Character Creation in RPGs

Genre definitions often become muddied in the gaming realm, as more and more titles pile into the same category, usually for marketing reasons. For example, the Roguelike genre became so muddied and so far beyond the original 1980 Rogue they had to separate some of the games into a second Continue Reading

Is Hype Healthy?

Excitement in the gaming world is a very strange thing. Normally, it’s typified by gleeful children kept awake at the prospect of their birthday the coming morning. But in games, it’s an almost compulsive attention to even the most minor of news morsels. As tends to be the case with Continue Reading