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Romance in games
Romance in games

We're Living in a Golden Age of Romance Games

Because it's nice to have all kinds of fantasies.
Miellyn Fitzwater Barrows
8 hours ago
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1960s Board Games For Girls Were Messed Up

I entered the world of heteronormative 60s board games marketed to young girls this weekend. It was a wild journey.
Danielle Riendeau
9 hours ago
Podcasts
Podcasts

Quantic Dream Is Suing Journalists. We Have Some Thoughts.

Waypoint Radio, can you hear that sound? It's David Cage in the news. Assemble the team.
Danielle Riendeau
a day ago
Review
Review

The Industrial Apocalypse of 'Frostpunk' Is More Truth Than Fiction

The developer behind 'This War of Mine' tells another haunting story of survival and desperation.
Rob Zacny
a day ago
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What We Want and What We Need From a Good Tie-in Novel

Revisiting my nerd-fiction collection, I realize how much I needed pure lore when I was a kid, and how little I need it as an adult.
Rob Zacny
a day ago
Postscript
Postscript

The Grimly Perfect Circle of Dark Souls' Storytelling

I just finished the whole series, opting to break the cycle of fire. So why am I so excited to jump back in again?
Cameron Kunzelman
4 days ago
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labor

A 90-Hour Work Week Is Believable Because Game Development Is Toxic

It doesn't matter if the developers of 'Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor — Martyr' were joking. What matters is people believed it.
Patrick Klepek
4 days ago
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Listen

When's The Last Time Hype Influenced How You Felt About a Game?

With 'God of War' now at our fingertips, we discuss hype and AAA games on Waypoint Radio.
Danielle Riendeau
4 days ago
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open thread

What's Your #GameStruck4, The Four Games That Define You?

Only four games is cruel, but that's fine. Let's do this.
Patrick Klepek
4.19.18
What Happened To?
What Happened To?

How This Long Delayed Indie Game Has Avoided Pissing Off Its Biggest Fans

'Museum of Simulation Technology' made a huge splash in 2014, but four years later, it's still not out. Through humor and honesty, the developers have avoided a big problem.
Patrick Klepek
4.18.18
Horror Games
Horror Games

Play This Very David Lynch Indie Horror Game

‘Desert of Vice’ has it all: surreal scenes, a spooky mystery, coffee and donuts.
Danielle Riendeau
4.18.18
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open thread

Character Creation Can Be a Game All Its Own

Listen, if I'm going to spend hours as someone, they're going to have a 2000 word backstory and incredible hair.
Austin Walker
4.18.18
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