Hang around on Reddit or YouTube comments for long enough, and you’ll see accusations that modern RTS games have been ruined by [...]

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Earlier this year, I wrote up some first impressions when I got my hands on Command & Conquer Rivals. The article overviews why I like it, but I’m still in shock about enjoying a mobile […]

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Chess is one of oldest strategy games of all time, and the most successful having been passed down across generations for over a millennium. Depending on how you define esports, Chess could now be considered […]

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An old friend of mine reached out to me a while back for an evening of gaming. As a fan of games and evenings, I couldn’t resist indulging in a bit of sunless controller fondling. […]

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It’s well known that RTS suffer from being less accessible than other genres, but I think the reasoning for why is oversimplified and under-analysed. Most people attribute the accessibility woes of RTS to their steep […]

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Visual novels are not the irredeemable pit of weeb and anime that many people (i.e., I) think they are. There are plenty of games that poke fun at the [...]

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If you watched E3 this year, there’s a good chance that you saw something that wasn’t real. Y’know, I thought that would be a lot more obvious before I wrote it down, but it’s now […]

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Experiential unit design is the realm of making units and other game components feel different from each other. For example, players have to think completely differently about Siege Tanks and Zerglings because of good experiential […]

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Well, uh, it’s Factorio. I’m glad we both agree because there is no argument you could make to disprove this objective fact. There is no better game, and if you disagree, you’re either choosing to […]

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We all get mad and lash out sometimes; maybe we said something we didn’t mean in anger or threw a punch when we should have talked. It could even be lodging frivolous, baseless lawsuits like […]

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