Modding Classics – Blood Omnicide

One of the drawbacks of focusing on older games, to record playthroughs of older titles is that you have to deal with the inevitable bout of software and hardware incompatibility. Recently, I’ve been bashing my head against the wall trying to get Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain to perform properly, without success until just a day or so ago.

But before then, I had to make plans, and one of them involved an incredibly ambitious mod called Blood Omnicide. Continue reading Modding Classics – Blood Omnicide

The Ultimate Beastmaster – Gaming Edition – Week 1

Last week I introduced you to this little fantasy league of mine, where video game characters take the place of real world athletes and compete on the most brutal course in history, The Beast. In The Ultimate Beastmaster show, competitors from around the world try their best to be crowned a Beastmaster, earning a nice chunk of cash and coming back at the end, competing with every other Beastmaster for the title of Ultimate Beastmaster and a heavy monetary prize.

In our gaming edition, there are no coins, rupees or souls to be won, but there is a certain kind of prestige, where one characters steps out of the ruins of the Beast, confident they are the Ultimate Gaming Beastmaster. Continue reading The Ultimate Beastmaster – Gaming Edition – Week 1

Gaming Q&A – August 2017 – What video game deserved a sequel but didn’t get one?

You know me, I’m always up for a good discussion, no matter if it’s games, films, TV series or even books and writing. So, when the crew of Later Levels approached me for a monthly gaming Q&A, hopefully to create some great debates around video games, it didn’t take much for me to see that it could be fun.

Every month, I’ll present you with the question and my answer. If you’d like to join, get in touch with Later Levels. The rules are simple, in fact there is only one to note: your answer must be in 100 words or fewer.

This month’s question is: What video game deserved a sequel but didn’t get one? Continue reading Gaming Q&A – August 2017 – What video game deserved a sequel but didn’t get one?

Genres & Gems

Second on these gaming posts.

This one’s all about genres.

No, I’m not gonna define the genres, you can check Wikipedia for those, but I am gonna talk about my favorites and mention a few games in each, little gems you might not know about.

Let’s kick it off with RPGS, my favorite. Continue reading Genres & Gems