The Holy Trinity of Video Games

In most games, we are aware of different classes.  The visuals are pretty easy to come up with.  The knight in shining armor, the smiling rogue, and the priestess that keeps people going beyond what they thought possible.  These examples are the most highly recognized by just about everyone.  And while we might tire of their examples being used all the time, they are easy to recognize and hard to beat.  This has come to … Read More

When is a game too long?

This has actually been on my mind since I first started playing role playing games, such as Realms of Darkness and Pool of Radiance. While RPGs are known for long story lines and expansive worlds, they are often plagued with game play times that exceed the 50 hour mark. In some cases, they actually exceed 100 hours of play.  Though I will grant that the games that go over 100 hours are rare, they often … Read More