Category Archives: RPG or thereabouts

Final Fantasy Tactics – Best Game Ever Made?

Final Fantasy Tactics – Best Game Ever Made? The true best Final Fantasy , the one that most people overlook, doesn’t even have a number. Made during Square’s creative renaissance in the late 90s, Final Fantasy Tactics for the PlayStation … Continue reading

Animu, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, RPG or thereabouts, Strategy, Video Gaming

The Debate Over the Final Fantasy Series

The Debate Over the Final Fantasy Series What’s your favorite Final Fantasy ? The most common favorites are VI and VII, but opinions vary wildly. You ask someone to rate any game in the series (whether you’re online or off) … Continue reading

Comedy, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, RPG or thereabouts, Video Gaming

South Park: The Stick of Truth

South Park: The Stick of Truth South Park can be funny, but it has its faults. The jokes are unrepentantly juvenile and often predictable. The “lesson” of each episode is obviously drawn upon whatever political beliefs Parker and Stone want … Continue reading

Comedy, RPG or thereabouts, Video Gaming

Shadowrun Returns: Competent, With Unfulfilled Potential

Shadowrun Returns : Competent, With Unfulfilled Potential Shadowrun is a multimedia franchise that started with a tabletop RPG in 1989. It has had a recent resurgence due to the success of a Kickstarter campaign, resulting in the game I’m reviewing. … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, RPG or thereabouts, Strategy, Video Gaming

Devil Survivor: The Best Megami Tensei

Ambivalent About this Series I played Revelations: Persona when it first came out in 1996. I didn’t enjoy it that much; it was far too obtuse and clunky though I enjoyed the concept of collecting monsters for use in combat … Continue reading

Animu, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Music, Post-Apocalyptic, RPG or thereabouts, Strategy, Video Gaming

A Review of the Bundle Stars ‘Bundle #6 – Catnip’

A Review of the Bundle Stars ‘Bundle #6 – Catnip’ For a change of pace I’m reviewing an indie games bundle that has more than a mayfly’s lifespan left before closing. Check out Bundle Stars for lots of cheap games; … Continue reading

Adventure, First-Person, Online Gaming, Puzzle, RPG or thereabouts, Tower Defense, Video Gaming

A Review of the Indie Royale “Mighty Bundle”

A Review of the Indie Royale “Mighty Bundle” Go to Indie Royale , get cool games for cheap. Let’s check them out. Waveform Another game from the Indie Royale that refused to let me take a screenshot. I even tried … Continue reading

Animu, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Horror, Puzzle, Racing, RPG or thereabouts, Strategy, Video Gaming

Final Fantasy IV DS

Guest article by Hamilton Clower ********** Final Fantasy IV DS Classic. A little over a decade ago, I was a starry-eyed high schooler, walking home across the Longfellow bridge, drunk on mental visions of Final Fantasy VII and probably a … Continue reading

Animu, Guest Article, Hamilton Clower, RPG or thereabouts, Video Gaming

Wartune

Wartune is a flash game that is ostensibly about “epic hybrid turn-based RPG/strategy” but is primarily about clicking on menus to get in-game currency so you can grind faster. It’s a missed opportunity that quite clearly sacrificed quality for money-making … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Online Gaming, RPG or thereabouts, Video Gaming

Kingdom of Loathing: A Snarky Browser-Based MMO for Snarky Nerds

Kingdom of Loathing: A Snarky Browser-Based MMO for Snarky Nerds Kingdom of Loathing is a parody MMO by Asymmetric Publications. It has run constantly since early 2003 until today. I first played Kingdom of Loathing in late 2005. Its addictive … Continue reading

Comedy, MMO, Online Gaming, RPG or thereabouts, Video Gaming