Rpgs

  • I Went to the Hinterlands…

    … This post contains spoilers for Dragon Age: Inquisition, up until the immediate aftermath of the quest ‘In Your Heart Shall Burn’. I booted up Dragon Age with high levels of anticipation, which were only made worse by the fact that my Xbox wanted to install the game, delaying my start time by a further half an hour or so. Then, to make matters…

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  • Earthbound Rap Mashup Is Appropriately Odd

    … Earthbound might be old enough to warrant the moniker "cult classic" at this point, but Nintendo's beloved SNES-era RPG has still managed to win over new fans ever since it came to the Wii U last year. One such player fell in love with the game so wholly that he's now honored it with—what else?—a rap mashup tribute. The album is called "Word…

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  • Going Analogue: What MMOs Can Learn From LARPs

    … gaming days and it’s a dream I’ve never quite given up on. Yet the genre has become stagnant, like the fetid dregs of your drink once you’ve dragged yourself to bed after an all-night raiding binge. Everquest became popular, then World of Warcraft ridiculously so, and the desire for all that subscription money cemented the theme park MMO as the One…

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  • I Hate Starting New Games In RPGs

    … game? It's just... there are all these numbers. And skills. And traits. What if I make the wrong choice and, hours later, have to start over to play the way I want? This always seems to happen to me when I start a new RPG (or a classic I haven't played before), and most recently I've been stuck at the starting line in both Fallout 2 and Wasteland 2…

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  • Stories of a Gamer: Bunneh3000′s History Of Gaming

    …), Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders, Dynasty Warriors, Samurai Warriors, BLoody Roar, Tekken, Onimusha, Robotech, and more began to dominate my gametime as for years. FPS and action shooters are definitely my goto genres but my heart resides firmly in flight combat sims (particularly space ones) and strategy/RPG games. That affinity will always be there…

    Gaming Precision- 2 readers -
  • Why NPCs Always Have The Same One-Liners

    … Dorkly has the answer in their latest comic about why all the NPCs in various stores act weird and repeat the same sentences over and over again. It's absolutely not because their AI is simple. Check out more Dorkly comics here. Why RPG NPCs Always Repeat Themselves [Dorkly] To contact the author of this post, write to: gergovas@kotaku.com…

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  • The 12 Most Obnoxious Dungeons & Dragons Monsters

    … In the worlds of D&D, there are countless monsters that terrify the general populace, but only a few truly strike fear into the heart of adventurers. Not because they're so powerful, mind you, but because they're really annoying. Here are a dozen player-tormenting monsters beloved by cruel Dungeons Masters. Top image by DeviantArtist…

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  • 15 More Obscure RPGs We Wish Had Sequels

    … Following last week's List of 7 Obscure RPGs I Wish Had Sequels, there were so many incredible suggestions from Kotaku readers that we're doing it again. I had a dream last night that I watched a secret Stanley Kubrick film that hadn't been…Read moreRead on The list below includes RPGs and action RPGs readers wanted sequels for. It references…

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  • Freeware Garden: SanctuaryRPG

    … Describing SanctuaryRPG as a huge, hilarious and most honorable devourer of free time would be an understatement. Also, a rather vague statement too, as this freeware beauty also happens to be a proper, full-fledged text-based RPG with some terrific ASCII illustrations and outrageous bosses, that lets you fantasize about being anything from…

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  • Natural Doctrine Cross-Plays In Multiplayer Modes All Playstation Consoles

    … Strategy RPG fans rejoice! The brilliant minds at NIS America decided to partner with Kadokawa games to bring the latest in cross-buy and cross-play fantastical-ness. In the single player game, you play as the medieval master of swordy-ness named Geoff. With his two female warrior companions, they are tasked with raiding goblin controlled…

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  • Feature Friday: Five horrible X-Men games, and a beg for one that delivers

    … This past week we’ve been posting a bunch of X-Men related stuff, most of it having to do with the Death of Wolverine storyline in the comics. It got us to thinking though; where are all the good X-Men games? Brought up by new BG arrival and big time X-Men fan Kiri, it seems like there are just no good X-games anywhere as of late. For a while…

    Brutal Gamer- 1 readers -