RTS101 – Evolve or Die

Please note – this article is an attempt to address a fairly common issue I see with novice players of real-time strategy games: a sense of complacency Strategy games, especially real-time strategy games, are often seen as inaccessible or intimidating to the uninitiated. Most other genres, from first-person shooters to role-playing games often have fairly…

Etherium Gameplay video #1

This is captured footage of me in the multiplayer beta. I’ll be doing a formal introduction to the game sometime within the next week or two, as well as a couple more VODs of skirmish matches and ranked mutliplayer. Enjoy!

This Month in RTS – March 2015

The Year of the RTS is in full swing. So much so, in fact, that I’m having trouble keeping up with everything that’s going on with developers and games in this genre. I’ve covered some of this before, but for my benefit as much as yours, here’s some stuff that happened in the RTS space…

Etherium Early Impressions

Going into 2015, the RTS playing field is pretty sparce. There’s StarCraft 2, of course, and Company of Heroes 2. Grey Goo, Offworld Trading Company, Homeworld Remastered, Wargame and Age of Empires 2 HD, and (at a stretch since this isn’t really an RTS) Total War Attila are the main players right now, off the…

Wayward’s Watchlist 2 – More RTSes I’m Keeping an Eye On

Earlier this year, I wrote an article I called “wayward’s watchlist” in which I outlined some 10 RTS and 4X games I was keeping tabs on during the upcoming year, along with my thoughts, concerns and who I thought might be interested in each game. Recently, thanks in part to the Game Developer’s Conference and…