From the highest vantage point to a small dungeon, Dominus finds a plethora of ways to wage war and then never gives you the time to try them.
Announcement of a stream for Enchanted Scepters, one of the first games for the Macintosh, featuring guest Keith Kaisershot. (February 25, 2017)
Chess moves are a bit of a silly basis for a whole game. Knight Movies definitely makes a go of it though.
Bill Williams’s ridiculously ambitious “cultural simulation” game tries to create an entire society and its religion. It’s hard to understand, a chore to play, and incredible in scope.
This early CD-ROM novel by Hyperbole Studios imagines how to tell a story across multiple perspectives and mediums, an inventive idea even though the story is muddled.
In place of plot or a focus on RPG stats, Magus lets you wander.
A trip-hop electric piano groove isn’t an obvious choice for shop music in a fantasy RPG, but it fits the mood.
Not all who wander are lost, but in Obitus, you will always be lost. For this otherwise simple and charming RPG, either prepare to draw your own maps or don’t bother playing.
Despite mishandling the fundamentals of RPGs, Odyssey: The Legend of Nemesis breathes life into an allegory.
In the absence of a compelling lead character, story, or gameplay idea, Tlön shares none of the unreal intrigue of the short story that inspired it apart from perhaps its art.