One of the great things about RPGs is that they don't have to look great. Sure, some of the biggest role playing games on the PC and consoles have boasted incredible graphics, but it's always been the story that really matters. One of the best examples of story trumping graphics can be found in a Flash game series. Stick RPG has been one of the more popular flash game titles ever released, with literally millions of … [Read more...] about Stick RPG 1 & 2
There are few things more divisive in the gaming community than the use of cheats. When it comes to multiplayer games, almost everyone agrees that cheating is bad. If you're playing a single player game, though, everything gets a bit tougher to discuss. After all, it comes down to a discussion of why people play games and what they get out of the experience.Regardless of what players think about cheats, they've … [Read more...] about Cheat codes in video games?
Video games allow players a chance to take basic gaming concepts and expand them out to their natural conclusions. Gamers have been playing at war from the earliest days of the PC, taking the games they loved on the tabletop and finding new ways to interact with those same mechanics. When it comes to war, the obvious solution was to put pieces in motion. Instead of taking turns, players would be able to guide units … [Read more...] about Real-time strategy (RTS) Games
There are a few characters that take such deep root in the public consciousness that they become part of the background fictional landscape. These characters are so important than those who have never read or saw their adventurers feel familiar with them as a concept. One of these characters is Robert E. Howard's Conan, a character who has become the byword for barbarian hero throughout the English-speaking … [Read more...] about RPG Legends: Conan
It's not much of a stretch to say that superheroes are in the midst of a golden age. While comic sales might not be at their all-time highest point, superheroes dominate the movie and television industries. It's no wonder, then, that people are always on the lookout for ways to feel more like heroes themselves.One of the most popular ways to have a super-heroic experience has long been in the form of tabletop … [Read more...] about 8 Great Tabletop Superhero RPG
E3 - the Electronic Entertainment Expo - is over, but we're still digesting all the news about great new games coming to market. If you didn't know, E3 is the annual video game conference and show at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This year it was an even bigger event with many game companies showing off their latest offerings. We're going to have more roundups over the summer about great games coming, but we're … [Read more...] about Four Hot RPG Games Coming in 2017-2018
The RTS genre of games isn't quite dead, but at times it seems like it might be.Sure, you still have games out there like StarCraft 2 that have a thriving competitive scene, but those games are few and far between.The audience for RTS games has been cannibalized by Grand Strategy and MOBA games, and it can often feel like it's never going to come back.Fortunately, all the games that players used to love … [Read more...] about From Total Annihilation to Spring RTS