Dwarf Fortress

I got a glimpse of “Dwarf Fortress” being played by one of my brothers. Since I generally don’t use Windows, this was something I hadn’t heard of. But, I have to tell you it was a bit of a shock to see my brother playing a game that appeared to be completely in ASCII. That’s… Continue reading Dwarf Fortress

Zombie Fluxx

It’s official! There’s a new member of the Fluxx family of card games: Zombie Fluxx. Via The Wunderland Weekly News for 4/26/7: “Yes, it’s Fluxx… with Zombies! The newest Fluxx features a new type of card: The Creeper. It’s like a Keeper you don’t want but must play anyway, and it usually stops you from… Continue reading Zombie Fluxx

Politics in the Dark Ages of Online Games

Via Boing Boing: “Can you be a citizen of a virtual world? That’s the question that I keep asking myself, whenever anyone tells me about the wonder of multiplayer online games, especially Second Life, the virtual world that is more creative playground than game.” There’s been an online multiplayer RPG called Dark Ages for a… Continue reading Politics in the Dark Ages of Online Games

Whitewash City

Last night, I ran across this papercraft model of a wild west city, which can be used for multiple games. Whitewash City looks pretty wild, and sounds interesting. There is a game by the maker of the model city called Gold Town which is a non-violent game set in the wild west. Looking at this,… Continue reading Whitewash City

This is not the console game system you were thinking about …

All these video games, at home, from Target?! It’s a full size arcade machine, even. Via “Uber-Review – BigGames Home Video Arcade Machine” “Target Stores will offer BigGames Home Video Arcade machines that will retail for less than $500 nationwide in November of 2005. Each unit plays 12 of the original arcade versions of the… Continue reading This is not the console game system you were thinking about …

Glass bead games

Based on the glass bead game from hesse, but it’s … er, a mind mapping game structure? The HipBone Games There’s two hipbone different game sites? Looks like one might be a stale identity? Anyhow here’s a link in the other one to an example game: Hipbone WB: Totentanz More storytelling, than game. Quite possibly… Continue reading Glass bead games

Timeon Rizer

This seems to be a bit stale, but there’s some interseting RPG pages, with promises of having the game system available soon. Timeon Rizer Rhunyen: World of Fog & Sky Update: Looks like there’s still plans to put out the game system before the end of 2005.