play 24 hours a day, anywhere, anytime, and on any platform. Investigate a business that has outshined Hollywood studios both economically and artistically, a business that directly influences cultural trends all over the world. Did you … [Read more...] about Gaming: The Digital Revolution