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 →
If you've been reading this article series, you know I typically try to make the tone universal, so you can apply the lessons learned to any game where you can play a healer. But what about games where there isn't a dedicated healer class? How does one play support in a game like that? If... 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.
Well, Monster Hunter: World has been out for about a week, and The Cartographers Guild has been busily delving into it . . . along with over eight million other people worldwide. MH: World has become both the fastest-selling and best-selling game of Capcom's history. I was worried, as a long-time fan, about what would... Continue Reading →
Choosing a which weapon to use in Monster Hunter can be intimidating, so here's everything you need to know do make an informed decision.
A little more than fourteen years ago . . . I can't remember how precisely it started. I remember that it wasn't my kind of game, or so I thought. My bread and butter at the time was the more old fashioned class of console RPGs, which involved menus and turn-based combat. My first legitimate... Continue Reading →
In the Stormblood expansion of Final Fantasy XIV, not long after entering the Ruby Sea, you glimpse a complicated Jenga-looking tower in the distance, stretching impossibly up beyond the clouds. When I saw it the first time, I couldn't help but wonder what was going to be inside it. You don't put a wondrous structure... Continue Reading →
Hey, remember that article I wrote about crafting in Final Fantasy XIV and how much I hated it? Remember how I wrote that in spite of the hatred, I was going to have to find some way to get my crafting classes leveled that didn't have me tearing my hair out and going bankrupt because... Continue Reading →