Armello: What Videogames Have (or Haven’t) Learned from Boardgames

Armello is hard to define. Part boardgame, part PC game, part RPG, part Redwall. A little bit of everything. It is quite good and does some interesting things. In recent years we have seen a surge of card games becoming digitized and using technology to do things that are not possible with traditional cards (such […]

This War of Mine : Should Videogames Be Fun?

We are used to playing powerful characters in videogames, dispensing violent justice as we see fit upon the vagrants of the game world. Almost every character in a videogame is stronger, tougher, and more bad ass than the villains and red shirt fodder they encounter. Through videogames, we play characters that make us feel strong […]