I wrote a guest article for MMORPG.com – Infinite Crisis review

So, last week I penned a review for MMORPG.com, parent site of RTSGuru.com, who were kind enough to feature me as a staff writer for over a year. The review was, as should be obvious, of DC’s MOBA foray, Infinite Crisis. While I’ll leave the article itself to speak to my specific feelings about the…

Remnants Mod – Faction Lore

As a hobbyist modder, I think it’s more than a bit presumptuous to have a “developer diary.” I’m not a developer, I’m using existing art assets and existing game systems, and simply tweaking them in the hopes of creating a game-within-a-game that has some merit as a competitive real-time strategy experience. But still, I am…

My first SC2 Arcade project: “Remnants”

A couple months ago, I wrote up a thought experiment about a strategy game in which no resource was plentiful, a so-called “scarce-resource RTS.” Since then, I’ve been working on a mod for StarCraft 2 intended to prototype and experiment with this idea. Mostly for my own edification, I’m going to write up a brief…

New Series: Watch me suck at various RTS games

Losing is a big part of the learning process in any strategy game. Very, very few players are going to have a win loss record of 50% wins or better in the average game, and I’m no exception. For my own edification, and hopefully yours, I’m going to be regularly rotating through a wide variety…