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Pandemic: Legacy – April

Pandemic: Legacy – April

One loss, one win. It had been a while since we played, and a while since we had any funding so the game really kicked our ass the first time. Second game was better, so we had to follow it up with a devastating game of Forbidden Desert. I know, always quit when you’re ahead. […]

Valve reveals Steam Link, a $50 box buil...

Valve reveals Steam Link, a $50 box built for Steam in-home game streaming

“Designed to extend your Steam experience to any room in the house, Steam Link allows you to stream all your Steam content from any PC or Steam Machine on the same home network, via Valve reveals Steam Link, a $50 box built for Steam in-home game streaming | PCWorld.

Make your own card for Paizo’s Pathfinde

Make your own card for Paizo’s Pathfinder Adventure Card Game

Paizo and DriveThruCards are delighted to announce their partnership and today’s release of the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Community Card Creator. That’s quite a mouthful isn’t it? Even making it an acronym, PACGCCC, isn’t much better. Let’s call it the Card Creator. So what is the Card Creator? It’s a web application at DriveThruCards that lets […]

AI masters 49 Atari 2600 games without i...

AI masters 49 Atari 2600 games without instructions | Ars Technica

Artificial intelligence, machines and software with the ability to think for themselves, can be used for a variety of applications ranging from military technology to everyday services like automated telephone systems. However, none of the systems that currently exist exhibits learning abilities that would match the human intelligence. Recently, scientists have wondered whether an artificial […]

Currently Free: Frozen Synapse on the Ap...

Currently Free: Frozen Synapse on the App Store on iTunes

Cool turn-based squad-level tactical game with a Tron-like vibe. Oh, and it’s free 😀 Frozen Synapse on the App Store on iTunes. Frozen Synapse is a multi-award-winning tactical game. “There’s a depth here that’s often lacking in other iOS titles, and it shines through the second you pick up the game.” (Pocket Gamer) (Full cross-play […]

Variant: A Tribute to Dice

Variant: A Tribute to Dice

Yes, I like dice. Something about the physicality of creating your own random results in a situation add excitement, and also help keep the game grounded in the event. Yes, I like dice. But, one aspect of dice that you just can’t get from most other mechanics is the tension. Sometimes, you need a long […]

To The Mun

To The Mun

To The Mun | Flickr – Photo Sharing!. To The Mun – a screenshot I loved from about a year ago. But then I thought, hey, I wonder what a retro image would look like, then the theme of a vintage mission soundtrack album – like the kind you could get back in the ’70s […]

Good riddance to Joystiq

Good riddance to Joystiq

Not sure if it’s fair to lay all the blame at one person’s feet, but given the illustrated track record, it sure seems likely… So let’s call a spade a spade: the site has been as relevant to gaming as parent company AOL was to the internet by 1999. It’s destined to join its parent company’s “get […]