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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...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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 ...

 
 
 
 

The Pacifist Gamer Ep001: Dreamcast Godzilla Games

On this show, I take a look at rare and unpopular video games. This is my first attempt at making a video game related show. Please excuse the poor sound quality and my failed attempt at the English language, as I am French. As the series p...

 
 
 
 

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: ...

 
 
 
 

The Ultimate Megathon Smackdown! For Charity!

This is the fourth marathon quest by the BROgamers, and the first to support the Child's Play Charity. We're a group of high school kids from an arts school in Central Virginia, privy to both current-gen and retro games. We've trudged throu...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

ScionVyse

Hey, I started working on some new music I think it sounds really good! The name being similar to Alphadeus recent post is a coincidence, I had this named before that was

 
 
Morty

Lets add a bit of positivity to the recent and mostly fair GoT I wish all of us a nice finale to an awesome Valar

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
Boxman214

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
Startyde

A lesson in grieving for my GoT friends: no matter how poorly paced, badly written, rushed or non sensical the finale may seem tonight, just close your eyes, breathe, and assume the whole thing was just indoctrination by *thumbs up*

 
 
medicamecanica

Its a popular time for birthdays cause its mine too! Found out my fellow closer has the same exact birthday and requested off way in advance so im at work like:

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
taterchimp

John Wick 3 was hella good, and when 4 Seasons started playing I got shivers

 
 
Kevin Mersereau

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Gradius 1 - Tough but Gradius II - Just plain Gradius III - Tough and Gosh I hope IV and Gaiden arent this Gradius III is kicking my Theres a reason its considered one of the hardest games ever made, huh? Halfway

 
 
Electric Reaper

The Outer Wilds devs are being assholes, banning people from their Steam forums for talking about how Backers can get Of course people want refunds after the game went Epic store

 
 
absolutfreak

We survived Tough Mudder Philly Heres the after 9 miles and 25 obstacles later, exhausted and a little banged Had so much fun

 
 
Cloudman Sam

Anyone looking to replace their old game systems?

 
 
windblades

Returning to The Witcher 3 after a long Anything I should keep in kind while playing, other than remembering that the world outside the game exists?

 
 
Hypno

Since my cute nemesis Gaj posted a retro spin on the Halo theme, I will post an even more retro take on this iconic

 
 
Chris Hovermale

Starting today, I have a whole week off from my day and then my NEW day job starts the week after Its gonna be an interesting 9 days~

 
 
Parismio

Happy birthday to my bday bro in arms, Hope you have a good day as well!

 
 
jobejoe

Sekiro update - Ive reached Hirata Estate Hidden Temple boss and the mini-boss straight after the Ashina Castle About 8 hours gameplay in dont think this is the game for Glad I tried it

 
 
SpielerDad

Watching Halle Berry train for John Wick 3 makes me feel all funny, in a good

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid

 
 
PatBateman17

Last night I had a dream I was playing indoor baseball with Wes Tacos, only the bat and ball were cookie sure what that means but maybe I’m having a life crisis? 😂

 
 
ScionVyse

Its about time I played through DS2 There are still a ton of builds Ive yet to try, so I need to get on

 
 
Tricerapops

I think the square footage of my shitty apartment qualifies as a tiny home so why isnt anyone eating out my asshole about how considerate I am about my footprint? I own a I am not Captain Planet, I am just

 
 
Electric Reaper

How could a once scary main character and a currently scary main character get scared by a horror video game?

 
 
Churros89

Been playing Not Sonic Adventure (AKA Spark the Electric Jester 2) this weekend, and so far it is pretty fun! While this one is rougher around the edges and feels more amateur than the first game, this is still a really good platforming time so

 
 
IneptMelonhead

Just finished Still hooked on fortnite (and embarrassed about Need to get back into BotW and Hollow

 
 
Boxman214

Prediction for last episode of GoT, having only seen the first ever episode: everyone Like, literally, everyone

 
 
Gajknight

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
dephoenix

People asking the real questions on Fire Emblem: Three Houses Amazon

 
 
AdmiralAckbong

Happy bday Parismio! Hope you get some cool gifts, eat good food and have an excellent Live it up and get your peepee touched!

 
 
Scissorhands

There is only one God and his name is And there is only one thing we say to Death: “not What will Daenerys say to him tomorrow?

 
 
jobejoe

Never thought I was going to love Etrian Odyssey Untold as much as I have Its a long JRPG dungeon crawler, but it pretty consistently throws new situations the players Love exploring the dungeons/ so many close situations! Love it!

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

If Griffith was a #Striptoid

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I had an amazing 10-roll in Dragalia Lost this morning! I got nearly all the new Adventurers at once, plus a Sumo SUMO DRAGON!!

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid

 
 
Flegma

Talk enough of something and theyll give in Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam and all that Which is why Ive looked a bit too often what old Gundam games look like

 
 
MeeGhoulz

Guys, this is awesome!How come I neverheard of it?

 
 
JcDent

Oops

 
 
Chris Moyse

Happy Birthday Parismio!, hope youre having a wicked weekend

 
 
Fuzunga

You can cleave something apart or you can cleave something Goodbye forever, you lovable

 
 
Parismio

Im 27 few more years til the big 3-0!

 
 
JcDent

Im glad people managed to turn link-relateds idiots aborted gf/sister/daughter bullshit into something actually

 
 
Tricerapops

Man, I hope they put Splatterhouse 2 and 3 on that there Genesis I am already ordering the 2010 game so that I can have all of the games in one place, but that would be friggin

 
 
Electric Reaper

So its not just the armor on the ankylosaurus waifu that is Im really liking the My Girlfriend is a T-Rex manga so

 
 
MajinRotty

Finished A Hat in Im OK with Gears for Breakfast just infinitely producing DLC for this game until the end of

 
 
Seymour

Has anyone watched Netflixs Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile? Ever since watching Conversations With A Killer, Ive been fascinated with Ted Bundys monstrous

 
 
RenaudB90

And thats the entirety of Halo 4 on Legendary in one I now welcome the sweet embrace of

 
 
Boxman214

This is my newest tabletop Its great! You should play it!