Baldur’s Gate III Early Access Review

Baldur’s Gate IIILarian Studios The first Dungeons & Dragons role-playing ruleset was published back in 1974 by game designers, Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson. It dramatically differed from the fantasy games that preceded it because it centered on individual characters that people created and played, rather than grand scale wargames. As Dungeons & Dragons blossomed…

Disco Elysium Review

Disco ElysiumZA/UM I began playing pencil-and-paper role-playing games as a kid and didn’t get into computer role-playing games (AKA CRPGs) until Bioware released the first Baldur’s Gate title. That was a little over two decades ago. Nowadays, there aren’t just a small number of developers making CRPGs, there are many. However, most of them are…

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – The Forgotten Sanctum – A Brilliant Ode to the Classics

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – The Forgotten Sanctum DLC Obsidian Entertainment/Versus Evil   The release of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire stoked the fires of the CRPG flame pit, and showed the gaming masses that good ol’ fashioned role-playing games were still blazing hot. Indeed, the Pillars of Eternity series combines many facets of…