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A Call for More Politics and Economy in RPGs

Posted by BuckGB at 8:01 pm on 05.27.2016 (3 days ago)

There's a new blog post by Felipe Pepe up on Gamasutra, in which he makes an argument and general request for an injection of poli...

Leonard Boyarsky Leaves Blizzard, Joins Obsidian

Posted by BuckGB at 2:45 am on 04.12.2016 (1 month ago)

While Diablo III fans may be heartbroken to learn that ex-Troika founder and industry veteran Leonard Boyarsky has left Blizzard E...

Journey to the Center of Arcanum Pitch Document Unearthed

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 5:30 pm on 11.23.2015 (6 months ago)

In an interesting turn of events, unofficial patch author "Drog Black Tooth" posted on the RPG Codex what looks like a pitch docum...

12 More RPGs That Brought Something New to the Table

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 4:21 pm on 07.27.2015 (11 months ago)

Invigorated by the success of his previous blog for Gamasutra, Felipe Pepe has compiled another list, which this time comprises on...

Arcanum: Of Steamworks & Magick Obscura Video Retrospective

Posted by BuckGB at 12:59 am on 05.12.2015 (1 year ago)

It's been quite awhile since I last played through Arcanum: Of Steamworks & Magick Obscura, and if your play history closely r...

Arcanum & Vampire: Bloodlines Video Retrospective

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 9:53 am on 10.21.2013 (2 years ago)

I'm not familiar with the previous work of YouTube user Noah Caldwell-Gervais, but his recent video retrospective on Troika's most...

PCGamesN Top 15 PC RPGs

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 10:04 am on 10.4.2013 (2 years ago)

PCGamesN has published a list of what they consider the best, or at least among the best, PC RPGs of all times, and while I have t...

Obsidian's Chris Avellone is Finally Going to Play Arcanum, Watch Him Do It

Posted by BuckGB at 8:38 pm on 01.19.2013 (3 years ago)

One of the promises made during the Project Eternity campaign was that Obsidian Entertainment's Chris Avellone would finally sit d...

Jason Anderson Interview

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 6:23 am on 06.26.2012 (3 years ago)

It seems like we missed the interview earlier, but has chatted with RPG developer extraordinaire Jason Anderson, now e...

Leonard Boyarsky Interview

Posted by Brother None at 10:24 pm on 05.7.2012 (4 years ago)

RPG Codex offers a retrospective interview with Fallout, Troika and now Diablo III designer and artist Leonard Boyarsky, about his...

Tim Cain Interview

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 8:05 am on 10.26.2011 (4 years ago)

For his latest industry interview, Will Ooi decided to talk with Tim Cain, veteran RPG designer and one of the founders of Troika ...

Ex-Troika and Carbine Studios Tim Cain Joins Obsidian Entertainment

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 12:51 pm on 10.12.2011 (4 years ago)

Former Interplay, Troika and Carbine Studios designer and programmer Timothy Cain, which most of you probably know for his seminal...

Putting the RPG Back in MMORPG

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 12:00 pm on 09.26.2011 (4 years ago)

Using Troika's steampunk RPG Arcanum: Of Steamworks & Magick Obscura as an example of meaningful choices and consequences and diff...

Activision RPGs 30% Off on GOG This Weekend

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 11:27 am on 05.13.2011 (5 years ago)

If you're interested in grabbing some old-school RPGs dirt cheap this weekend, Good Old Games has got a deal just for you. All Act...

Good Old Games 2010 Holiday Sale, Continued

Posted by Brother None at 9:19 pm on 12.23.2010 (5 years ago)

It's worth a reminder that the Good Old Games holiday sale is still ongoing, offering discount of up to 50% on many, many title...

Arcanum Now Compatible With Windows 7 on GOG

Posted by BuckGB at 9:13 pm on 12.4.2010 (5 years ago)

Windows 7 users who were having issues with the Good Old Games version of Troika's Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura will ...

Good Old Games Community Favorites Sale

Posted by Brother None at 4:29 pm on 10.1.2010 (5 years ago)

Good Old Games is hosting a new "community favorites" promotion, which provides a discount toward ten of their DRM-free titles. Am...

Arcanum and Vampire: Redemption on Sale at GOG

Posted by BuckGB at 2:21 pm on 07.23.2010 (5 years ago)

For their weekend sale, Good Old Games has bundled Arcanum: Of Steamworks & Magick Obscura and Vampire: The Masquerade - Redemptio...

RPG Codex's Top 5 RPGs of the Decade

Posted by BuckGB at 4:12 am on 05.18.2010 (6 years ago)

The staff members over at RPG Codex have built upon their previous "RPG of the Decade" article by recognizing what they consider t...

Arcanum: Of Steamworks & Magick Obscura Review

Posted by BuckGB at 2:36 pm on 02.1.2010 (6 years ago)

With Troika's original RPG offering receiving some additional exposure thanks to Good Old Games, it comes as little surprise that ...

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