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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 ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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

Sam van der Meer

The Switch takes outdoor gaming to the next level and I still love mine like a Also shout to @Plissken for the push to go with 20th Century Boys for my manga It’s GREAT so far! This photo WILL be

 
 
sp testure

So Project Lunar has already started on the Sega Mini and is making good Hats off to the excited to see what they come up with, when theyre :)

 
 
Matt I Guess

Destructoids official Discord requires you to add your phone number on Discord before you can use chat? Lmao, naw

 
 
RolanberryPrins

It feels like a low-power Time to play some low-power

 
 
Zer0t0nin

Next up on 2019s weird trend of bands that young adult Zer0 really enjoyed getting back together for new albums that surprisingly dont suck: Cold (of all bands)

 
 
Slimybear245v20

Well just found out there Ittle Dew 2 was delisted seemingly out of the blue a few days Very upset by this was trying to get some friends into the game very recently :( Luckily I still have it on my switch such a shame the devlopers deserve

 
 
Shinkz

Insert giggle snort here

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

New characters revealed for Blazblue: Cross Tag I like Elizabeth especially!

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Played the Ori demo on Switch before work this Good thing allergy season is starting so I can blame that on my red, blotchy Gonna have to get the full version on my next

 
 
whybmonotacrab

Anyone here remember this game? Think silent hill mixed with Apparently its part of the shadow hearts series which I unfortunately never got around to playing but I loved this one when I was a

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Anyone else having issues logging into their Dtoid account on mobile? I even have my password saved by default and it just boots me back to the home page without so much as an error

 
 
ScionVyse

Beat Links Awakening in one session Not 100%, but I did do a lot of the side content, and grinded out the bow rather than Its the game I remember to a Had fun, but Im glad I traded in for it rather than pay full

 
 
ShadeOfLight

The best part about Link’s Awakening is that in the credits music they Also, Ballad of the Wind Fish has never sounded Sing it, little

 
 
TheLimoMaker

The new Call of Duty game: Terrible spawns, even worse hit detection and an awful map flow thanks to rampant Its certainly a modern CoD game

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

Welcome home Vita 2

 
 
JcDent

Poor guy is just desperate for engagement at this point

 
 
Rudorlf

Well, this is a rather interesting

 
 
Parismio

Theres something very healing about playing the Links Awakening remake handheld while listening to John I feel very happy atm, especially seeing this bit

 
 
Alphadeus

Vanguard (2019) - Hi Sorry I havent posted in a long FFXIV Shadowbringers took up the majority of my I had a blast, such an amazing expansion that will most likely get better with each I wrote a new song too ^^

 
 
JcDent

The best Area 51 one meme,

 
 
Jetter Mars

Has anyone played the oft-forgotten game Kuon for PS2? Im thinking of tracking down a copy at some mom and pop game Id try online but those online prices

 
 
hlarge4

I got my first sinus infection of the season and it iant even officially fall Whose an overachiever? This guy! In less interesting news Castle Crashers is still amazing and BLOODSTAINED ON GAME PASS!!!!!

 
 
Chris Moyse

“No one will remember you when you die” ranks up there as one of the deepest insults anyone’s ever said to me when I beat them at a fighting The same match also had literal “chicken

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

ArcSys is having a livestream in about an hour for Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle where theyll be revealing some new Heres hoping for Hikage!

 
 
medicamecanica

Having more trouble getting the second jp only trails game to run but its the 7th one ive played this year and next month the 8th one will be here and Ill have conquered this damn goal I thought id have burned out but im pretty pumped!

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Welcome back to Strange Game Saturday! Tune in as we take a look at Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle!

 
 
Tricerapops

My favorite part of Links Awakening is that when I press buttons, Link does stuff in the game!

 
 
Cloudman Sam

Heres a reminder that the French have a different perspective for what constitutes as acceptable in

 
 
Funwithdigitalguns

@Jed Whitaker in your article about river city ransome underground you cant discount its sequel just because it did come out in Because there is a sequel for rcr called Downtown Special: Kunio-kun no Jidaigeki da yo Zenin Shūgō! On

 
 
bong264

Always good to go back to

 
 
Dere

Tales of Vespiria or Tales of

 
 
ScionVyse

New video is up! Its about a game with a goose! Bump for the night

 
 
Kevin Mersereau

The best part about Link’s Awakening is that the entire game is on the No day one update or any of that No waiting for an install You just snap the game in, and you’re I fucking love

 
 
able to think

Oktoberfest update: All you can drink beer + turnstile exit = hilarity

 
 
JohnSmith123

Possible hot take? idk but the new Call of Duty having cross-play and cross-progression is a big deal for Think Ill pick that up and Hopefully itll be a trendsetter Every game should have

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

It is now officially the 21st night of September!

 
 
Dreggsao

The 14GB update on epic for Arkham Knight is all the DLC which is

 
 
ScionVyse

That Links Awakening HD Angler Cave theme, If only they would have left out the dissonant as hell original melody, and just kept the new horn

 
 
Dreggsao

Batman - Arkham Knight has a 14GB update on the Epic Are they putting Denuvo back in so it is unplayable for me again?

 
 
Electric Reaper

More news on the Storm Area 51 The Area 51 Basecamp event was closed cause not enough people showed up, a few more people got arrested, one dude got dehydrated, and the gathered crowd was rather well News link in

 
 
indigit4l

We learn etiquette from our parents so in turn we also learn what we behaviors we dislike in What do you recall that your folks didnt like that now you dont like? My examples in

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Hitman series update: Just finished So far its easily my favorite of the Blood Money is all set up, running at 1440p and looking On to the second mission and from what I can see, this looks like it might be the best

 
 
LastKingofHearts

Heres a Clock Tower commission I did awhile back Sorry for the lighting, it was hanging in the commissioners home when I grabbed the photo

 
 
LastKingofHearts

sorry for the double post of Dtoid gets weird with my

 
 
LastKingofHearts

I once had an entire vehicle covered in Sharpie This is a small I did it to a Honda Civic as well, with spray

 
 
LastKingofHearts

Remakes and reboots dont ruin your

 
 
able to think

Why the hell did I volunteer to work Oktoberfest at the brewery? Its 90 fucking degrees outside and Im on blacktop checking people And theres all you can drink free beer so people are gonna get

 
 
Roager

Oh hey, Classic Tetris European Championship tournament is going So I guess this is what Im doing

 
 
triggerpigking

Did a quick sketch of Ferdinand Von

 
 
rumithepurr

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