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Feature: The Wizened + The Doomed: An XCOM 2 permadeath diary, day 6

XCOM 2: Here Come The Grunts

Continuing an XCOM 2 [official site] Iron Man diary starring the staff and readers of RPS. Full explanation and the story so far here here, and you can download the characters for your own game here. It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times. John, Graham, Pip and Alice are all dead, as are some of our most senior readers, leaving…

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Feature: The Wizened + The Doomed: An XCOM 2 permadeath diary, day 5

XCOM 2: The Wipe

Resuming an XCOM 2 [official site] Iron Man diary starring the staff and readers of RPS. Note: this diary went on hiatus for a while, because post-patch XCOM 2 kept crashing on my PC. That problem has resolved itself as suddenly as it arrived, so back into the meatgrinder we go. Full explanation and the story so far here here, and you can download the…

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Feature: The Wizened + The Doomed: An XCOM 2 permadeath diary, day 4

XCOM 2: The Sniper Who Wouldn’t Snipe

I'm playing and diarising XCOM 2 [official site] on Commander difficulty in Iron Man mode, using characters based on the staff of RPS, replaced by readers as and when they die or go out of action. Full explanation and the story so far here here, and you can download the characters for your own game here. Perhaps you would blame random number generation. Perhaps you…

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Feature: The Wizened + The Doomed: An XCOM 2 Diary, Day 3

XCOM 2: Things Fall Apart

I'm playing and diarising XCOM 2 [official site] on Commander difficulty in Iron Man mode, using characters based on the staff of RPS, replaced by readers as and when they die or go out of action. Full explanation and the story so far here here, and you can download the characters for your own game here. And I was doing so well (thanks in part…

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Feature: The Wizened + The Doomed: An Iron Man Diary, Day 2

XCOM 2: Lucky Men & Lousy Hackers

I'm playing and diarising XCOM 2 on Commander difficulty in Iron Man mode, using characters based on the staff of RPS, replaced by readers as and when they die or go out of action. Full explanation and intro here, download the characters for your own game here. Important lessons learned: Alice is a dangerously incompetent hacker, Pip can't run very far and Adam is a…

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Feature: A perma-Death Diary - plus download the RPS staff for your game

An XCOM 2 Diary: The Wizened + The Doomed, Day 1

It’s tradition now: when an XCOM game comes out, you recreate your friends, colleagues and record-collection-stealing former lovers then send them out to be murdered by aliens. Basically, it’s the Sims with Sectoids rather than sex. So let’s do it again: an XCOM 2 [official site] Iron Man/perma-death diary starring the staff of RPS, who you can download and add to your game below. But…

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