Regicide is once again a topic at dinner, thanks to the release of Crusader Kings III. Your aunt passes you the gravy, and asks about council matters. Your mother comments on the rise in guillotine stocks. Your father, the king, chews his mutton with a rueful and distant glare, probably thinking about war. A cloaked advisor enters and hands you a note on parchment. “The…
2 months ago
2 years ago
My body betrayed me last month, trapping me in my bed when it wasn’t sending me rushing to my poor, overworked loo. I couldn’t sleep, I couldn’t work and so I turned to management games to take my mind off the virus squatting inside me. Juggling budgets, disasters and production chains might not sound particularly relaxing, but there’s also a swathe of low-pressure sims that…
3 years ago
Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.Swipe right to build homes for the poor. Swipe left to refuse to help the priests being charged protection money by the army. Swipe again and again to to make decision after decision until death befalls your king in Reigns [official site].
4 years ago
Reigns [official site] - described by Adam as Crusader Kings meets Tinder - will be swiping its way onto PC from 11 August. I remember it being one of his favourite games at Rezzed when we went earlier in the year so let's have a look at what he said at the time and why he liked it so much. But first, some gameplay footage: