I recently purchased Street Fighter V, the first “real” fighting game I have played, and I have decided to git gud, as the saying goes.
As I do that, I will chronicle my efforts and describe how I train, learn and develop my skills. This series will show my advancement from a criminally incompetent scrub to – hopefully – barely competent scrub.
This is episode zero, what I have before I actually start.
So, XCOM 2 just came out this Friday, and I decided to take a look. I had played previous XCOM games, and found them to be fairy enjoyable. Let’s see if the folks at Firaxis have improved on the formula that made the previous game such a hit.
This is the game companion to the Wargames movie.
There are some game websites that have become famous for their wide array of games. Some, like newgrounds.com, are spawning pools of creative content. Some, like kongregate.com, allow content creators new avenues of community involvement. But, there are others like rrrrthats5rs.com that do none of these things.
Paper Dungeons is a top-down roguelite in a very similar vein of Desktop Dungeons, with a few interesting ideas on survival and resource management.
Cards and Castles is a game that’s basically a mix between Magic the Gathering, chess, and Hearthstone. Intrigued? Then keep reading.
As I have said previously (in my Eldritch review), Cthulhu mythos is a wonderful well of inspiration and design, if used properly.