On one hand, it makes no sense for the monsters and encounter areas of the gameworld to come pre-stocked with loot. It also makes no sense for feral beasts and the shambling undead to walk around carrying fabulous cash prizes.
On the other hand, gold coins are shiny and make a fun jingling sound when you have lots of them.
WAY back in 2005, I wrote about a D&D campaign I was running. The campaign is still there, in the bottom-most strata of the archives.
A Star is Born
Remember the superhero MMO from 2009? Neither does anyone else. It was dumb. So dumb I was compelled to write this.
A stream-of-gameplay review of Dead Island. This game is a cavalcade of bugs and bad design choices.
What was the problem with the Playstation 3 hardware and why did Sony build it that way?
A horrible, railroading, stupid, contrived, and painfully ill-conceived roleplaying campaign. All in good fun.