The king is dead. The hunt is on for the next person that will be seated on the throne. The nobles vying for the spot can’t just run in and sit down. They’ll need the people’s support. There’s more than one way to get the people’s favor. And looking at such options is what you […]
Friday checklist: Friday shirt| Check Forge World update| Check Friday Snippets| Check Friday Wyrd Preview| Check Murmaider! Murmaider! Murmaider! Murmaider! In this Friday the 13th preview, we get a look at the Karkinoi. From the post: Friday the 13th can mean bad luck to some, but over here we hope to supply some good luck! […]
The American football season continues along while I’m sure many of you are in leagues for tabletop versions of the game. If you’re looking to branch out to a new team, I might suggest checking out Fireforge Games’ Amazon SmasHers Kickstarter. It’s a set of 16 figures, all different, that are ready to hit the […]
Friday is here! Woo! Gateway to the weekend. I’m hoping yours will be filled with all sorts of gaming. I might get in some Guild Ball on a brand-new gaming mat this evening. Tomorrow, I’m gonna be hanging out with friends for an early Halloween party. Should be a good time filled with tasty things […]
The ESRB may have said that loot boxes don't qualify as gambling, but the board's European equivalent is deferring its judgment on the topic to the national gambling commissions themselves. ...
The latest releases for Dark Age are now available. The Shadow Caste for Dragyri gets a bit of beefing up, as they’ve got four new boxes available, all filled with new an exciting ways to jump out of the shadows and murder your opponents. The Brood is also getting something new. If you’ve wanted to […]
Road/Kill is looking to get its first expansion. It’s called Vendetta and it brings a whole new style of play to the game. In the book, you’ll find rules for infantry and drone support, as well as team play. Go into the arena as one of four factions and test both your mettle and your […]
Warlord Games is turning 10 years old. *snifflesniffle* They grow up so fast! Anyway, this weekend, they’re having a birthday bash over at their place. If you’re in the neighborhood, you should stop by. But even if you’re way over on another continent (such as yours truly), you can still get in on the fun […]
Being about halfway through October, this year is certainly getting to the end. We’ll soon be making our way into a new year, and with a new year comes new minis. Privateer Press is all about having regular monthly releases, and 2018 will be no different. They’re showing off some of what you can expect […]
The following is a condensed form of my masters project, investigating early game levels/tutorials in video games to identify how to teach effectively. Analyzing participant response data to understand what affects player learning experiences.
We are currently remastering our most popular game. For the second time. We talk about ancient indie game history, the pros and cons of doing remasters, and one of the greatest things about being an independent creator: Owning and controlling your work
Season 2 of the 2013 reboot of Killer Instinct brought with it the Shadow AI system: a method of replicating human performance in-game to control AI opponents. We take a look at how it works.
This is the Number One Question for any indie game studio considering localization, so we thought we'd get some answers from developers who took the leap.
Nippon Ichis Disgaea games have a unique hook that differentiates them from other tactical role playing games Being able to power up your characters to deal millions, even BILLIONS of damage!
For today's post, we're talking about where the design of loot boxes came from, and how it has strayed from providing value to just being gambling.
Can the Minimalist Storytelling of Dark Souls Help You? Storytelling in virtual reality is the next great frontier for human narrative.
One of the most iconic things about the Star Wars universe is the Force. It’s basically what makes the space wizards in the setting work. Many of the main heroes and villains have access to this power, and three are making their way to your Imperial Assault tabletops. You can now get Emperor Palpatine, Darth […]
We sat down with Paladin Studios, the team behind the hit mobile game "Stormbound," to learn more about their studio and development process.
Automatic line-wrapping in games is the source of many localization bugs that can only be seen by the LQA team. French uses a special character that will solve a lot of the bugs reported by LQA and in this article, we explain how to make good use of it.
Z-Man Games has a pair of new releases available for you today. In one, you’re leading a team of spies versus opposing spy teams, looking to complete your objectives while preventing your opponents from finishing theirs. In the other, you’ve actually got a collection of five games in one, all involving animals you’d find in […]