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Civilization: Beyond Earth – Rising Tide Review

Addendum Added: 11/8/2015 Rising Tide is the first expansion for Civilization: Beyond Earth (hereafter referred to by its adopted name, Civ:BERT). The expansion brings many new features to the base game: four new sponsors, a revised diplomacy system, aquatic cities, two new biomes, a few new aliens, hybrid affinities, lots of balance and bug fixes… okay, not so much of […]

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M.O.R.E. Q&A Part 1

Greetings and Salutations reader, I am Nate, also known as Nasarog. I will be conducting this Q&A in a slightly different fashion than I have in my previous sessions. M.O.R.E. is a game I discovered by accident over a year ago. I am not an active member in the Kickstarter community, so when this game came up on my radar, […]

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XCOM 2 Preview

Let me begin with a confession: I am a huge XCOM fanboy! I loved the original XCOM and its eXpansions/sequels from the ‘90s. I loved the Firaxis reboot – XCOM: Enemy Unknown/Within. I adore the Long War mod. I just love it. I didn’t even hate the 3rd-person game, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. Having said that, I think that I […]

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My Firaxicon ’15 eXperience

It’s 3 am EST. Why are my eyes open? Everything is fine at home, but I’m awake. Why? It’s quiet, I should be asleep for another 2 hours, but it’s just not happening. I am too excited to sleep. I am going to fly out to the Baltimore (MD) convention center for Firaxicon ’15. I am going to check out […]

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Family Gaming: An eXposition

I am a gamer. I am proud of it. My family knows of my gaming habits and over the past year has grown to support me. My wife is an angel, and my video gaming habits are as natural to her as the air we breathe… as long as what needs to get done at home gets done, that is. […]

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Friday eXcursion: Dungeon of the Endless

Where does one even begin with this game? Where it all starts, I suppose. Dungeon of the Endless (DotE) is a title released in October of 2014 by Amplitude Studios. It is set in the same universe as the other Endless games. Why am I writing about this game now? Because it was just released for the iOS platform on […]

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Endless Legend ReeXamination #3

Here we are again, re-eXamining our 2014 GotY winner. This time around, we have another mini-expansion/DLC, Shadows, to look over. With this latest offering, Amplitude Studios added a new game mechanic that we have been clamoring for since the beta: espionage. This all comes topped with new gameplay mechanics, a few general enhancements and a new playable faction. Great, we […]

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Unspoken Agreements: An eXposition

When you purchase an item, whatever the item happens to be, there is usually some type of agreement involved. Purchaser and seller agree on the service to be rendered or good delivered and the compensation. The parties share a tacit or spoken understanding of how the product or service will serve the purchaser, which may include a warranty for a […]

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Thea: the Awakening Q&A

Greetings and Salutations everyone. Nate “Nasarog” Lobos here with another Q&A session. This time, we’ll be talking to the developers from Muha Games about their upcoming release, Thea: the Awakening, a game set in Medieval-like times with a slavic twist. Founded in 2010, Muha Games is a small independent studio with a solid pedigree behind them. They’ve worked on RPGs like […]