Is Ingress about to add levels 17 to 24?


Ingress is Google’s alternative reality game. Two sides, the green Enlightened and the blue Resistance, battle it out for control of portals. I’ve written about why I feel Google is messing up the Resistance’s story, turning them into hypocrites but I and millions of others still love the game. For the last year the level […]

Google’s Ingress April Fools joke – Pac-man take over


Google’s put their April Fools joke live for their mobile alternative reality game live. Ingress players have their cursor turned into Pac-man and portals are now ghosts. This shouldn’t muck up gameplay too much but it’s certainly going to confuse players who forget what day it is. In Ingress there are two sides who complete […]

6 gifs only Ingress players will understand


Have you succumbed to the lure of Google’s location based alternative reality game Ingress? There are two factions in a struggle against one another; The Enlightened (green) who believe the newly discovered “exotic matter” should be free and that the world can be a better place and The Resistance (blue) who oppose those ideals and […]

The God of Orcs: Turn your favourite tabletop mini into a gamebook


Narborion Saga Book II: The God of Orcs is the second book from novelist Sylvia Finali and former Dragon editor-in-chief Dr Tom Pollak. The RPG gamebook app lets you scan your favourite miniature from your tabletop roleplaying or wargaming and have it included in the story. The app is produced by Liber Primus Games. Co-Founder […]

Google’s Ingress ARG partners with Schuh


Google’s alternative reality game announced today a deal with shoe retailer, Schuh, that turns their stores into portals in the game. On Google+ the Niantic Project wrote; MI20, a secret British Intelligence Agency, uncovered a series of XM Powerspots across the UK. It is unknown if the Agency still exists, but it seems that part […]

The evolution of game books: A review of Sol Invictus


I’m impressed by the technology and the format of Cubus Games’ SOL INVICTUS. This is a book for your smartphone or tablet and headphones are recommended. You can pick it up on Google Play or Apple’s App Store. There are iPhone and iPad versions available for the latter. As it happens SOL INVICTUS is the […]

What will Dungeons & Dragons in 2015 look like?


This weekend at PAX the Wizards of the Coast team lifted the lid on a host of 2015 news. Dungeons and Dragons is stepping up it’s digital offering and will bring on a range of expert partners. Set in Forgotten Realms, Wizards has licensed games from Backflip Studios, Beamdog and Cryptic Studios with Perfect World […]