Othercide first caught my attention while I was perusing Steam, looking for games that I would enjoy on my PC. I have always struggled with the idea of gaming on a PC outside of strategy or MMO style games, and as such I have tended to stay away from FPS games or games that fall outside of those types of categories. I’ve enjoyed Warcraft, Command and Conquer and even the X-COM games and this is what led to my discovery of Othercide.
When I first started Valheim, I was immediately greeted by one of the best/worst opening sequences imaginable. The dreaded wall of text. If done properly, the text wall can convey important and critical information about the story in a way that draws the player deeper and cements an emotional involvement. If done poorly, it can drag an already arduous process even further into a damning spiral of despair. Too Melodramatic? Probably, but you knew who I was when you clicked this review. Thankfully, Valheim keeps the text short, informative and interesting without feeling like an afterthought. Simultaneously precise and inelegant, it gives the player what they need and deposits them into the game.
Last year, in a creative collaboration with Chaosium, Professional Writing students from Taylor University (Upland, IN) created and published a Call of Cthulhu scenario as part of their studies. Today, the published result of that creative collaboration, the scenario Refractions of Glasston, has received recognition with a Judges’ Spotlight Award in the 2020 ENnie Awards. “This is a wonderful
“A new Roleplaying Game set in Bryan Donihue’s World of Incursion. No classes. No levels. No limits.”While we were broadcasting live from InConJunction 39, we ran across a small game that was actually launching at the convention. Based in writer Bryan Donihue’s fictional setting that his books are based in,
Announces The Fall of London V5 Chronicle Modiphius Entertainment has signed a publishing deal with Paradox Interactive to manage the tabletop roleplaying brand Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition “We are thrilled to become the official stewards of this incredible roleplaying game,” said Chris Birch, President and CEO of Modiphius. “And
As August 2nd nears, we are looking forward to getting our grubby little hands on the Pathfinder 2.0 playtest. In case you haven’t heard, or have been living under a rock… They are coming out with a new version. Hence the name Pathfinder 2.0. You can listen to us talk
We have talked about Modiphius Entertainment here before. They are the creators of Achtung! Cthulhu, the WWII setting for Call of Cthulhu and Savage Worlds. They also have grown with a laundry list of new games and new versions of older titles in their library, and here within the past