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Origins 2016: The Game of Energy with Nathan A. Wright

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Creating a new game without the help of a publisher, but Kickstarter has been a way to help those with the dream of making a game make that possible.  Nathan …

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Origins 2016: Shenanigans and exploration with HABA USA

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As my son grows older, I look for ways to introduce games to him.  HABA USA has had a wide range of kids games available for a while in Europe, …

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Ascent and Survival: A chat with the developers of Suda51’s Let It Die

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During this year's E3, I was lucky enough to get some face time with the lead creators behind the next upcoming title from Grasshopper Manufacture Inc., including Goichi Suda (aka …

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Out of death comes new life: Drop Zone revitalizes the RTS

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Piloting mechanized rigs to fight against hordes of bug-like aliens is nothing new in the realm of real-time strategy, but combine the tactics of controlling a squad its individual units …

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Origins 2016: Tak-ing with Cheapass Games

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If you have been following Cheapass Games, then you know that they had a hugely successful Kickstarter for their game Tak.  I got the chance to take a look at …

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Origins 2016: Looking at the “Or Not” of the Cool Mini or Not line

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If you follow games, then you know that Cool Mini Or Not has some great games with some incredible plastic figures.  However, they have expanded into games that don't focus on …

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Origins 2016: Take up your Battlestations with Jeff Siadek

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Battlestations is one of those games that I've been intrigued about but have never been able to actually play.  However, designer Jeff Siadek is bringing out a Second Edition after …

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Origins 2016: Conan, Greek gods, and dungeons at Ares Games

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Ares Games is the company behind the Sails of Glory and Wings of Glory games.  However, their line has expanded significantly from those with the Battle of Five Armies and Galaxy …

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Origins 2016: Meeting the upcoming Titans from Calliope

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When Calliope did their Kickstarter for their Titan series, I was impressed with the pedigree behind the designers they had available.  However, they didn't have any of the games designed yet, as …

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Once more, for the Emperor: Impressions of Dawn of War 3’s take on Warhammer 40k

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It's been twelve years since the first Dawn of War rampaged onto PC, bringing the Warhammer 40k tabletop fantasy game to life in brutal fashion. I was a fan of both …

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A peek into the world of Oculus: E3 preview

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It’s your first ever E3. There are a ton of great games and experiences that you can’t wait to get your hands on, and at the top of that list …

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Monster among men: A preview of the chilling Vampyr

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You need to feed. That's how the demo of Vampyr started, in our time at E3. Then again, that might be a misnomer. Playing as Jonathan, a doctor lost amidst …

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