Recently with two games I’ve been enjoying, Act of Aggression and Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak, I have run into some of the systems in the game that I wanted more information on. I looked within the game itself and didn’t really find any help so I turned to internet looking for an official website with […]Read More My Hunt for the Rarely Comprehensive Game Website
January 2016 has been a huge month for RTS. We’ve seen the launch of Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak and an expansion to classic Age of Empires title Age of Mythology; we’ve seen Stardock’s Ashes of the Singularity enter beta in preparation for a launch later this year. And now, one of 2015’s most underrated RTS […]Read More News: Grey Goo Gets Expansion, Price Reduction
Video game or electronic sports (eSports) have become a huge discussion point recently as their prize pools have grown and they have become featured more prominently in main stream media and traditional sports news sources so I don’t want to look at them in a generalized way as many, many have done before me. Instead […]Read More The State of the Competitive Real Time Strategy Genre
Last week, I wrote an article in which I attempted to draw comparisons between the economics and base-building dynamics of Petroglyph’s modern RTS Grey Goo and classic Westwood RTS Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun. Before we continue on to map and unit design, I’d like to take a moment to discuss this comparison. In marketing […]Read More Is Grey Goo an Homage to Classic RTS? Part 2 – Map and Unit Design
For a while now, I’ve made no bones about Petroglyph’s Grey Goo being one of my better-liked and recommended RTS titles. From its art direction, to its simply-told but well-crafted story, to the amazing cinematography of its cutscenes and mission briefings to its at times gleefully elegant game-play mechanics, I find a lot to recommend in this game. But […]Read More Is Grey Goo an Homage to classic RTS? Part 1 – Economy and Basebuilding
Future StarCraft and I play 2 matches against Wayward Chicken and Berek from the Grey Goo team. Much banter ensues!Read More Showmatch against the Grey Goo Devs Recording
So, next week the estimable Future_SC and myself will be doing a 2v2 showmatch against ‘Berek’ and ‘Wayward Chicken’ from the Grey Goo team. Here’s a link to their official forum, but I’ll provide the salient details below: DATE – 25th of February at 10AM PST/1PM EST LOCATION – my twitch stream (http://www.twitch.tv/waywardrts/) Teammate – Future is a retired […]Read More I’ll be doing a showmatch against the Grey Goo devs next week!