Posts Tagged ‘Gaming’
Reviewed by Chris Pattison Over the past few months, there have been a lot of easy to pick up, hard to master games that have either been released or come to public notice due to the Lockdown’s we have all been experiencing recently. One of these such games, looking to join the likes of Among […]
The Destroyer of Worlds is the latest cinematic module for the Alien roleplaying game, and this time its war!
First up, if you have read the title of this, are a D&D player and have no idea what a False Hydra is… then great! Stop now, don’t google it and go and ask your DM to run one. If he/ she doesn’t know, then have them look it up; it’s a lot of fun, […]
I have been playing 40k since the days of the original Rogue Trader book in all it’s strange and weird glory. I took a small break in between 3rd and 5th editions, but within my time in the game, I never played competitively until 8th edition. Why? Well It seemed a bit more streamlined, and […]
TI4 is a 3+ player game, therefore if you only have two people you are pretty scuppered and your options are: don’t play; use one of the internet’s homebrews, which knocks out phases and adds restrictions ORRRRRR you could do what we did and play the 3rd player between us. Now this sounds strange but […]
All in all, TI4 is a great game (though not the cheapest), balanced, not overly complex, quicker than you might think and with so much replayability. If you are the long hall war gaming type then you'll need to go into it understanding that it isn’t really a wargame, despite its look, it’s a game of diplomacy and threat… with the ability to war it out, if you must.
In the news recently there was a piece about Sony patenting a new piece of technology. This is nothing new for Tech companies in general but where this patent seems to differ somewhat and could potentially be revolutionary to gaming is its algorithms that learn when you are struggling to defeat a part of the game or Boss and then offer you the option to buy a piece of armour, or a weapon , for a reasonable price, to progress past the point you are having issue with.
Geek Pride's Peter Ray Allison straps himself into the pilot seat and powers up his mech to take MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries for a spin.
The SLA Industries roleplaying game first appeared twenty-five years ago. As an entirely new setting, SLA (pronounced “Slay”) Industries was praised for its originality and iconic themes, for which it won numerous awards. The game is based around a far-future dystopia. Much of the known universe is owned, or indirectly controlled, by the eponymous corporation […]
What can be said about Matthew Dawkins that hasn’t been said before? Matthew Dawkins, otherwise known as the Gentleman Gamer, is a freelance writer and in-house developer for Onyx Path Publishing. His credits are phenomenal and include pretty much every branch of the World of Darkness and Chronicles of Darkness. From the excellent Beckett’s Jyhad […]