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 →
You are a little over a day's walk into the forest when you come across a clearing. The clearing is eerily pristine, and the forest stops in a perfect ring around a small hill, on top of which sits an aging stone monument. Rain and time have taken their toll on the stone, but otherwise... Continue Reading →
We recently experienced a death in the family. Okay, not really, but my desktop computer is dead and we're awaiting the arrival of a new processor before cannibalizing my system and building a new machine. This means I've been on my laptop - a fine machine for writing (and it's also quite shiny and pretty),... Continue Reading →