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The CRPG Addict Heathkit DND Retrospective

The CRPG Addict Heathkit DND Retrospective The CRPG Addict has penned a very thorough and interesting retrospective of 1981's Dungeons and Dragons, better known as "Heathkit DND" for being originally created for Heath DOS, the OS of the Heathkit line of computers.I'll freely admit I'm not as well-versed as I'd like when it comes to the history of CRPGs in the late 70s and the 80s, so I'm going to limit myself to quote a passage I found particularly interesting: I also recommend reading the comment thread appended to the article on CRPG Addict's blog, as it delves into alternate possibilities for the genesis of this title and the plagiarism controversies surrounding this spiritual "line" of games.

Final Fantasy Video Retrospective, Part One

Final Fantasy Video Retrospective, Part One Kotaku intends to play through every "mainline" title in the Final Fantasy franchise leading up to Final Fantasy XV for a multi-part retrospective video series, and the first part is now available for consumption.In it, they focus on Square's original title, why there was a possibility that it could have been their last game, how well it has aged and holds up even today, and more.

World Of Warcraft Expansions Revisited: It Burns When I Crusade

World Of Warcraft Expansions Revisited: It Burns When I Crusade 2007's Burning Crusade expansion pack happened between the game’s initial release and the move towards a more streamlined experience.When Burning Crusade came out, stepping through the portal from Azeroth into Outland for the first time was a breathtaking experience.

Deus Ex Series Retrospective Video, Part One

Deus Ex Series Retrospective Video, Part One In anticipation of the release of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided this week, the ex-Gametrailers folks at Easy Allies have put together a video retrospective for the Deus Ex series.In the first part of it, which they have recently released, they focus on the development history of Deus Ex and its less fortunate sequel Deus Ex: Invisible War.