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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...

 
 
 
 

Have you seen these Super Mario Bros. candy tins???

Maybe you have, but I just wanted to take some cool pictures :-) I did a double take when I saw these at the checkout in Bed, Bath & Beyond of all places. At first glance I thought they were cheap knockoffs-- but they are actually really...

 
 
 
 

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...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Hypno

At the behest of one of my favorite Youtube channels, I’m going to give Fallout 3 another honest shot with fresh

 
 
TriCerAroK

Besides the fact that Slain runs terribly on Switch (when you are still sees the game at 60fps), it started to remind me of something that I have not thought of in a long time: MK Remember MK Mythologies???

 
 
Fuzunga

I just watched all of FLCL in a row during that Toonami marathon and it was a lot better that I still dont understand why its one of the best anime ever,

 
 
B.B. Clarke

BBC thats me

 
 
Boxed Swine

I cant clean this colander because it wont hold They should make them without holes!

 
 
B.B. Clarke

Hallo everybody! My name is and I just started writing here! Ive got a post going up later today on Flixist, so watch out for it!

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

Did you hear about the new bamboo trees at the zoo? It was pandamonium out there!

 
 
Dwavenhobble

For those who havent heard the next bit of sad news Ted Dabney Co-founder of Atari has died age May he rest in peace

 
 
Marcel Hoang

My squad on Warframe dismissedly sighed after the I guess they didn’t appreciate how I cheesed a level 100 Grineer boss with my bare

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

Been invited to my friends Twitch stream after a couple Feel free to pop Link in the

 
 
LaTerry

Just stretching a little after Blight

 
 
Bass

Dear If youve received this message, its because you agreed in the past to receive messages from Bass Weve updated our Privacy Policy to be clearer about our use of your information, and your data protection Please check it

 
 
Mike Sounders

Watched Mobile Suit Gundam MS IGLOO today in its It Not amazing, but I adore the concept and its More in the

 
 
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Michformer

Finally completed my fifth monster design and the first one to be (partially) aquatic in Meet the Memorrhage, a fiend thatll drag you (and peoples memories of you) to the bottom of its underwater

 
 
Neronium

Finally convinced my parents to allow me to not take summer Thats a load Now Im in a better financial place for the fall

 
 
Electric Reaper

If you have a Steam copy of Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, now is a great time to play it, as the Steam trading cards for that game are selling at pretty decent prices and theyre selling

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Hey, look whats coming to Steam this Fall!

 
 
Palvikinkku

Today, I finished Pillars of Eternity for second time (finishing White March for a first My Death Godlike Cipher Scientist from The Living Lands couldnt be matched by anyone! onto sequel ASAP!

 
 
siddartha85

I went to Escape Velocity at National Harbor It was a bit like GDC for sci-fi Academic, but I went to panels on Afrofuturism, constructed languages, and Female Embodiment in the Post Apocalypse, among

 
 
Rasori

This comes from December of 2014 and is from The Lord of the Rings: War in the There are few good Lord of the Rings games out there, but this is definitely one of Still plays great on PC so I recommend giving it a #ScreenshotSaturday

 
 
chlmera

Rewatched it, which I liked in the theater with reservations, and fucking loved Also finally saw call me by your I dont know what to say except that it was beautiful and I struggle to think of a better romance

 
 
TriCerAroK

Jim Sterling got a day job?

 
 
mullon

I started playing Mortal Kombat XLs story Sonya hooked up with Johnny Cage? Ewwww! Im a little disappointed because I was a Sonya/Jax shipper, but even if I wasnt thats still

 
 
Raiku Destructoids Champion

OH GAWD THE FEELS!!!

 
 
Flanx

Maybe its just not for me but this Detroit game looks hella All these stories are so stupid, how are you meant to take them They might as well put a sign on the screen saying this is where youre meant to cry its so

 
 
voex

Google Play gave me £4 credit out of nowhere, so I didnt hesitate to get Reigns 2: the woman I like free

 
 
Aurachad

Question: Did anyone like Aliens: Colonial Marines? Did anyone actually manage to get ANYWHERE in it?

 
 
zaxaboom234

Kingdom Hearts What a fantastically strange Definitely need a break before the next game Few quick thoughts in the

 
 
Czar Kazem

Had plans with a friend, and then those plans fell through, and now I have So I guess there have been worse Happy

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Went for a long bike ride in the city today with no aim other than a good cup of Ended up spending some time with an old

 
 
TriCerAroK

I am getting pretty excited for the SF 30th Anniversary Just a reminder that Training and Practice modes are coming in a day one patch, so early videos hitting Youtube are not indicative of the final Rad to have it on a cartridge!

 
 
Union pvt bong264

Yay my box arrived! Here is the rest of my spending I feel like a 00s kid again gawking at the pc games section of It was a hard ebay battle but of course, I had Vince McMahon on my side :P

 
 
Dango

Cant say for sure, but I might have saved my

 
 
Raiku Destructoids Champion

Sick of these from the dark

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

So me & my family went through some of my little sisters old stuff, and now Im the proud owner of Skate 2/3 for 360, SSX on Tour/Tricky for PS2 (which I dont have anymore), and Little Big Planet for PS3, which I forgot my Stepdad owns but doesnt

 
 
Occams
 
 
Hlarge4

Celeste is platforming perfection but man oh man I wish they had a d-pad on these joy cons

 
 
JcDent

101 Ways To Use An

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

2 weeks ago I burned a mixtape CD for an acquaintance who I chat with a lot(esp about music) at the doc office I go She liked it & offered to pay me $10 a CD to make Like all good mixs order I cut last 30sec of Because Im Me for flow

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

I swear, god intervenes to favor Real How are you supposed to fight god?

 
 
ShadeOfLight

For as tough a time I had with Mega Man 4 yesterday, Mega Man 5 was probably the easiest of the Liked this one a lot though, my favorite together with I do have to say I did not expect a Napalm Man set in a jungle level in a Mega Man

 
 
Mike Sounders

MAYOR CODY

 
 
Dwavenhobble

C-blog coming out tomorrow that is the Dingbat Answers(at long last) + a load of codes that fell off the back of a lorry so to

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I really want to like Fox n Forests but its really annoying Yes, I know, infinite lives are a thing, checkpoints are helpful, but the third boss is an Ass and a half and why are there so many loading screens?!

 
 
FakePlasticTree

This is why our resident moderator is a

 
 
Nathan D

Picked up a used 32 GB Vita memory card for The fact thats an accomplishment is pretty sad,

 
 
Flegma

No, Monolith, this is not where you should copy (Blade redacted just in case shes considered a

 
 
chlmera

Hot take, the majority of mens shorts being knee length or longer is freaking I was never a shorts person but I found a pair that goes about mid thigh and its fucking Regular shorts look stupid and dont keep you