I recently discovered a new favorite board game.
Playdead’s sophomore effort is a thing of beauty. And nightmares. In 2010, indie developer Playdead released Limbo, a dark and atmospheric side-scroller about a boy searching for his sister. The game went on to become a critical darling, and a shining example of the storytelling potential our fair hobby is capable of. Certainly, if the entire independent […]
I have a confession: before this year, I had never played a Souls game, unless you count the hour or so I spent with the first Dark Souls. In fact, before last year’s excellent Bloodborne, I had no interest in playing a Souls game at all, but thanks to Bloodborne’s engrossing world, the challenge-and-reward gameplay loop, and a […]
In this edition of Cardboard Addiction, we examine the classic stock market/real estate sim Acquire.
By Sam Desatoff If you’re like me, and I’m so sorry if you are, you’re tired of that little naked monkey darting about your house. It wouldn’t be so bad, except she’s not wearing any clothes. The late night screeching you can handle, and the inordinate amount of airborne feces is tolerable, but damned if […]
A beautiful and heartfelt journey. By Sam Desatoff Platforms: Xbox One, PC MSRP: $19.99 Style: Action/platforming Moon Studios is not your typical development house. Made up of a small team scattered across the globe, Moon managed to build Ori and the Blind forest without a centralized headquarters. The amount of collaboration required to turn their […]
Pocket Trains By Sam Desatoff Portability in board games is a strong selling point for me. Games like Jaipur, Sushi Go!, and Star Realms have been finding more play lately thanks to their size. They take up minimal table space, making them ideal for play at parties, restaurants, parties at restaurants, a doll’s table, the […]