With the dawn of another Advent season, let’s take a look at the Virtue of Humility.
A lengthy debrief session for those who planned, helped organize, and/or attended the Ultima Dragons 25th Anniversary Bash last month.
Paradoxically, it’s often easier to be virtuous when it comes to the big things, and much more difficult to be virtuous in the little, private details.
An examination of games which have over- or under-delivered on promises made early in development.
How does the Ultima series handle masculinity and femininity? How are certain characters — or even the Virtues — portrayed as masculine/feminine?
In which Withstand the Fury Dragon geeks out for a bit about Mass Effect 4 and Ultima 6, and muses upon the future of the Ultima Codex.
In which WtF Dragon comments on Warren Spector’s SXSW lecture on “the dangers of thinking of games as fun” and raises some objections thereto. Because the real danger is the idea that fun is necessarily the same as escapism.
The first Spam Spam Spam Humbug episode. Topics include RPG elitism, Shroud of the Avatar, ten rules for creating fantasy maps, and an iOS game that has come out now for Windows which is a keen homage of Wind Walker.