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Paizo Announces Starfinder RPG

While we're talking about a tabletop RPG at this point and its release isn't scheduled until August of next year, it's certainly worth mentioning that Paizo is hard at work on building Starfinder, a sci-fi version of Pathfinder that's set thousands of years in the future.And given their partnership with Obsidian Entertainment that includes a CRPG at some point, perhaps this will become more relevant in the not-too-distant future:

The Appeal of MOBA Heroes

In a new The RPG Scrollbars column on Rock, Paper, Shotgun, Richard Cobbett makes a case for the appeal of MOBA characters when compared to recent RPG protagonists that happen to not be very customizable while also being pretty dull.To be perfectly honest, my interest in MOBAs and online games tends to be on the very low end of the spectrum, so, while I understand Cobbett's criticism of characters such as the Fallout 4 protagonist, the paragraph where he waxes poetic about MOBA characters largely fall flat on me.

No Truce With the Furies Announced, Isometric RPG Focused on Dialogue and Replayability

Have you ever considered playing an RPG where you're put in the shoes of a total failure in a world steeped in magical realism?I wasn't familiar with indie studio Fortress Occident, which makes sense given they have just announced their debut title, No Truce With the Furies, an isometric RPG that focuses on choices and consequences and aims for a very literary and artistic presentation.

Conan Exiles Coming to Steam Early Access, RPG Mechanics Revealed

After reading the new Conan Exiles Reddit AMA that Funcom hosted and learning about the game's character progression system, guild mechanics, NPC factions, and more, I'm confident that the title has enough RPG elements in it to call for continued coverage here in these halls through to its release and beyond.And that release is going to begin on September 13th, as the team plans to release the survival RPG (I can call it that now, right?

Adventure Labyrinth Story review - ChristCenteredGamer.com

Adventure Labyrinth Story review - ChristCenteredGamer.com A few years back 3DS owners got to experience a unique twist to the RPG genre through the game Adventure Bar Story.In it, we ran a bar, cooked food, and adventured across the land searching for new ingredients to cook with.

Richard Cobbett's RPG Scrollbars: FPS Quest For Glory, RPG Inventories

Richard Cobbett's RPG Scrollbars: FPS Quest For Glory, RPG Inventories Richard Cobbett's Rock, Paper, Shotgun column boasts a couple of new entries.First one, titled A Heretical Quest For Glory, describes the moderately successful attempts of porting the adventure/RPG hybrid Quest For Glory IV into Hexen's first person shooter engine.

Tales Of Berseria: The Review

Tales Of Berseria: The  Review The 16th main Tales game begins innocently enough.As with every Tales game, Velvet slowly gathers a party of adventurers to her side, but they aren’t your average heroes either.

Sometimes The Swimsuit Costume Is The More Modest Option

Sometimes The Swimsuit Costume Is The More Modest Option But this is a Tales game, and Tales games give us the option to change our characters’ clothes, adding accessories found throughout the game to tailor them to our preferences.For a while, my Velvet looked like this: But late in the game I found the perfect look.

Starfinder Pen and Paper RPG Announced, Preorders Open

Starfinder Pen and Paper RPG Announced, Preorders Open Pen and paper roleplaying games definitely experience a resurgence at the moment.With the proliferation of resources like Roll20, playing tabletop games with online friends is as easy as it's ever been.

What's The Best D&D Character You’ve Ever Made?

What's The Best D&D Character You’ve Ever Made? Rare are the opportunities for Dungeons & Dragons fans to geek out about their favorite character.If anything, telling someone about your favorite PC is a lot like telling someone about who you are.

Call of Cthulhu is all about investigation, madness, and (surprise surprise) dark secrets

Call of Cthulhu is all about investigation, madness, and (surprise surprise) dark secrets Just one example of how exploring and investigating will yield palpable results, in Call of Cthulhu you’re rewarded for being thorough.The main part of investigating involves encountering a scene and turning it upside down to find ‘clues’.

Richard Cobbet on RPG Writing

Richard Cobbet on RPG Writing Richard Cobbett of Rock, Paper, Shotgun, known for his RPG Scrollbars column, worked on writing The Long Journey Home, an RPG with roguelike elements, for Deadalic Studio West.Now, he uses his insights into video game writing to talk shop.

Longtime Tales producer joins Square Enix, will oversee RPG from new subsidiary

Longtime Tales producer joins Square Enix, will oversee RPG from new subsidiary In recent years, Square Enix has become as much known for its popular Western-developed franchises like Hitman and Tomb Raider as it has for its traditional fare: Japanese role-playing games.Even though the majority of the publisher’s subsidiaries now develop Western-focused titles, it appears Square Enix is still very much invested in its RPG roots.