Once again we present additional information for Critical Hit listeners. Today we will look at the remaining departments of the Sage Coast’s Six-Star System, along with some cultural notes.
A few years ago the first Borderlands showed up and created its own subgenre, the shoot and loot. With solid gameplay, gorgeous visuals, a net-rage inducing ending, and hilarity running across the spectrum it exploded into the world with guns, guns and more guns creating a massively popular following, Having spawned four vastly entertaining sets of DLC, more guns than you can possibly ever obtain, some great videos, and entertainment galore, the full-fledged sequel has finally arrived.
Giving us more guns, more explosions, more bad guys, more good guys, and just generally more of everything can Borderlands 2 live up to the pedigree of the original? Your Major Spoilers answer is after the jump.
Two awesome days are approaching. One is the release of Magic: The Gathering 2013 on July 13 (spoilers are already out). the other is July 4th, Independence Day in the United States. This is a holiday that Americans celebrate, in true American fashion, by eating awesome food and blowing stuff up! What do the two of them have to do with each other? This:
I get frequent e-mail questions about gaming from our Critical Hit listeners. Often they ask me my opinion on a game setting or a particular power in 4th edition; but there is one question that I get more than any others, and it goes something like this:
HELP! I have an awesome campaign planned but ever since my players discovered that they can sell copper for 2 silver a pound they’ve decided that they are just going to become miners and settle in a sleepy mining town. How do I get them to pick up their swords and staves and head over to the bad guy’s teleporting, time-machine castle, which is also a werewolf factory?
Kevin Von Realperson
And I usually try to offer some advice. Although that is not what I will do today. This article is not about what Kevin should do. It’s about what Kevin should have done…
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Wizards of the Coast was kind enough to send us one of the intro packs for Innistrad. Eldritch Onslaught contains the following cards:
The Spoilers from Innistrad keep on coming. Check out the previous article for more on these spoilers and take the jump for the ca-raaazy new mechanic (along with my thoughts on it.)
Mark Rosewater, head of design for Magic: The Gathering has been tweeting spoilers for the newest MTG set. Here are some choice bits of info.
Raise your hand if you’ve played Neverwinter Nights for PC! I didn’t mean literally, put your hand down, you’re at work! You want your boss to see you?
Alright, that was close…
…Anyway Wizards of the Coast is apparently aware of all the love that game (by the now famous Bioware game studio) has garnered over the years. And so for the first time WoTC has dedicated a whole supplement detailing the Jewel of the North.
…which has been hit by a meteor.
I used to play a Halfling Monk back when I was in college. As it turned out I made a lot of thematic choices that made the character really powerful, which is nice. Unfortunately, as my poor karatehobbit found out, sometimes you can make thematic choices that completely screw you over.