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April 30th, 2007
NWN Online – Saving Nel
by Scorpia

It seems that lately our biggest adventure in NWN online is overcoming technical difficulties. Sunday’s session was another, and for awhile, things did look bad.

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April 29th, 2007
Speaking Of Terminology
by Scorpia

The other day, in The Maze Of Terminology, we looked at the how the lines have blurred between genres.

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April 28th, 2007
Can We Talk?
by Scorpia

Me and him. You and her. “Him”, “her”, and all the other NPCs we come across in RPGs and adventure games. Only, of course, we’re not really talking.

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April 27th, 2007
The Maze Of Terminology
by Scorpia

There was a time when games had clear, simple labels. Adventure. Arcade. RPG. War/strategy. You knew, with fair accuracy, what to expect. These days, though, the lines have blurred considerably.

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April 26th, 2007
Thoughts On Story
by Scorpia

A few days ago, in Storytelling Again, I posted about Warren Spector’s storytelling article on The Escapist. Much to my surprise, there were few comments.

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April 25th, 2007
Previews: Hellgate and Two Worlds
by Scorpia

Yes, two different sites have had the opportunity for hands-on play of these upcoming games, and the results are worth a look.

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April 24th, 2007
Storytelling Again
by Scorpia

Over at The Escapist, they have a piece by Warren Spector about next generation storytelling in games.

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April 23rd, 2007
NWN Online – The Wizard’s Tower
by Scorpia

Yesterday’s session was looking a bit doubtful. Our new barbarian couldn’t make it, and it seemed we’d be missing our bard, too.

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