Preview: Lords and Villeins Has You Oversee in Ways that Overwhelm

Preview: Lords and Villeins Has You Oversee in Ways that Overwhelm

Sidequest was provided with an early access copy of Lords and Villeins for the PC in exchange for a fair and honest review.

Different types of management simulation games can have steep learning curves because they all have widely different rules in how their respective systems work. Competitive grand strategy games like Crusader Kings and Stellaris explore completely different genres, while something as simple as the premise of a basic city-builder is taken into two different directions between something like the casual, easygoing SimCity and the more detail-intensive Anno 1800. (more…)

Witchers, Soldiers, a Barrel-Smashing Troll: A First Look at Gwent

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game

Publisher: CD Projekt
Platform: PC, XBox One
Release Date: Currently in Closed Beta

Note: This review is of the beta version of Gwent: The Witcher Card Game.

I signed up for the closed beta of Gwent: The Witcher Card Game, sometime in July and didn’t give it much thought after that. Until, on the worst possible day, I received an email from CD Projekt inviting me to join the closed beta and download the game. That day was November 8th; I forgot about Gwent on the spot.

So, for weeks, the email went ignored and the game unplayed. (more…)

Legends of Callasia: Aerodynamically Busty

Legends of Callasia is a turn-based strategy game and the first one of its kind I have ever played. Although I do own a copy of TEG, my groups of friends and I have always gravitated towards role-playing game sessions instead. So when I downloaded Legends of Callasia’s demo, available on Steam, I wasn’t really sure if I would be any good at it, but I was excited to try it out.