Storybook Brawl is an autobattler, meaning that you just manage a team and the system handles the actual battling for you according to some randomness and rules to guide that randomness. It’s still in early access and is free-to-play, but it doesn’t feel like pay-to-win at all, even though spending money does make it more fun.
Okay, late by just three years. That’s fine right? I mean, I can’t be the only one still playing this. Then again, I paid about six euros for this, so everyone else might have already bought this.
Note: I am a very long time player, so if you are new, this might be the product for you. Me? No.
I know I’m late on this, because it’s been about four years since the last actual Borderlands game, but the Borderlands 3 is coming out in September, so maybe this is very timely. Or that’s what I’ll tell myself.
I’m actually playing through Borderlands 2 for the first time right now, so this is a very immediate experience for me.
The Guild gathered once again for our annual meetup. This year, the hit game was apparently a little obscure gem War Chest.
George R. R. Martin’s epic has never been a personal favorite, but I’ve read all five novels and now I’ve finally caught up to the HBO series as well. Initially, my decision was to stop watching it, as I don’t find much delight in brutally killing off characters I’m fond of; but the hype around these latest episodes turned my head around.
Turns out that they weren’t worth the hype, but they taught me a thing or two about the creator’s integrity.Continue reading
In a world where a handful of people can defeat an army, surely superbrains and supercomputers exist, too? If a glowing superheroine can blow up an alien warship in an instant, does it not make sense that a superintelligence could solve an impossibly difficult scientific problem in a second? Handled well, by maintaining the world’s internal logic, staying true to the themes of the story, and respecting the audience, it would work.
But Avengers: Endgame botched it, and rewarded a year’s worth of waiting with lazy writing and more gods out of the machine than you can throw Mjolnirs at. A collection of funny scenes and some admittedly dramatic moments isn’t enough.Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about this movie for a week. Spoilers ahead.Continue reading
The best thing about Captain Marvel is that it’s a superhero movie that actually feels heroic. The emotions are sincere, it proudly stands behind its heroine, it doesn’t water down the important moments with irony.Continue reading