Kickstarter Watch: Eminence: Xander’s Tales

Kickstarter Watch: Eminence: Xander’s Tales

Aug 28, 2014

Eminence: Xander’s Tales is one part TCG, one part MMO, and two parts creative and gorgeous. Something I’ve always enjoyed about trading card games like Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic is seeing what kinds of things end up on the cards. What kind of mishmash of worlds will your deck have? Back when I played, my best Yu-Gi-Oh deck included a pair of celestial...

Kickstarter Watch- A Rite From The Stars

Kickstarter Watch- A Rite From The Stars

Aug 22, 2014

Risin’ Goat kicks their new Kickstarter campaign into gear for their latest project, A Rite from the Stars   Spain-based indie developer Risin’ Goat’s newest project, A Rite from the Stars, is a graphic adventure game centered around the coming-of-age story of a Makoa Tribe boy by the name of Kirm. While Risin’ Goat has already made...

Games Unplugged: Eclipse Phase – Morph Recognition Guide Review

Games Unplugged: Eclipse Phase – Morph Recognition Guide Review

Jul 17, 2014

Durability. Security. Buyers remorse. These are the perils players face when selecting their new body in Eclipse Phase. The Morph Recognition Guide¬†will help you find the right body for the right job. The Set-up Eclipse Phase is a game with a lot of fine moving parts. I won’t go over the details again for the setting, but it’s worth noting the...

RPGs – Then and Now

RPGs – Then and Now

Jul 11, 2014

Back in my day, Console RPGs were simple, and goddammit we loved them! It’s a dangerous time. Walking outside of your home town means inviting the wilds to test you with vicious competition. You won’t have enough equipment, and your gear is mostly homespun. But your heart is pure. Your mission righteous. You will overcome. This was the world of the...

Retro Review: Monster Party

Retro Review: Monster Party

Jul 5, 2014

Ain’t no party like a Monster Party ’cause a Monster Party don’t stop Today, I’m going to start out with a disclaimer; I’m not even sure how to begin this review. I usually like to think of something clever or informative, but this game is so bizarre that it really doesn’t need anyone to speak on is behalf. Let’s just...

Nintendo: A Genre All Its Own

Nintendo: A Genre All Its Own

Jun 29, 2014

Familiarity is a term that often comes to mind when we think of Nintendo. Mario, Luigi, Bowser, and Peach are faces anybody, gamer or not, will recognize. From kart racing, to board games, to tennis and baseball and more, Nintendo’s brand can be seen doing almost anything, a modern-day virtual answer to Barbie dolls and their vast array of professions. The...