Red Rock & Roll: An Ode to surviving Surviving Mars

Surviving Mars is, at its heart, a game about planning for the worst and overcoming a literal planet load of problems.  But what happens to the player’s view on the value of life when you chose to turbo charge the game’s difficulty with alcoholic refugees from earth with very little practical skills?

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Powers as reward – the enduring appeal of Diablo 3

Pity those with power, yet lacking the experience to use it wisely. Perhaps a key appeal of Blizzard’s long running action-RPG series is understanding something rather fundamental about what it means to be gifted with incredible talent and abilities, and wise enough to appreciate them

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