Fall Guys Guide: An Anti-Competitive Primer

I love playing Fall Guys. I am also terrible at playing Fall Guys. These two things aren't even at odds; rather, they feed each other. That floor-level skill barrier is a unique feature of a unique game; it's always a thrill when a new type of game pops up on the...

Dragon Quest XI S: Five Great Things About Sylvando

Dragon Quest XI S has some great characters. In fact, it has some of my favorite characters in the entire series - and just in video games in general. The cast is a lively and likable bunch, and it's one of the reasons I fell in love with DQ 11 in the first place. My...

A Beginner’s Guide to Genshin Impact

Move aside, Granblue Fantasy! Genshin Impact (currently available for Windows, PS4, Android, and iPhone) has taken the world by storm and entranced gamers with its highly stylized open world gameplay and colorful cast of characters. It’s highly derivative of many...

Dragon Quest IX: Quester’s Rest, Krak Pot, and the Starflight Express

Last week, I mostly talked about the Dragon Quest IX's Vocation system, the story set-up, and how themes and locations remind me so much of Dragon Quest VII. This week, I'd like to talk about some of the mechanics that make IX feel unique and different from other...

Dragon Quest IV (Ch.1): Ragnar McRyan and the Case of the Missing Children

For the next few weeks, I'm going to be talking about Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen. You can find my first post on the game here. But here is the short version: DQIV is a great game, and probably one of my favorite in the series. The game is divided up into...

The Messenger: Too Much of a Good Thing?

https://youtu.be/2vaYsgOHTlI 2018’s The Messenger was a game that I had anticipated like few others. Previews indicated a throwback to the 8-bit Ninja Gaiden series with an infusion of modern indie game design. Having been blown away by Yacht Club Games’ 2014 indie...

Dragon Quest V: (Part Two) Young Adulthood

This week, I'm talking about Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride! The game is divided into three parts, based on the hero's age, so the posts are divided up that way, too. You can find the first part, detailing the hero's childhood, right here. Today, I'm...

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The Messenger: Too Much of a Good Thing?

The Messenger: Too Much of a Good Thing?

https://youtu.be/2vaYsgOHTlI 2018’s The Messenger was a game that I had anticipated like few others. Previews indicated a throwback to the 8-bit Ninja Gaiden series with an infusion of modern indie game design. Having been blown away by Yacht Club Games’ 2014 indie...

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Did You Know: Is Ashlynn In Dragon Quest VI Really The Dragon?

Did You Know: Is Ashlynn In Dragon Quest VI Really The Dragon?

There's a fan theory out there that suggests Ashlynn in Dragon Quest VI is actually the golden dragon seen in the game (and on the Super Famicom cover). There's evidence to suggest this is - and isn't - the case, so today we'll be exploring all of those routes. It...

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What is the DMs Guild for D&D? And Why It’s Great

What is the DMs Guild for D&D? And Why It’s Great

As a Dungeon Master, I am always looking for great tools and resources to offer my happy band of murder-hobos an exciting and fulfilling adventure. I know this can easily be obtained by diving head first into the numerous official Wizards of the Coasts modules, box...

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