Games of the Year 2019

2019 was a good year for games.


Lots of interesting new ideas in the space, and some refinements of old ones. Here’s a list of my personal favorite games of this year, in no particular order. Making an ordered list can be fun, but it’s ultimately pretty pointless. Continue reading “Games of the Year 2019”

Towards a Better Roguelike: Breaking Down the JRPG

I said in my first post that I wanted to make a roguelike JRPG. But what does that even mean, exactly? What are the fundamental features that make a game a JRPG? How could those best be translated into the traditional roguelike framework? What do they bring to the table in terms of clarity and flexibility?


Good questions, all. Let’s get into it! Continue reading “Towards a Better Roguelike: Breaking Down the JRPG”