Tag Archive - wrpg

Why do villains want to destroy everything?

14 September 2011 by , No Comments

“Soon, I will have the MacGuffin and when I do I shall use its vaguely-defined powers to destroy the world!” A familiar statement to anybody who loves story-based games, I’m sure you’ll agree. So many times we’ve ploughed through hordes of psychotic soldiers, demonic invaders and Terminator knockoffs only to find that the primary antagonist’s […]

Bring back the old jobs!

7 August 2011 by , No Comments

Why are Final Fantasy upgrade systems so horrendously bad? This isn’t a problem every Square Enix game has. Dragon Quest VIII, for one, has a perfectly good method of strengthening characters. The boring stats and levelling up are taken care of by the game itself; all you need to do is invest points in whichever […]

Dragon Age II

12 July 2011 by , No Comments

Yesterday was my 21st birthday, and among the presents I received was a copy of Dragon Age II from my younger sibling; a game that has been almost universally condemned by the Origins fanbase as a singularity of badness. Some have gone so far as to say it’s not only the worst game in Bioware’s […]