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 our extroverted society, being alone can mean being uncool. It has a lot of negative connotations: You don’t have any friends, you don’t like to be with people, you’re a nerd or geek or dork. But nowadays, “geekery” is becoming something like a fad. While decades ago, reading comic books was the lonely fate… Continue reading Multiplayer and the Quest to Make Gaming Cool
As an RPG fan, I love character creators. Some make your characters look a little weird (Mass Effect 3, ugh), but others are pretty amazing. Dragon Age: Origins has an excellent one, in my opinion, thanks to lots of customization options that make characters look realistic and unique... Plus, the portrait in the character creator is accurate. Few things… Continue reading The Best Character Creator Ever!