WizKids Games’ HeroClix collectible figure game veers away from the mainstream with its new release, IndyClix.
A review of Alderac’s d20-based Stargate SG-1 Roleplaying Game.
Warcraft III is a real-time strategy game in which players take on the role of one of four factions in a bid to save — or damn — reality from a demonic invasion. The game’s divided into three modes: story (single player), customized game (single player) and multi-player. In story mode there are four thematically-linked … Read more
Enter the Matrix, the video game which shares plot points with the new Matrix Reloaded movie, cost $30 million to make, includes an hour of new film footage, and–like its cinematic counterpart, has been getting mixed reviews from geeks. To be honest, I wasn’t sure I’d like the game all that much even before I … Read more
Tome of Horrors is a 400+ compendium of monsters for Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition culled from the first and second editions of the game.
I wanted Master of Orion 3 to be the greatest turn-based strategy game of all time. I wanted it to be a worthy heir to its predecessors. I wanted to spend endless hours lost in its strategic depths, gladly loosing a few hours of sleep to secure victory over a strategic star system. I wanted … Read more
It had been weeks since I’d had a fix. Oh, I’d gone to my dealer, and picked up the goods, sampling them as soon as I got to the car. But the holiday’s wrecked havoc with my free time, and I was forced to lock them away in their little plastic cases for most of … Read more
DC HeroClix: Hypertime builds on WizKids Games’ success with Marvel HeroClix: Infinity Challenge, adding some of the biggest names in the DC universe to the game’s superhero fray. As with Marvel HeroClix (read my review of the initial release in Science Fiction Weekly (Internet Archive), DC HeroClix is a miniatures based game played on one of … Read more
Wizards of the Coast’s original Star Wars role-playing game was launched along side The Phantom Menace in 1999 and was caught up in the hype storm surrounding the first wholly-new serial in nearly 20 years. Like the movie, the game wasn’t everything that fans had hoped for or wanted. The game — based on the same … Read more
Civilization III sucks. There … I’ve said it. It took me months, but I finally said it. I feel much better now. I’m a big fan of the Civilization series, starting with the original computer game back in college (around about 1993). Its sequel, Civilization II. represents a pinnacle in empire-building games, in which players … Read more