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Gaming Made Us

From The RPS Archives

Featured post When we were younger so much younger than today

Over the years, we’ve built up a vast stock of Gaming Made Mes – highly, unashamedly, gloriously subjective features about the videogames that proved, for one reason or another, formative to writers including the RPS Hivemind and associates, and developers such as Ken Levine, Erik Wolpaw and Soren Johnson. This is the complete collection.

Some spectacular reading awaits you below, on a huge array of even more spectacular games.
Click on author names to go read the various features, by the way. Not sure if that’s self-evident or not.

Team RPS

  • Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe; Hired Guns; Eve Online; Half-Lifeby Jim Rossignol
  • XCOM; Scorched Earth; Legends of Valour; Dune II: Battle for Arrakis; Gobliins 2by Alec Meer
  • The Hobbit; Kung-Fu Master; Gauntlet; Transformers 2005 MUSH; Thief: The Dark Project by Kieron Gillen
  • Ingrid’s Back!; Dungeon Master; Day of the Tentacle; Lemmings; The Longest Journeyby John Walker
  • Ultima VIIby Adam Smith

Writers

Developers

  • Adventure; Castle Wolfenstein; The Legend of Zelda; Ultima Underworldby Ken Levine (Irrational)
  • Legacy of the Ancients; Seven Cities of Gold; Adventure Construction Set by Soren Johnson (designer, Civ 4, Spore )
  • Mattel Footballby Erik Wolpaw (Valve)
  • Alternate Reality: The Cityby Rod Humble (The Sims 3, Second Life)
  • Rick Dangerous; Mario Bros. Game and Watch; Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, Quakeby Ed Stern (Splash Damage)

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