Some games thrive on their writing and provide a compelling story for their audience, but I don’t always want to be an audience member: I want to be in the driver’s seat (It’s why I play games to begin with). Starbound is the most recent game to let me feel like my own author.
Posts By: William Workman
Documenting one virtual ape’s quest through the cosmos.
You’ll never guess what they are.
At the last possible second, I drew the shard of a metal stowed at my hip and leaped forward with a howling slash.
Entry 01: The journey beings
For years, those curious about the galaxies and heavens above could drive down West Saanich Road to visit Observatory Hill, home to the Centre of the Universe (CU) and the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory (DAO). While the observatory is still used for scientific research, the Centre of the Universe closed to the public in August 2013… Read more »
By Trik Jones Sometime in the past month, a guy in a North American city invented something. After a full decade of work, this guy produced a small gray tube-like device. The device, currently unnamed, has yet to show any specific purpose. In regards to the device, the inventor said something like, “It’s still in… Read more »
Demos are always a welcome, crucial step in researching a purchase. They can also be fun games in themselves, whether you’re a fan hungry for a taste of an upcoming title, or a starving student who just wants to nibble at some gameplay before you dig out your wallet. Properly made, demos are excellent for… Read more »
Playing games is a great way to share experiences with your partner, possibly while gaining experience points. Video games in particular can be an important part of any relationship; they will bring you together and let you blow each other apart. Almost everyone has their own favourite game, but if you are not lucky enough… Read more »
With today’s limitless choices in entertainment, from PC to console to mobile, we can easily get caught up in our digital experiences, lost in menus and virtual lobbies, sending invites and dealing with dropped connections. I’m not saying these setbacks should make you rethink your hobbies, but there are times when I like to remind… Read more »