How do you feel about meandering? Is this something you like to do? Are you down for a good meander now and again? If so, then this episode has been lovingly crafted with your particular needs in mind. Both our character and our conversation are rudderless. Adrift. Directionless.
This episode does provide a nice showcase for Bethesda's questing system, which the design team nicknamed, “Screw You For Trying To Play Your Character, Fanboy.”
Rock climbing, Josh. Rock climbing.
So what happens when a SOFTWARE engineer tries to review hardware? This. This happens.
The Best of 2011
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2011.
Artless in Alderaan
People were so worried about the boring gameplay of The Old Republic they overlooked just how boring and amateur the art is.
Deus Ex and The Treachery of Labels
Deus Ex Mankind Divided was a clumsy, tone-deaf allegory that thought it was clever, and it managed to annoy people of all political stripes.
Secret of Good Secrets
Sometimes in-game secrets are fun and sometimes they're lame. Here's why.