What do you do when you hate the lack of player agency in games but don’t want to try to fix the problem? You make a puzzle game that points out that there is no player agency in games.

GWJ Conference Call Episode 556

Tokyo 42, Everspace, Diablo III Necromancer Beta, Endless Space 2, Graceful Explosion Machine, Final Fantasy X, Friday the 13th, E3 Predictions, Your Emails and More!
Red Dead Redemption Lost

Redemption Lost

2010 I’m procrastinating. I should go back to work, but I take a quick peek in my bookmarked folder of nerdage sites. Surely organizing that is a productive use of my time! I delete the link for 8-bit Theater, as that webcomic is apparently, for reals, done-done.

June 5 – June 11

Cave Johnson here. I want to talk to you investors about Subject A-119. Now, some of you might be thinking “How does Cave Johnson know about a top-secret research project at Black Mesa?” Well, I’ll let you in on a little secret: I didn’t, until you asked that question.
About two years ago, give or take, I reviewed Car Mechanic Simulator, where I was promptly taken to task for reviewing the 2014 edition when 2015 had just come out. Well, I’m always happy to entertain requests. I just make no promises about punctuality or timeliness.

GWJ Conference Call Episode 555

Endless Space 2, Friday the 13th, ARMS, Steel Division: Normandy 44, Tales of Berseria, How Games Can Spur Us to Real Life Action, Your Emails and More!

May 29 – June 4

This week almost got me to pick a VR game.
Using death as a mechanic in a game that harkens to a genre where death came early and often? That’s just crazy enough to work!
GWJ RPGs

Orbital Decay – Episode 10

Welcome to Orbital Decay, an episodic collaborative storytelling RPG made possible by our Patreon subscribers! Join Game Master Michael Zenke as he takes Sean Sands, Shawn Andrich, Karla Andrich and Rob Daviau into a mysterious sci-fi adventure where our heroes don't know who they are, where they are or why they've emerged from their damaged cryo pods in the first place.

GWJ Conference Call Episode 554

Dead Cell, The Surge, Nier: Automata, What Remains of Edith Finch, Tumbleseed, The Making of Perception, Your Emails and More!

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