Role-playing video games are how I got into games in the first place. The ability to create a character is a liberating experience. It's starts with how the character looks, then goes on to how the character acts in their world through my in-game decisions. Characters can ground any story, and having my own character… Continue reading Inhabiting a Character: My Favorite RPG Leads
In a lot of my favorite RPGs, you can create a customized character to play as throughout the game. Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Skyrim, Fallout, Saints Row, Destiny, Star Wars: The Old Republic, EVE Online… Designing a character is one of my favorite parts of playing a game like this, because I get to create… Continue reading Are Your RPG Characters Anything Like You?
Why do we play video games? Unlike a lot of people who grew up playing video games, I only got into gaming as an adult. The first one I fell in love with -- the one that made me a gamer -- was Dragon Age: Origins from BioWare. I loved its rich characters, focused storytelling, and… Continue reading 5 Reasons I Game (Listmas 2015)