Look for the Marker

Man, have games gotten big. The closest thing we got to open-world games back in early days of gaming were the old Japanese role-playing games (JRPGs) and Legend of the Zelda titles because they allowed for players to “explore” the environment around them. Unfortunately, exploring looked more like wandering into a conveniently placed cave and…Read more Look for the Marker

Building It Better Than Minecraft

My children are Minecraft nuts. When the game came out over a decade ago, I thought that it was a simple “Lego” fad that would go away over time, but it has certainly proven everyone wrong. With its 3D and blocky aesthetic, virtual architects all over the world have built some of the most mesmerizing…Read more Building It Better Than Minecraft

Escaping the “Rogue-like” Life

Mindlessly grinding through the same content over and over again gets pretty monotonous for most gamers. Many of them want to play something fresh without buying a new game every week or so. In order to correct this problem with content, some developers decided to switch things up and allow for the games to recreate…Read more Escaping the “Rogue-like” Life

Nothing New Under the Sun…Especially with Games

After taking a little time to do more exploring through the clustered mess that is Steam, I discovered more about their catalog. Last week I posted a devotional called “Accept No Substitutes” which explored the problem with counterfeits to the Christian faith. I also touched on games that were a blatant rip-off of their source…Read more Nothing New Under the Sun…Especially with Games

Accept No Substitutes

I have an old college friend that I will occasionally play PC games with via Steam. He, like myself, enjoys good indie titles and is always on the hunt for great games that harken back to the golden age of gaming. Justin (that’s his name) has an eye for retro-style video games that have similar…Read more Accept No Substitutes