A few weeks ago I was in San Francisco to see what Kalypso Studios has coming. My previews are now up. You can read about the strategy/tower defense game Dungeons at 1up, and about the action/adventure game The First Templar at Gameshark.
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September 28th, 2010 · 4 Comments · 1up, Medieval, Review
Though I joked a little about playing it, Patrician IV is actually an interesting little game. First, it is mostly non-violent. There are pirates to eliminate, of course, but the whole idea of the game is building, not destroying. It is even less confrontational than the original Railroad Tycoon, which let you go nuts preying […]
February 26th, 2010 · 10 Comments · 1up, Creative Assembly, Review
Read it here at 1up. Not especially happy with how it turned out, writing wise. Part of the problem is that Napoleon Total War can be seen as an improvement over Empire in many ways. The attrition and replenishment mechanics are very well done and there are finally historic battles to fight. And the AI […]