There’s a lot of games to be found in the mobile market. One could spend days and days in the Google Play Store, looking at the same few dozen games being recommended over and over again I MEAN the wealth of games to be offered! But how can you tell which extravagant splash of color will scratch your mobile itch, when most mobile game descriptions are hidden behind a “read more”? Ain’t nobody got time for that. Well, since I love you, here is a handy-dandy guide to some of the most common games you’ll see.
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Before I gave them a try, all I knew about roleplaying games (RPGs) was the tropes I saw on TV: a game master (GM) sitting behind a trifold with I-don’t-even-know-what printed on it, players mouth-breathing and rolling twenty-sided dice, Tolkien-esque orcs, machismo-heavy dwarves, sexy elves, and players responding with cheers or groans to tell those watching the cartoon whether the story within a story was going well or poorly. At its best, this was disinteresting; at its worst it was arbitrary (GMs deciding outcomes based on unknown mechanics), crude (killing monsters to level up and get coins), and sexist (damsels in distress within the narrative, and no non-male players).
Hello, happy gamers! How’s the week treating you? I recently realized I had forgotten to play The Room 2, so I’ve been catching up before The Room 3 comes out this spring. Also, confession time, I started Life is Strange, but haven’t committed much time to it. Let me know what you’re playing, and what I should be, in the comments. Now on to the news.
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