Oddly, role-playing games have had a very good streak in bringing franchises to the table. Star Wars and Lord of the Rings both have very popular, remarkably well-done tabletop RPGs, for example. And now, the videogame franchise Dragon Age has its own tabletop role-playing game crossover…and it is every bit as good. Technically, the Dragon Age RPG has been around since about 2009, in […]
There’s some sales this weekend that may well appeal to geeks. First up is the one at DriveThruRPG which offers to serve up a host of traditional RPGs super cheap. It’s the second anniversary of Wizards of the Coast at DriveThruRPG. Every single D&D title is marked down 15% or more. Selective core rules are 75%. […]
EA got involved in this Dragon Age: Inquisition cosplay. They took cosplay Nebulaluben to the ancient Spanish city of Toledo to record the shoot with Cameko Sam. Photo credits: El Nin Mutante and Jesus Clares. EA’s Dragon Age: Inquisition is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.
Malcolm Klock has put together this montage of some of the great games of 2014. He stresses that if your favourite game is missing it will probably due to editing rather than it not being worthy. I think the final montage is neat. It’s both dramatic and beautiful. It has, as Klock says, been an […]
BioWare are on the record with how Skyrim has influenced Dragon Age. The Elders Scroll smash hit brought a wave of new players into the RPG area and these gamers are not familiar with some old RPG tropes, habits and styles. The third game in BioWare’s popular fantasy RPG series; Dragon Age: Inquisition reflects that. […]
E3 is the big game expo. It’s Monday and Microsoft have been speaking. Let’s take a look at their announcements and have a go at sorting the games into roleplaying tiers. The theory is this; there are computer roleplaying games which do what they can to recreate the RPG experience with a console or computer, […]