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A Narrative Strategy Game That Confronts the Nature of Power

A lot of games are about collecting of power and resources, but 'Dust & Salt' asks how and why you want to wield them.
Cameron Kunzelman
2 days ago
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virtual reality

The Real Future of VR Probably Isn't at Your Computer, It's at the Mall

It may not be the Holodeck, but it's surprising how much The VOID feels like it.
Rich Monahan
2 days ago
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Listen

Occasionally, We Like a Game a Little Too Much

Episode 179 of Waypoint Radio is all about our obsessions.
Danielle Riendeau
2 days ago
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esports

One of Counter-Strike’s Leading Analysts Wants You to Know Alex Jones Rules

Duncan "Thorin" Shields has a long history of racist jokes, among other things. But next month's big tournament in New York, he'll be on stage, talking about Counter-Strike.
Patrick Klepek
3 days ago
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open thread

Most Games Are Happy to Let You Play How You Want, 'Dead Cells' Pushes Back

If I had my way, I'd play 'Dead Cells' the same way over and over again. The game won't let me.
Patrick Klepek
3 days ago
Dark Souls
Dark Souls

Sometimes, Fighting Depression Means Beating 'Dark Souls' Using Dance Pads

Louis "ATwerking Yoshi" Hamilton hasn't had an easy life, but overcoming ridiculous challenges, sometimes involving bananas, has helped.
Patrick Klepek
4 days ago
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open thread

After Hundreds of Hours of 'Into the Breach,' I'm Inventing New Challenges

How do you like to find your own fun after putting hundreds of hours into a game?
Danielle Riendeau
8.14.18
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Listen

Naturally, The Episode Without Austin Walker Is The One With Anime

On Waypoint Radio episode 178, we talk 'We Happy Few,' 'Rome 2,' and one very special secret anime game.
Danielle Riendeau
8.13.18
Rome 2
Rome 2

'Rome 2' Finds the Limits of Reinvention in 'Rise of the Republic'

With a new patch and DLC, 'Rome 2' is the best possible version of its deeply flawed, awkwardly structured and paced strategy epic.
Rob Zacny
8.13.18
open thread
open thread

Evidence That You've Taken a Game a Little Too Seriously

Detailed notes, spreadsheets, endless record-keeping... the things that reveal a game has become a way of life.
Rob Zacny
8.13.18
Postscript
Postscript

Anya Silver Taught Me to Appreciate Melancholy

Why we should hunt for the down moment, the vignette hiding from the sun.
Cameron Kunzelman
8.10.18
open thread
open thread

The Beloved Characters We Have to Leave Behind

Sometimes your hero was the antagonist all along.
Rob Zacny
8.10.18
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