Tagged: Computer Games

Dungeon Robber — Flash Game of Old School (1e) Dungeon Crawling

Dungeon Robber — Flash Game of Old School (1e) Dungeon Crawling

I’ve discovered the Dungeon Robber game. it’s a flash game of old school dungeon crawling. Very old school dungeon crawling. From the game description from the “what the heck is this?” box on the startup screen: The very first single-player dungeoncrawl game was not a video game. It was a series of charts...

RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund is Giving Away 12 Steam Game Keys

RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund is Giving Away 12 Steam Game Keys

I have been given some Steam Keys for games to give away to RetroRoleplaying Cancer Fund donors! I have two keys for each of the following Steam Games: DarwiniaCombining fast-paced action with strategic battle planning, Darwinia features a novel and intuitive control mechanism, a graphical style ripped from 80’s retro classics like Tron...

Did World of Warcraft Corrupt Tabletop Game Design?

Did World of Warcraft Corrupt Tabletop Game Design?

You’ve probably heard people who do not like D&D 4e say that it feels like playing World of Warcraft more than a tabletop RPG. How true you feel this is probably depends on how much you like or dislike 4e. There is another way to look at this, however. Even if 4e doesn’t...

Chgowiz’s Siege Perilous Downloads Return

Chgowiz’s Siege Perilous Downloads Return

Like its author Siege Perilous has returned to the web for free download. Siege Perilous is a reworking of Swords & Wizardry for the setting of the early (first three) Ultima adventures. The two volumes of rules are available for download from Mediafire. Thanks for putting this back up Chicagowiz! http://www.mediafire.com/?n5d0dje4mdw – Players...

Why I Don’t Play World of Warcraft

Why I Don’t Play World of Warcraft

I’ve never been a big fan of computer RPGs, they tend to be very combat-oriented and railroady. Worst of all, they lack the human GM who can allow my character to try anything I want to try even if the designers did not think of it. When I got on the Internet in...