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Beyond Civilization: Discovering Firaxis

While visiting Firaxis to play Civilization: Beyond Earth , I spent a couple of hours talking to members of the team and learning how the company works. As the current creators and curators of two of my favourite series of gam...
by Adam Smith


Get Out Of Here: Areal Kickstarter Suspended

“Spiritual successor to S.T.A.L.K.E.R. with its lead designer onboard” seems a foolproof Kickstarter pitch but crumbs, Areal has become a comedy of errors. Beset by accusations of lies and scamming (some, at least, unfound...
by Alice OConnor


You’re Probably Prepared: Curse of Naxxramas Released

As we enter the third year of the Valve-Blizzard-Riot war for all of the money, everywhere, ever, the latest offensive from the mega-juggernaut weather system has arrived.
by Ben Barrett



Love You All

Hey RPS, There was a time when I thought I’d never write this post. I still kind of can’t believe I am, to be honest. … [ visit site to read more ]
by Nathan Grayson


Lo-Fi Let’s Play: Gruds in Space

I’ve been doing a series of Let’s Play videos exploring old adventures, text games and lost design forms from the 1980s Apple IIe and Commodore 64 era. In a time when young men shout over new action games, I will talk soft...
by Leigh Alexander