Fallout 4: Surprising Depth To Nick Valentine

NPCs have come a long way since wooden quest-givers or rigid avatars on tracks behind you with a gun (Fallout 3 and to some degree New Vegas). In Fallout 4 we get all kinds of companions from robots to super mutants. I was drawn to Nick Valentine immediately after a...

The Dragon Age Mage: Thoughts on Canon

When Dragon Age Origins first hit the scene back in 2009, it felt sort of like the long-awaited Baldur’s Gate 3 I’d joked about with friends for ten years. Set in a similar atmosphere and made by the same company that’d proven itself as a...

Delilah: Fallout New Vegas Companion Mod Review

When you’ve played New Vegas as many times as I have you need some new content to keep it interesting. Fortunately this game and its predecessor, Fallout 3, have a very active modding community. I recommend the Niner companion mod if you haven’t tried it...

Niner: Fallout New Vegas Companion Mod Review

Both New Vegas and its predecessor, Fallout 3, have enjoyed an active modding community. From new weapons to new missions, lands, and even characters that can join you. The depth and complexity varies from mod to mod, and I’ve tried quite a lot of them in the...

The Allure of the Ranger-Cleric

Long-time players may recognize this is a well talked about topic from years ago. With the coming of Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition, though, there has been a wave of new players to enjoy the series. Inevitably they will at some ask the question all RPGers ask...

Baldur’s Gate 2 Enhanced Edition

When the first Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition was released it was a welcome breath of fresh air to an old favorite. At first I was reluctant to jump too heavily into it, as I’m the type of gamer that when I replay a favorite that is a series I like to make...