Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara

Updated 06-18-2013
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Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara

Part of the appeal of Dungeons and Dragons (the table top RPG) is that it takes you out of the modern day of 24 hour news cycles and constant connection to everyone everywhere through multiple simultaneous internet portals. It takes you to a place of pen, paper, monsters and real human to human socialization. Appropriately enough, Capcom's re-release of these two Dungeons and Dragons games also work to take you back to bygone era -- the arcade era, a time that was also focused on the tactile and "irl" interactions.

Though there are plenty of coin gobbling design choices here that simply don't make sense for today's consoles, they still offer some of the best opportunities possible to escape into the medieval world of the 90s.

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