Trick-takers serve as a bastion for players wanting uncertainty and for designers to experiment with drawing cards at random. There is joy in the draw, and trick-tackers are a citadel built for lady luck.
Wave Race: Blue Storm is a sleek racing game bogged down by complexity and added systems. It has all the trappings that come with technically demanding gameplay and state-of-the-art water simulation.
On the eve of a new year, let’s look back at what has been published on the site, and briefly discuss upcoming articles and projects in 2023.
Pikmin it is the ultimate wargame. It manages to create a disturbing contrast present throughout the whole experience with its mix of cuteness and brutality that dictate the natural world depicted.
I came away from my time of PAX Unplugged with a sense of relief. The future of this hobby is bright and will continue to be so as long as it requires us to sit at the table across from one another interacting, laughing, and occasionally bewildered.
Never Alone is more than just a book whose primary purpose is to accompany the exhibit that shares its name. Yes, it prepares audiences for the exhibit, but it does so by way of clever descriptions of the 36 video games on exhibition. It imparts relevant background information and is a primer to the concepts…
A Profound Waste of Time (APWOT) promotes the discussion of video games as an end in themselves. Its second issue continues and improves on its predecessor’s insightful writing, gorgeous presentation, and art inspired by video games.