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Chinese Game Factories in Review- Panda Factory

This review series was done by Thornhenge and reprinted with their permission. Thornhenge is the internet child of Sam Brown and this web series shows a true commitment to game design. It is my hope that we can use Sam’s notes about these factories to help us, as game designers, to make the right decisions needed to make out […]

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2013 ENnie Awards – Nominees

Voting begins on Monday, July 22 and runs to Wednesday, July 31. And the Nominees are: Best Adventure Achtung! Cthulhu – Three Kings (Chronicle City/Modiphius Entertainment) Deadlands Reloaded: The Last Sons (Pinnacle Entertainment) Enemy Within (Fantasy Flight Games) Pathfinder: Rise of the Runelords Anniversary Edition (Paizo Publishing) The Zalozhniy Quartet (Pelgrane Press) Best Aid/Accessory All […]

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Typos and Misspelled Words plague Gamers

I have been gaming since 1978 and sometimes I feel old. I look at all of the new games every year and am amazed at the modern artwork. I am shocked at the sheer volume of new games hitting the market. I am appalled by the significant lack of quality in many of these games. […]

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NEVERWINTER is LIVE

The launch of the highly-acclaimed free action MMORPG Neverwinter, set in the Dungeons & Dragons® Forgotten Realms® universe from Wizards of the Coast. “Over 1.5 million players have explored Neverwinter during our Open Beta. That’s an incredible turnout of gamers and we are humbled by the support and grateful for all the feedback that has led […]

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After Earth goes mobile

Have you seen the Will Smith movie, After Earth? I have and while not the greatest film of all time, the movie was not bad. “In “After Earth,” a crash landing leaves teenager Kitai Raige (Jaden Smith) and his legendary father Cypher (Will Smith) stranded on Earth, 1,000 years after cataclysmic events forced humanity’s escape. […]

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Cthulhu Wars

You know I love Lovecraftian oriented stuff and Cthulhu Wars has captured my imagination. Designed by Call of Cthulhu’s Sandy Peterson, Cthulhu Wars gives us the ultimate strategy/horror board game on the market. I want the game for the game pieces alone but then again it looks like an awesomely fun game and I want […]

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Cyberpunk 2077

I am still waiting to see a return of Mike Pondsmith’s Cyberpunk and this little clip gives me some hope. Unfortunately the history of Mike Pondsmith with maintaining a timeline and putting out the stuff we are waiting on makes me very skeptical. I really, really hope that this game gets done and is done […]

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A brief talk with Kevin Siembieda about Robotech Tactics

Earlier today I got to speak with the master of gaming, Kevin Siembieda of Palladium Books. We spoke in depth about gaming, Robotech, and the joys of being a geek in this world where tabletop gaming is making a resurgence. Mostly we talked about Palladium’s new Kickstarter, Robotech Tactics. If you are unfamiliar with this […]

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FALLOUT: Lanius

There are times when I wished I lived somewhere else. Today is one of those times and I wish I was living in Australia. Australian Filmmaker Wade K. Savage announced “FALLOUT: LANIUS” will Premiere at Penny Arcade Expo Australia. The film was invited to screen earlier in the year due to the massive amount of interest around […]

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On Gaming and Rape Culture

Last week, on a popular roleplaying games community on Facebook, someone posted a photo of a naked woman in chains, accompanied by what I thought was a pretty misogynistic comment. I treated it the way I normally treat that sort of thing — I blocked the person who made the post, so I would no […]

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