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I made a Board Game + Contest

As this post goes live, I have spent the past 2 months buried in Sketchbook Pro, 8 hours cutting tiles, Countless many hours nervously pouring my soul into a project that will follow me to Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio this week. T...

 
 
 
 

RPG of the Year - 2006

Holy shit damn, what a huge year! 57 games! And yes, there was a Sega Genesis game released this year. This is also one of those awkward years where a lot of developers were jumping to the new systems while other ones were still very uns...

 
 
 
 

RPG of the Year - 2005

Now, at first glance, this seems like a huge year. After all, there are 50 games! This was certainly a strong year for RPGs in that there were a LOT, but not so much in terms of quality. I'm confident in my top 5, but the runner ups...oh...

 
 
 
 

It's been a while

School and life has kept me from posting, but not from lurking over the past year or so. I am in the last stretch of my college education, and it's taken an interesting turn. One of my summer classes is a course on post modernism on the scr...

 
 
 
 
 
 

RPG of the Year - 2004

You think last year was a big year? Ha ha ha! This year, there are 49 games! Madness! Let's do this thang! #5 - Fable (Xbox) Let's get the obvious out of the way. Yes, it's very short. No, it didn't quite live up to everything Mol...

 
 
 
 

RPG of the Year - 2003

This is a HUGE year. There are 45 games! This is also the first year we're seeing a mobile game on the list. While you'd think this would make it hard for me to choose, just a simple glance at this list and I can already tell what's what...

 
 
 
 

TOP 7 Obscure games that ROCK.

Hello everyone. This is my first post. My information is right there on the right so, let's cut to the chase. I've been thinking for a while about what to write first, and as much as I have a few ideas for posts I really wanna write next, t...

 
 
 
 

RexwolfTrivia is back!

Hey, it's been a while since I've posted trivia, hasn't it? (The answer is yes.) Anyway, the battle for the blog is back, and let's go over the rules, shall we? First to answer wins a point. Google is allowed. First to five gets to send ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

RPG of the Year - 2002

This was a surprisingly dry year, at least compared to last year. There are only 18 games this time and sadly, not all of them are great. Let's hop into it! #5 - Elder Scrolls 3 - Morrowind (PC) ...I am not a fan of this game. And ye...

 
 
 
 

Old School Games: Dragon Warrior III

On the internet I've found that I'm not the only guy who likes Dragon Warrior, which we now know by their original title Dragon Quest. I'm resistant of that title change, which occasionally annoys many fans of the series. One of my discu...

 
 
 
 

Can game mechanics spoil us?

I have been playing the Final Fantasy IV Complete on the journey to and from work the last couple of weeks. I have been struck by this screen appearing every time I start and particularly the game noting that "Game progress will not b...

 
 
 
 

RPG of the Year - 2001

Back by popular demand that I just happened to find under the sofa, I present yet another GoTY article! This was a tough year. I mean, REALLY tough. It's bad when you've played half the games on the list and LOVED them. Yeah, THAT bad. ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Dark Void Zero is friggin' hard!

I've been playing Dark Void Zero lately. I managed to find a use for my PS3 controller and mapped the buttons to keys on my keyboard so I could use it to play DVZ but gadzooks is it difficult! I've played it for 3 hours collectively and I s...

 
 
 
 

Retro-Rant.com is now live!

That's right everyone the website retro-rant.com is now live and has all our videos embedded from youtube. Within the next few weeks Ericd will be tinkering around with it (and probably breaking it). For those of you who haven't seen Retro ...

 
 
 
 

NES controller phone case

I should've taken a picture of this years ago. This is actually the second one I've made. The first one fell out of my pocket as I rode my bike to work. I went looking for it. I found it had been crushed by an automobile. This phone is ...

 
 
 
 

Conkers Bad Fur Day (10 years latter)

Rare, or Rareware, the developer that created Conkers Bad Fur Day was in this trend of creating these incredibly vibrant adventure games. All of which were successful. Rare continued the trend of making these kinds of colourful adventure ...

 
 
 
 

Best System Evar: GAMEBOY COLOR.

If there were ever a sentence that I never thought I'd say, it would be the title of this article. I mean it! I'm a console gamer at heart. I've loved my Playstation since it took over my life at age 7, and my love for the console game w...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Brushing the Dust Off of Old Adventures

Original Post at Experience Points There just isn't anything quite like pulling an old game out from your collection and loading it up for the first time in years. The familiar sights and sounds from yesteryear tickle your senses and half...

 
 
 
 

Dear gaming gods: Please resurrect me!

I was always fond of the PC and console gaming heyday of my youth. I remember yearning for those constant chills and thrills, knowing that certain characters and games were going to stick with me for a long time to come... if not forever....

 
 
 
 

Forgotten Gems: North & South

This image just screams "historical accuracy." Back in the NES days I didn't have my own system so all of my gaming was done at other, luckier kids' houses. Since my friends didn't want to sit there for hours while I played "The Legend o...

 
 
 
 

Something about gaming magazines.

Man, remember when we used to read gaming magazines? Maybe you don't, but I do. A few days ago, while I was on my way to give a friend an old Xbox DVD remote I wasn't using, I had picked up three old gaming magazines for $5 at a Goodwill: ...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Chris Moyse

Hope you all have a wonderful and happy weekend xxx

 
 
RenaudB90

No nut November? More like Mo nut Movember, Ill see myself

 
 
homeoftheblues

It looks like Microsoft is offering one month of Xbox Game Pass for A pretty solid deal for people that want to try it

 
 
SkeleDent

At this point, the Torries are stalling with holes that Heat-Death of the Universe will make Brexit a moot

 
 
Chris Moyse

I wish my insides would go back to normal, its been ten straight months of discomfort and Im taking the meds, but I cant live like this forever, Im a shell of my former Im grateful its not worse, but still, fuck, it

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Danny Brown plays Persona 5 and is dropping a new album early Im down with

 
 
Electric Reaper

Freespace 2 has FAR too many targeting Sweet Cthulhu in Rlyeh,

 
 
SkeleDent

Heres my Armored Brigade I think the impulse system is a good way to save RTS games from the bane of clicks-per-second

 
 
homeoftheblues

Ready your arteries guys, on November 19th Arbys debuts the It has roast beef, cheddar sauce, Arbys sauce, horsey sauce, and Curly It will be available in classic, double, and half-pound

 
 
Tohsaka

Shiny? For me? Dont mind if I do!

 
 
Flegma

Do you think felines and gaming fit together well? Jaguar, Tiger Electronics, Tiger Telematics, Bubsy, Lynx, Blinx,

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

Theres this guy that I work with that is super into DreamWorks movies and it is soooooo goddamn He asked me if Ive seen Shrek 4, quoted Shark Tale the other day, and said, you remember that part in Cat in the after hearing Easy

 
 
Jetter Mars

Its been almost 10 years since I imported this bad Im tempted to pop it in again but need to find the

 
 
HPLargeCraft4

Oh boy, is that some sexy

 
 
Seymour

They have a shirt with that one Undertale thing on it! :O

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Havent played Killer7 in at least a It still holds up perfectly!

 
 
GiantTabby

I feel like playing a medieval fantasy RPG for the battle animations and Anyone got any recommendations? Besides Fire Emblem Echoes, thats the

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Mordin is one of the best things about Truly the very model of a scientist It always has to be Someone else might get it

 
 
GiantTabby

Damn I havent been here in Hows the community these days?

 
 
SrChurros

MHW PC: today was the last day of Kulve Taroth, and I havent been able to hunt her due to not having much free I managed to do a full hunt, was super lucky and got myself a rarity 8 water Bow! Cant wait to try it on

 
 
Xeo

Christmas is a month and a half away and Im up to my eyeballs in debt with zero money saved back for Christmas gifts for my son and Shes old enough that she understands, but hes Can anyone spare any unwanted toys and books around here?

 
 
BattleChan264

Kevlarmonkey insisted I post more battle sisters :P

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Sure, why not? Let the adventures of blindfolded Sword Woman and Robin begin!

 
 
Thanksgusiving

Banning Viagra was a big

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Time is Sun tried to be out, but Thats not fog, its smoke in Sacramento from the Camp Schools are all closed Christ its Qe couldnt even let patients have an outside break today due to the Fires about 100mi

 
 
AvtrSpirit

Some good political news for JCDent in the In gaming news, I cant decide between Magic: Arena and Do I want to get mana-screwed? or Activision-screwed?

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

Thank god Im moving back out in 2 Apparently, I tried to piss in my living room last night

 
 
Soulbow

Well that sure was Got another one #SiegeToid

 
 
kevlarmonkey

Just scored a $35 eshop card for $25 from wal mart (works ps, and Xbox too, and games), all totally Link in the comments, because its from another gaming Didnt want people to miss out

 
 
Tohsaka

💖💖💖

 
 
King Kaiser

Im sorry I havent posted in a while, but Im honestly getting kind of bored Im going to try to engage more but Ive been too busy

 
 
TheBlondeBass

The Ultimate Destructoid Draws is upon us! The theme this time around Smash Bros Ultimate! Starting with a fighting game, ending with a fighting game (of UPDATED details in the comments -- roughly two weeks left!

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Putting Siege into a disc tray without protection means you could catch a shit-game disease called This illness has the awful habit of trying to get you to put more Siege into your disc tray at 5 in the Dont do Siege

 
 
Flanx

wtf am I stuck in this Dragon Quest casino game? It keeps

 
 
Rad Party Gobblegobble
 
 
JohnSmith123

I kinda sorta like the idea of Origin Id rather pay $15 to try out EA games spending $60 on something I might not Like Redboxing it in a Going through BFV now and Im installing Madden Think its a pretty neato

 
 
Adam P

Surgery Wish me

 
 
FakePlasticTree

BioWare’s best former writers Chris L’Etoile (Mass Effect 1) needs some His wife has suffered a stroke, current condition is America being America has made it hard to pay the If you can help them then please Link in

 
 
Jetter Mars

Why hello UPS

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

*bump* go listen to my terrible crap (link in comments)

 
 
Electric Reaper

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion is free on the Humble Store right now

 
 
Tohsaka

Sonys ditching

 
 
Perro

The Tetris DS Diaries: Im too I cant It might be days however before I reach I wont even attempt 999 million points though, that would be too much insanity

 
 
Occams

Roy Clark I dont know how many of yall watched Hee Haw but I found it fun as a guilty Then I got older and grew to respect the folks from it in a way that kid me never could Godspeed,

 
 
Soulbow

Welp, thats Red Dead Redemption 2 Pretty crazy how you find out in the end that Dutch isnt actually Dutch hes actually

 
 
Dwavenhobble

In other news some-one with an apparent EA IP turned up in Eurogamers Battlefield V review So seems like EA has resorted to payed shills in comments sections

 
 
Boxofstuffingman214

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

 
 
NeoTurbo

BASS IM CALLING YOU OUT FOR A MTG ARENA SHOWDOWN! Your fishy hide will be mine!