In the late 20th century, people hoped that the new millennium would usher in an age of promise: hoverboards, flying cars, personal robots, and the like. That future, the one that everyone predicted, never quite came to pass. Not in the way we thought it would, anyway. »
Everybody loves role-playing games (unless you’re irrationally worried about Satan.) Escaping into a fantasy world, surrounded by like-minded nerds, is just the best thing ever. Except when it isn’t, because someone is deciding to be a total Gelatinous Cube. Here are some of your worst RPG horror stories. »
As the role-playing game's name hints, dragons abound in the many worlds of D&D, but of course they can't all be red, evil, and hungry for heroes. There are dozens of species with different abilities, agendas, and alignments a wandering adventurer may encounter; these just happen to be the weirdest. »
For your average gamer (me!), RPGs can be daunting. It always seems like some confusing soup of powers and power-ups, like everything's in some mystifying and dorky language that I just don't speak. Battleheart, an adorable and addictive RPG, is more my speed. And it might be the perfect iPad game. »
What is it?
The graphics your iPhone can pull off are mighty impressive these days—but what about you gaming purists? Rather than dust off your SNES and give a Back in my day, whippersnapper speech, check out ultra-traditional iOS RPG Ash. »
This might actually get me to cross some items off of my ever-growing to-do list: an app called Epic Win that turns chores into quests, and rewards completion with experience points, loot, and leveling up. And it looks great. »