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Posts tagged “rogue”

In roguelike chess adventure Chogue you hunt the king

I move the pawn on the far right side forward two spaces. That's my go-to starting move. It frees up my castle guy. I know many things about the Chess, including the names of all the pieces. Like Castle and Horsey and Pointyhat. I know things. That's why I know that something has gone wrong when the Kingperson piece on my opponents side of the…

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Roguelike, Roguelikelike, Roguelikelikelike, Or Rogue?

Rock, Paper, Shotgun have been on the cutting edge of the ludic lexicon since 1873. We coined 'Minecraftbut', 'Zachlike', 'Uppie', and more 'em ups than is reasonable. We were there on the front lines, staring at trees, when 'walking simulator' was seized as positive. And it's only mostly for funsies that we/I distinguish between Roguelikes, roguelikes, and roguelikelikes. Everyone calls their game a 'roguelike' lately,…

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Feature: Love Games

A Pulse-Pounding, Heart-Stopping Dating Sim Round-Up

I do so love the blend of madness, sincerity, and unbridled subversion game jams often inspire. While genres normally build on themselves - ripping conceits and mechanics from compatriots like oily scrap from a spent machine - jams often operate in reverse: curious developers tear down everything that's been established and rebuild, in their own image, from the ground up. I say this because -…

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