Mateja Simovic

Gnomoria Preview

Gnomoria Developer: Robotronic Games Publisher: Robotronic Games Platform: Windows Price: $7.99 Beta access available here Gnomoria is a sandbox strategy game which evoked within me a vast richness of emotions. On the one hand I was infuriated by the lack of tutorial/any form of in-game guide through the interface but on the other I  experienced pride for whenever I overcame the ignorance I had of...

Blackguards Video Guides Released

Daedalic Entertainment has released the first video of a planned series to show punters some of the mechanics behind their roleplaying turn-based strategy game, Blackguards, with the first installment dealing with character creation. The game itself is an adaption of a popular European pen and paper roleplaying game called ‘The Dark Eye’ (woo!) with the narrative following the infamous...

7th Star Wars Installment: Old School vs New School

Recent reports online have surfaced concerning the Disney production of the 7th installment in the Star Wars  movie franchise. These reports are stating that the replacement of Michael Arndt was not due to ‘timing concerns’ as was once believed but rather a disagreement with the focus of the script for the new installment of the Star Wars film saga. Arndt was considered a worthy candid...

Magic the Gathering Movie Announced

A new contender has stepped into the realm of Geek genre movies, with 20th Century Fox completing a deal with Hasbro (parent company of Wizards of the Coast) to acquire the screen adaptions rights to the ‘Magic: The Gathering‘ (MTG) trading card game. Fans of the global force that is the MtG will probably have a brand spanking new film adaption of their favourite card game universe. If...

The Infection Spreads: IRL Shooter Comes to Sydney

Makers of the world’s first live action First-Person-Shooter (FPS) game, Patient 0, are planning on setting up shop in Sydney in the coming year, and to do so they have started collecting money through crowdfunding. It turns out that for all the awesomeness that is the world’s first live action FPS, said awesomeness didn’t translate so well into cash and so the developers have re...

Dames of Thrones Burlesque Review

Dames of Thrones Production Company: Tenderloins Format: Theatre (The Vanguard) Show Run: Until the 9th of February Price: $43.80 (Basic admission), $134.80 (For dinner and front row seats) – Various Nights Available Here Overview HBO adaption of George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire series, better known as the Game of Thrones tv series, has itself been adapted into a burlesque sho...

Newest Achievements Unlocked for Gaming in Guinness Records

Fans of video game trivia rejoice! The wacky people who drink Guinness and write books about records have released the 2014 version of the Guinness Book of World Records: Gamer’s Edition. The Managing Editor, Stephen Fall, stated that for this edition: “we decided to deliver the solid facts and fundamentals of gaming that enthusiasts demand to know.” and that “these facts a...

Pen meets Paper: Role-playing Games you could try…

The New Year is upon and if you’re like me, that means that you have 365 new days with which you can plan, write, and/or play role-playing games (RPGs) of the pen and paper variety (a number which doesn’t factor in things like consuming food, sleeping, and participating in gainful employment). The question then becomes exactly what systems should one play? There is of course the stock ...

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