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An RPG rundown; recommendations and reviews of the best role-playing games on the market.

5 Ways the 'Pokemon' Games Are Evolving for the Better
For we millenials, Pokemon has been around for as long as we have. We grew up with all these Pocket Monsters, trying to "catch 'em all," but now we've evolved and gotten older. The Pokemon franchise h...
Neal Litherland13 days ago
5 Tips for Playing Better Fighters
Fighters. They're one of the most straightforward classes in fantasy RPGs. If you're not sure who the fighter is, just look for the guy with a sword in one hand and a shield in the other, barking orde...
Neal Litherland21 days ago
How To Build John Wick in The 'Pathfinder' RPG
They call him Baba Yaga... but John wasn't exactly the boogeyman. He was who they sent to kill the boogeyman. A legendary assassin with a shadowy past hinted at only by his tattoos, and the whispers t...
Patricia Sarkar23 days ago
Best RPG Games for PS4
RPGs, also known as role playing games, are one of the oldest video game genres in existence. In the past, RPGs were all about reading text, possibly doing some point-and-click goodness, and typically...
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Destiny Smitha month ago
Bringing Your Character to Life
Perhaps the most intimidating part of any D&D session is getting into character and actually roleplaying. This is especially true for beginners. There's no cheat sheet or instruction manual for how to...
Neal Litherlanda month ago
5 Tips For Playing Better Druids
The wardens of the wild, druids are seen as strange, primitive, and powerful. The keepers of nature, these casters are empowered by a force that's often older than the gods, allowing them to bend the ...
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Liam rychlika month ago
Delta T Global Beta
Brought to us by Empower Labs, Delta T is the latest augmented reality game to be under known development. Its story starts far into the future, where four mega corporations wage an endless and relent...
Matthew Harbina month ago
Shadow of War's Spotty Marketing
Shadow of Mordor, released in 2014 by Warner Bros. Studios, and developed by Monolith Games, was a bit of a shock for me. I had heard about it months in advance, but it seemed far too ambitious. My ex...
Chloe Gilholy2 months ago
'Princess Maker 2' and 'Long Live The Queen'
Trailer for Long Live The Queen by Hanako Games
Adam Wallace2 months ago
Awesome Saturn Exclusives: RPGs
Hello, and welcome back to Silver Linings, where I find the positives in maligned pop culture. I didn't get a chance to play the Sega Saturn growing up. By the time I was old enough to buy my own game...
Aaron Dennis2 months ago
Glory of Heracles Two for the NES
Glory of Heracles 2 is another example of early RPGs, now called JRPGs, and was originally developed and published by Data East. Now, I believe it's owned by Paon Corporation. I really have a soft spo...
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Michael Wolff2 months ago
Breath Of Fire
The first Breath Of Fire (BOF) video game was originally a product of RPG giant Squaresoft. However, the ownership rights got shuffled around, and since the first sequel, all BOF games are the propert...
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Joe K2 months ago
How To Enjoy RPG Games on a Budget
I've been enjoying pen and paper RPG games since I was twelve. It wasn't easy. For years I had to pay full price for books, hope to find a used copy, or hope a friend could get copies so we as a group...
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Liam rychlik3 months ago
The Black Watchmen
To start with, The Black Watchmen was in fact the third alternate reality game that I got my hands on, Ingress and DeltaT being the beginning of my journey into alternate realities. This I can say was...
Annie Kendall3 months ago
Getting Involved in the Exciting World of LARP
I stood in the middle of the battlefield, sweating a little under the chain mail vest I was wearing as protection. The heat was scorching, but the line of orcs came ever onward, and the sword in my ha...
Alexis D. Smolensk3 months ago
How to Keep Players in Your Campaign
You've known those Dungeon Masters. This is their campaign. They're in charge here. They've got their way of doing things and you better get used to it because that's how the game is played at this ta...
Alexis D. Smolensk3 months ago
Maps and Immersion
I have always found maps beautiful. The colors, the lines, the stark contrast between land and sea, the strange shapes of the earth . . . but in a greater sense, knowing that what's represented are mi...
Alexis D. Smolensk3 months ago
The Joy of Problems
It was, I think, a Saturday night. I was 15. I had crossed the street to knock on a friend's front door, to find out if he wanted to do something and he told me, "I can't, I'm playing D&D." I had neve...