Monthly Archives: October 2018

From the DM’s Chair: Session 16, A Moth to a Flame

Originally posted on Shadowonthewall:
WARNING: This blog is a long one. Oops. The best experiences in D&D are the ones where afterwards both the DM and players sit back, relax and think ‘wow, that was awesome’. It doesn’t happen all…

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Horrifically bad: worst horror games

Originally posted on Later Levels:
There are plenty of articles dedicated to the best entries in the horror genre in honour of Halloween. But what about those at the other end of the scale: what about the releases which are…

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Now Arriving: Games of November 2018

Originally posted on Gamer Crash:
Well, that was certainly a busy month, wasn’t it? October seemed to carry one new AAA release after another each week, and it doesn’t stop there. Even though it lost Call of Duty this year,…

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5 Horror Video Games That Were More Trick Than Treat

Originally posted on two beard gaming:
Halloween is upon us once again. And while our ghoulish friends will be sitting at home watching their favourite horror movies, the rest of us will be revisiting our favourite scary video games. Well,…

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Randomness and Luck!

Originally posted on The Solo Meeple:
I thought I’d attempt something a little different this week, and write about a subject that often crops up at the games table, randomness and luck. I have put together my own theories about…

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Unexpected Horror: When Games Betray You

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
You know how it goes… You’re all settled in for a nice gaming session with one of your favorite, not-scary games, when all of a sudden bam you’re in this situation that gives you the creeps you’d…

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Nostalgia Lane: Castlevania Symphony of the Night

Originally posted on Bio Break:
One of my favorite game series back on retro consoles is Castlevania. From the first game, with its pulse-pounding soundtrack and lethargic whip action to Super Castlevania IV on the SNES, I adored the tone…

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Creeped out: spookiest video game moments

Originally posted on Later Levels:
As discussed in my Question of the Month response last week, it’s often the strangest things that scare us. Video games such as Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Outlast can be terrifying but it’s often…

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The Sapphire Vault

Originally posted on Dyson's Dodecahedron:
Home to foul goblinoids now, the Sapphire Vault appears to have been part of some larger structure at one point – the construction of which is significantly beyond the skills of the current inhabitants.…

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Maidae and the evening sky

Originally posted on Micki's Delirium:
During questing last night this is what Maidae saw when stepping into Eveningstar.

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