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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...

 
 
 
 

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...

 
 
 
 

Dreamcast News Round-Up

I really hope that title made you do a double take. YES. NEWS.. First off, bullet hell shooter game developer NG:DEV sold out of the batch of Fast Striker they sent to Play-Asia. They won't release how many units they sent to them, but t...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Mamekuma

The DioField Chronicle demo I really love this style of gameplay and surprised it hasnt been used more If the writing and story hold up and are great, I may end up getting this day Graphics are a little wierd tho

 
 
Sam van der Meer

I, the solitary gamer, am craving a multiplayer FPS I can sink into casually… Any recs? I don’t currently have a (good) mic and am not always inclined to get chatty with teammates, which might seem counter to what I may suggest, but had these two in m

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Didnt realize 4 games Im looking forward to, release this First Cult, and today Fashion Police Squad, and Backpack Tomorrow Been waiting on FPS for awhile tho, so much Not that Ill get to play them But I will

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

idk something tells me that multiverse smash clone is gonna pop off

 
 
RiffRaff

Should I do it? I think I I missed this summers screening of Spirited Away, Nausicaa, and Mononoke because I was either sick or work got in the way and Im going to go see Howl Shame Totoro isnt on the

 
 
Whispering Willow

Sophia looks at the sword and turns What the hell do I need that sword for? I wanted another wand! Ten would be perfect! Meanwhile, Rose ponders all the shiny options before her, but will she do the research and pick the right one? Probably

 
 
FakePlasticTree

This man’s voice is like if someone put on a cartoon voice for mockery reasons except it is his actual Skeletor esque voice delivering a thinly veiled threat that comes off as incredibly I should go back to playing the Crash remakes and 4

 
 
RiffRaff

Someone at Monolith was having a laugh giving names to the elite Cant wait to find Filthy Sancho and The Swordmarch

 
 
Anonymous 20

45+ hrs into Xenoblade As much as Im enjoying it, I find myself missing the moments of levity from 2, or the inspired level design from I think thematically, this is the strongest game of the bunch, but I feel like its missing some of the fun

 
 
Sleeeves

Just want to thank everyone who supported me this morning, you all really helped me and I wasnt expecting I cherish this place so much, love you <3

 
 
Anonymous 20

Just wanted to stop by and give you all my sincerest Honestly, there are times here where I feel outcast, like I dont belong But when I was down in the dumps, this community really came through to help pick me You guys are amazing!

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Im not ready for Better Call Saul to For my money, the superior show of the two Just exceptional Guess Ill just rewatch all three once its

 
 
Chris Moyse

Happy Belated Birthday to SP I hope that you had a very rad weekend and that this year brings you much happiness and opportunities for good Have a wicked one,

 
 
Nydius

Show me a game from your childhood that, despite being derivative or a bit janky or low budget or just kinda middling (or all of the above!), you absolutely loved and couldn’t stop I’ll go first:

 
 
Chris Moyse

When I see stuff like this all I think of is Mike Martin and/or I guess that means their work is

 
 
Seymour

So, I recently discovered a metal band out of India called Love it! Its occasionally a little hokey, but still something I hadnt quite heard Also, this was apparently done for Beyond Good & Evil

 
 
Sleeeves

My mental health has jumped off a cliff these last few days and Im having a really hard Hopefully work will take my mind off things for a few On the upside, I just got my first gaming PC and am loving it so far, Ive been missing out!

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

The day of reckoning draws nearer,Ultrakill Act 2 is out After Act 2 drops the price of Ultrakill will go up by €10 which is more them fair with all the content in each Act so now is the last chance to buy it at a cheaperish Chill song

 
 
Gajknight

Eternal Legend status

 
 
RiffRaff

Have a great day!

 
 
Neronium

Just had to fix my parents computer It had failed boot sectors after cloning to an Rooted around in the cmd and eventually got it working Now I sleep for computers have tired me

 
 
hester2

If XC 3 sticks out what theyre doing in the first few chapters, it could be something The last thing I expected from this game was to be a pitch perfect representation of (spoiler in comments)

 
 
Fuzunga

I have finished Xenoblade 3! Truly the longest final boss battle I have ever experienced, so take that as a warning when you get In the end, the story wasn’t at all what I expected, and it didn’t click till the end, but it was’t

 
 
Exber

Finished watching The Went blind just following some of you guys talking about it and I really loved Though a favorite episode is hard to pick, that battle in episode 4 is Good writing is always appreciated, as seen in the

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
Vadicta

Looking at a WikiHow on saving resources in RE4 for the crazy illustrations and made the mistake of reading the Theyre disuadung people from getting the Red9? The RED FUCKING 9?? The best handgun in video game history??? Slander!!!

 
 
Ricky Namara

WHY IS THIS NOT EVEN A THING YET!???

 
 
Ricky Namara

Random Rant While Pooping #0001: Indonesian homophobes favorite line to shut you up anytime LGBTQ+ is brought up is to say, Why are you talking about this? Are you gay? And its effective because if someone says Yes here then their life is

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Currently starting a playthrough of all the Mario & Luigi games, as I adore them, and now have a 2ds to play them I dont own Paper Jam Is it worth grabbing? Not a fan of Sticker Star, and worry they might have Sticker Starred

 
 
Scootaluigi

As a 21yo, I was actually in the target demographic for these Wii U commercials when they Saw them all the time while watching Cartoon Network with my Speaking from first-hand experience, I can say that these ads sold a lot of Xbox

 
 
Nydius

My ISP is having trouble connecting to certain sites like Disqus so to answer those who are asking, those TMNT figures in my last qtoid post are called Metalfigs by Jada Sorry if this is qtoid

 
 
Seymour

8 hours in and Im starting to feel a bit of a grind in the cult management in Cult of the Lamb, but it could just be because Im letting my flock die Went from 10 to 7 in a matter of a couple days! Hopefully, recruiting will alleviate

 
 
Kerrik52

It took a lot of adventuring, but now the Penetrator armor is What a crazy secret to add, even by From Software A shame that armor in Demons Souls sucks, but hey, its the thought that It was such an obvious

 
 
Whispering Willow

The zombies will finally come for Pat Sajack but Vanna will be at the

 
 
TheIntern

This joke feels like it was crafted for this

 
 
Vesalius

Are y’all ready to join the new world? I hear it has energy drinks with goji

 
 
sp testure

Another day of birth is upon It has been a crazy Glad I got to spend it with you Luv ya

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

The previous game made by the Cult Of The Lamb Developers of the game Adventure Pals is 90% off for €1 now for another day or Its funny seeing the tone be the complete opposite to Cult Lamb Its a 2D platformers with lighr combat I

 
 
Nydius

“I’m just going to get “Okay, maybe Leonardo “You know what, I’m pretty sure there’s a law that says I have to have all four or none at

 
 
Neronium

Fixing my elderly aunt and uncles D:

 
 
Fuzunga

100 hours and I finally have a use for all those odd shards!

 
 
RiffRaff

Just a reminder that RRR is no joke the most entertaining movie youll watch all This movie has ruined all Western action flicks for me because they will never have the balls to be this

 
 
dephoenix

Theres a hug chunk of indie games that are just If (insert AAA company here) wont make it, I WILL! Anyway, heres another Paper Mario inspired game to add to the This one looks pretty neat

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

they should give him teeth

 
 
Scrustle

10 years ago today we were blessed with #Darksiders2 and the world was never the same

 
 
mullon

I Am Fish was okay, but the biological and physical inaccuracies were really

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

I do think the animation videos this channel does are really I pretty much never get all the refrences made throughout the animations though but I did get this one was quiet neat if very

 
 
RiffRaff

Current Have a relaxing Sunday!

 
 
Cathedral

Just now realizing I should have named my cult Meat for Lanz

 
 
Dr Mel

Dog butt Its not a Its just the