Monthly Archives: April 2009

Chocolate in the Peanut Butter

Over the last week or two, I found a new RPG to play. It’s called MLB 09: The Show. How, you ask, is a baseball simulation an RPG? Well, the game offers a mode called “Road to the Show” in which you make up a character, adjust statistics, go into dungeons stadiums, hit, throw, run, […]

Undying Star Wars

Whatever you think of the prequel films (the determinant seems to be how old you are), they did something that was necessary for the brand, introducing Star Wars to a new generation of fans. Phantom Menace is about ten years old now, and Revenge of the Sith four years. The next thing (not the rumored […]

Boys vs. Girls

If you haven’t kept up with the latest post-GDC tempest (and really, why would you?), it starts and ends with game critic Heather Chaplin giving a rant during the rant roundtable at GDC. Summary here. I didn’t attend this one, and I don’t really regret missing it. Short version: We developers are all stunted adolescents […]