Archive | December, 2009
2010 Indie Games to Look Forward to

2010 Indie Games to Look Forward to

{jcomments on} Above: Mon & Bot Remember 2009? Me neither. That shit is old hat. As we crawl into 2010 like newborn kittens blinking at the light, it’s good to keep in mind some of the smaller releases that nonetheless deserve your attention in the coming year. Between all of the Mass Effects and Super [...]

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A Little Bit of History

A Little Bit of History

{jcomments on}On Monday, Gamasutra published an interview with Arnie Katz, co-founder of the very first dedicated video game magazine, Electronic Games. Having recently written a bit about some modern gaming publications, it seems only natural to call attention to this look back at the medium’s roots. The interview is interesting enough, though having been born in [...]

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The Player’s Role

{jcomments on}Imagine you are playing an epic fantasy roleplaying game. If you’re familiar with these games, you know, at least among North American and European developers, that these games pride themselves on the freedom of choice they offer the player. Now imagine you’ve chosen to play the stereotypical Good Fantasy Hero, the type of righteous [...]

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