March Roundtable: Crafting in Games

March Roundtable: Crafting in Games

In the midst of COVID-19 fears, the Sidequest team decided to focus our roundtable on something wholesome: crafting in games. We sat down (virtually, of course) and talked through in both tabletop and video games. Are you a fan of crafting in games? Sound off in the comments and let us know what does and doesn’t work for you! (more…)

GYGO: COVID-19 Concerns Still Causing Cancellations

GYGO: COVID-19 Concerns Still Causing Cancellations

Howdy, gamers! What have you been playing lately? I’ve been deep in Return of the Obra Dinn on Switch, which is sating my need for a good mystery game. I’m trying to savor the visuals and interesting gameplay, but cannot rest until I have solved everyone’s fates. I also revisited Coffee Talk to get a secret ending and enjoyed Glass House Games’ discussion on the game’s themes. Now, let’s discuss this week’s news. (more…)

Review: Agatha Christie’s Death on the Cards is Fast-Paced Fun for Young Mystery Lovers

Review: Agatha Christie’s Death on the Cards is Fast-Paced Fun for Young Mystery Lovers

As long as I can remember, I have been a fan of mysteries. Growing up, I was always the kid begging to play Clue when board game nights rolled around and spending countless hours with HER Interactive’s Nancy Drew PC games. Naturally, when the opportunity to review Agatha Christie’s Death on the Cards arose, I jumped at it. (more…)

GYGO: Animal Crossing and Sony Approaching New Horizons

GYGO: Animal Crossing and Sony Approaching New Horizons

Howdy, gamers! Is anyone playing anything good lately? I’m still thinking about the end of Kentucky Route Zero, which was perfectly bittersweet. I’ve also been listening to the NieR Gestalt & NieR Replicant Original Soundtrack quite a bit while I work, which has me itching to start the game. Speaking of things that are near… (more…)

Busy and Poor: The Gentle Violence of Kentucky Route Zero

Busy and Poor: The Gentle Violence of Kentucky Route Zero

Kentucky Route Zero is not a violent game: it has no swords, no guns, no combat. It’s not a traditional horror game, either, with no jump scares or gore or monsters. And yet… it is a game about violence, and a game that uses horror elements to drive its themes home. (more…)