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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

Rad Party God

Im gonna try out the Xbox Game Pass for PC, so while I wait for Gears 4 to download (133 GB!??), Ill be playing Super Luckys Only played it for 30 minutes or so and its pretty decent! Nothing mind blowing, but I find it entertaining and

 
 
Electric Reaper

So many movies are going to expire this month from Netflix, including The Matrix

 
 
chlmera

Secret of Mana or Trials of Mana or Illusion of Gaia or Terranigma? Been looking into these games, was curious for

 
 
Sailor Zebes

Time for Bloodstained!

 
 
IneptMelonhead

Ive been super hooked on Splatoon 2 since my friend loaned it to me, playing most days for a few Still working my way through Hollow Knight during my bus ride, just got the ground pound ability!

 
 
Tricerapops

I like this question (heard on the Bombcast): What are some extraneous elements in a game that, if not implemented, the game has failed for you? Mine would be visible armor changes in an During gameplay definitely and during cutscenes

 
 
lewness

Backer #FC finally got his copy!

 
 
TheIntern

NOW YOURE A MAHN A MAHN-MAHN-MAHN

 
 
NeoTurbo

Thinking of streaming something next week after of Spoopy game, a Shooty game, an Actiony game, or a know what you guys want so I can narrow down my huge list of possible Game ideas list below!

 
 
hlarge4

I dont think Ive heard this mentioned in xbox ps4 comparisons, but the start up sound of the xbox is so satisfying compared to the ear splitting beeps of the Its a small thing but I love hearing

 
 
ScionVyse

I AM HE AS YOU ARE HE AS YOU ARE ME AND WE ARE ALL TOGETHER

 
 
Mike Sounders

Hey we gotta make an opening for the TV version of The Origin, what should it open with How about that colony drop on Australia

 
 
Fuzunga

Look at this $20 cardboard slipcase! Wow! So special!!!!!

 
 
Boxman214

WHOA BLACK BETTY, BAM BA LAM

 
 
ZombieC0RPS

I’m having way too much fun with this

 
 
JetterMars

Its only my second day working at UPS and the some of the managers are telling me that Im One of the good ones out of the new I appreciate the kind words but I honestly dont feel that I work any better or harder than anyone else

 
 
 Deadgar64

WH-AM IS-AN AM-AN AM-AN?

 
 
dephoenix

After playing Mario + Rabbids for a few hours all I can say is that Im glad I got it on a steep I do not understand the love for this game at Gameplay is okay, but I find certain aspects unappealing and its devoid of charm to Im

 
 
triggerpigking

Dailysketch I was working on turned into a bigger piece of work then I was expecting heh, so decided to just do a quick 5 min nep sketch

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

I did indeed start having issues with my new 4K TV, but thankfully it is covered under warranty, and they are sending me a new TV as a Even better it is going to be their new 2019 model instead their 2018

 
 
windblades

I bring up dark subjects Im aware of Its because to me, you cant fight something you dont So I try very hard to understand psychology, so I can help myself, and hopefully also help Sometimes this

 
 
Gundy

ITS TIME TO NEP IT UP!

 
 
cockaroach

yakuza 0 is too good a few hours in, chapter 1 so melodramatic and over the

 
 
Voex

RE2 was great, fuck those plant zombies Now back to finishing up Unlocked the cartoon suit which is now my

 
 
Haklen57

Someone tell Mike Sounders that Super Robot Wars 3 for the SNES finally got a complete

 
 
hlarge4

Call to action! Master of #comictoid, bane of canines, the most modest of mods, and generally rad human being, Mike Martin AKA PhilKenSebben is in need of some serious community We know him, we love him and we need more of See comments

 
 
mullon

I like to think that someday American Truck Simulator will have all 48 contiguous United At the rate theyre going they should be done by

 
 
Electric Reaper

The Hemoclobber is the perfect weapon for the Medic that wants to go completely berserk on everything in Killing Floor 2s weapons can be so

 
 
Xeo

They dont make this stuff like they used Ive yet to find a pure death metal band in the last decade that even comes close to Bolt My second favorite band in the genre only behind

 
 
Mike Sounders
 
 
Gimic300

If youve ever wanted to Smash fellow members of Ill be setting up an arena to do so tonight at 7PM Friend code: SW-1842-1555-4801 Taking all comers!!!

 
 
ABowlOfCereal

Ive been getting complaints that its hard to read my post since it defaults as the dark theme for non How do I change the text color so its easier to read? I was thinking neon blue should stand out or if I can make the theme not dark for them?

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

I just met a game developer who works for Gearbox and is one working Borderlands I work at an airport, i saw his shirt, it had the gearbox logo on I had asked him if he was excited for borderlands 3, and he said that he has been working it, so yeah

 
 
ScionVyse

Im actually almost done with my next youtube video, The last one came out over a year I really need to find a way to streamline this process a

 
 
Riley1sCool

On a casual, mobile front: Visual Novel The Arcana adds its main villains romance route I know nothing about it, but my SO is quite happy about (Admittedly understandable, hes kinda

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I QUITE LIKE SPAM

 
 
elric6

WHAT IS A GRIDMAN?

 
 
homeoftheblues

See this what these lazy fucks are doing while Im playing New STOP BEING SO FUCKING ADORABLE!

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

I couldnt sacrifice my sanity to get a Eureka weapon for my Dark Knight, so I had this crafted The Seeing Horde Guillotine oozes with evil dragon hatred and suits a Warrior of Darkness just Pretty sure its larger than my character,

 
 
Flanx

My Bloodstained came and it was just the game which is odd because Im sure I paid for more like a special case or some shit but whatever, the important news is that I dont need surgery I just gotta buy a load of expensive medicines so fuck yeah I guess

 
 
Boxman214

Amirite?

 
 
indigit4l

Youre goddamned right

 
 
Mike Sounders

WHAT IS A DAN

 
 
Gundy

WHAT IS CHARGEMAN KEN?

 
 
EtosiGiR

PsYcHo MAN tisk tisk

 
 
homeoftheblues

Do you want a Ban?

 
 
Mike Sounders

WHAT IS A TAN

 
 
Sam van der Meer

DID SOMEONE SAY SAM?