Anthem is a looter shooter that combines the third person shooter experience with the action role playing experience, to varying degrees of success. Taking place in Bastion, a country lacking in details on an unnamed planet, the name Anthem refers to the Anthem of Creation, a supernatural force of unknown power and origin that feeds dangerous relics and creates strange beasts. You play a Freelancer, a sort of mercenary that pilots a Javelin, a suit of power armor that allows you to fly and battle the dangers of Bastion, and the factions that would try to harness the Anthem for themselves.
People have asked, more than once, why we chose "The Cartographers Guild." After all, we're not really map makers. I mean, Josh and I make our own maps when we're running game, but it's not the unifying factor in the group. The truth is, the name came from an idea Josh had for a comic... Continue Reading →
Greetings, dear readers! Have you ever been to PAX? It's an experience, let me tell you. For those of you who are not familiar with PAX (Penny Arcade Expo) because you've been living in a bunker or something, it's a convention that was put together by the creators of Penny Arcade - which is a... Continue Reading →
As the game industry has grown, it’s begun taking a page from Hollywood and we’re seeing a number of HD remakes of old games crop up.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Bethesda Games Skyrim Romance Modder: Mara (and her minions) Released: December 2015 (Original), December 2017 (3.1) Played: March 2018 Welcome back, dear readers! It is now time for Part 2 of this modding adventure, where we look into the content and play of Skyrim Romance, the (in)famous mod that brings... Continue Reading →
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Bethesda Games Skyrim Romance Modder: Mara (and a small army of voice actors and helping modders) Released: December 2015 (Original), August 2017 (3.0) Played: March 2018 So it’s pretty awesome being the Dragonborn. Yes, there is the uncomfortable responsibility of saving Tamriel from Alduin, the World Eater, but you have... Continue Reading →
Hello again, dear readers. Let’s continue our “pick on Bioware” series with a little discussion about the last installment in the Mass Effect franchise. On the off chance that anyone from Bioware were to read this blog, let me reiterate that they are my favorite developer, and my absurdly lofty dream-job would be to get... Continue Reading →