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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...

 
 
 
 

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: ...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Keiichi Morisato

Tuesday I took my father and step mom to carowinds, we had a lot of Copperhead Strike was my favorite ride

 
 
Riff Raff

gonna leave this #Alsococks

 
 
Boxman214

Im still not completely sold, but this is a good (Im not sold because Ive never played a Genesis and have no nostalgia)

 
 
Michformer

Watching the first two episodes of Fruits Basket reminded me that Tohru’s the textbook definition of an emotional Contrasts heavily with the self-reliant Garrett from Thief, which I’m also Two different brands of

 
 
bong264

Thats a title I havent seen in a long

 
 
Tohsaka

Okay so remember when those millions of FB passwords were leaked? Well, now you can change your Instagram password

 
 
bong264

3rd edgelord finished! This one is a Crimson Fist, my second favorite chapter :P two more to go and ill have a full kill

 
 
Neronium

Apparently my Disqus account I made before the merging stuff has some email its attached too that I do not know Trying to see if I can access it so I dont lose this account and so I can change my Disqus

 
 
Dere

The one problem with my weight loss and getting in better shape is the salad They are not pleasant

 
 
Kirbykrumper1

Yoko Taro is the best

 
 
Seymour

♫ Black Hoooole-chan, wooont ya and waaash awaaaay the raaaain? ♫

 
 
Riff Raff

The Nintendo app finally got #Alsococks

 
 
Boxman214

I am the best My sister is mad because I introduced my niece to Pokémon a few years ago

 
 
Riff Raff

Hopefully this awesome looking game doesnt get buried under all the Smash and Cuphead Update: After an hour of playing Im loving the fuck out of this game! Great music, graphics, and Intriguing story so

 
 
Lex

#nostalgiatoid

 
 
Tricerapops

Eric got his vaccines, so he is autistic Nah, just sad and annoyed at the They are going to hang with my family in Md for 10 days or so while I keep working out I know they will have fun, but I will miss Jealous, to be

 
 
Startyde

No doubt, probably the best trailer Ive seen in recent Everything that makes this IP special is Please, please dont mess this up WB with always online The artists, writers, creators behind MK and their fans deserve better that

 
 
Adzuken

I wound up completing Dragon Warrior IV, and now theres a review of it up on my Hopefully, that satisfies my Dragon Quest

 
 
Flanx

Wanna hear something weird? I backed Bloodstained enough to get a copy sent to me on release but Ive actually never played a Castlevania

 
 
TheLimoMaker
 
 
Churros89

Friendship ended with A-10, now Su-34 is my best friend

 
 
Shinkz

Woo I forgot I ordered it to be honest

 
 
The Actual Charlton Heston

I just heard through the grapevine last night that Robert Duvall is talking shit about me, and specifically, my epic film, So, yknow, if the US Coast Guard picks up a body riddled with bullets within the next few weeks, it was a tragic

 
 
Boxman214

Nintendo should sell custom Mii Fighter Build it on a Pay like 30 bucks for

 
 
TheBlondeBass

PSA, avatar uploading seems to work if you use a filename you have never used before

 
 
Flegma

Having played Gradius so far only on MSX and NES, the arcade original on Konamis Anniversary Collection Arcade Classics feels very As in, I couldnt even get to the end of the first level with one

 
 
Plissken

Im stuck in a bull from Pamplona in one side and a crazy old lady in the The game is been easy so far, until NOW

 
 
Fuzunga

Smash online sharing page is a glorious meme I was lucky to get in early enough to download the stage climax which is literally two people having sex, complete with, uh, moving Also found this gem and almost choked from laughing so

 
 
Chris Moyse

So, any of you get any extra days off for this Easter weekend? Besides that, hope all is good with all Check out this super-accurate looking

 
 
Electric Reaper

Do mutant human clones bred as bio-weapons have souls? Context: Playing Killing Floor 2

 
 
Dennis Carden

Spent some of my eShop rewards coins so that I could finally perfect my most brilliant of Smash Mii Behold!

 
 
Xeo

As Im progressing further into Sekiro, I have to say that Im REALLY enjoying Gameplay wise this is hands down the best From game to The combat is so There have been some amazing encounters and set pieces as

 
 
Electric Reaper

Even a succubus would wear factory damaged jeans? *sigh*

 
 
CaptainDustTree

It took 4 hours, but I finally got the Joker boy downloaded and played him a Short answer: he seems pretty good so

 
 
Dennis Carden

I try not to get caught up in It doesnt always This is one of those Because holy fuck Rivers in the Desert! In Smash Bros! <3!

 
 
Parismio

Scratch my last post!

 
 
Parismio

Finally! Joker is almo- god dammit!

 
 
Dennis Carden

@Wes Tacos once offered to steal Occams guro collection for This was years ago, and he now just evades the topic whenever I bring it I never received any of the ill-gotten artwork and

 
 
Tricerapops

@Wes does not really like Its a A pointless front that accomplishes nothing, but a His taco farts are crisis

 
 
JcDent

Close enough, Id

 
 
Sharukurusu

@Wes Tacos values his morning If you want to troll him, troll his morning

 
 
Dere

@Wes Tacos eats Like a lot

 
 
PatBateman17

@Wes Tacos is a gentle and unselfish The thing with the cheese grater was unusual, but really took things to the next

 
 
Michformer

Crikey! Just came across a PDF copy of the original piece PG Gamer once wrote about Thief: Deadly Shadowss Shalebridge Nothing has come close to surpassing this jack in the box of

 
 
bong264

@Wes Tacos never did get bent :(

 
 
PatBateman17

So Gyoubu was way easier than Drunkard has been for me so Just so many guys to clear I normally dislike difficult games but am really liking Sekiro, walls and I made little progress in 30 min, then jammed through the next hour!

 
 
siddartha85

Ive been playing Wandersong and holy shit this game is Ive teared up multiple times in a few Its just

 
 
Agent9

Meanwhile at Nintendos closet that they call a server

 
 
Dennis Carden

@Wes Tacos never pays for Like, He just expects me to foot the bill each and every Even when I politely ask him to pay my What a scam!