Category: Gaming

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January 6, 2015

Roll20

Roll20 is a new, Kickstarted, freemium virtual gaming tabletop for organizing and playing D&D online (any edition), Pathfinder, Shadowrun, Savage Worlds, FATE, indie RPGs, and other tabletop games that 'brings pen and paper gaming to the web the right way'. HTML5-based and runs in-browser, so no downloads or plugins or other cruft.

August 3, 2014

Sunless Sea

A cursory review. Some years ago, London suffered a bit of a cataclysm and fell into massive underground caverns filled with weird stuff. Sunless Sea is a roguelikelike where you play as a captain on the underground sea - or "zea", as the game insists on spelling it.

July 23, 2014

Medium, Message

Brendan Vance has a lot of very interesting things to say, starting with

I develop videogames for a living, but I spent last year really hating videogames. I questioned how it was I could consume 60 hours of ‘content’ for Assassin’s Creed 3 yet feel utterly unsatisfied by my act of consumption. I questioned what it was I had consumed, other than my own time. I questioned what it was I sought from the game in the first place. I questioned the nature of the ‘content’ it claimed to offer me; privately I began to suspect it might not even exist.

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