Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Riegsecker’

Game review: Eschalon Book II

Title: Eschalon Book II Developer: Basilisk Games Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux Price: $24.95 Eschalon Book II is the second game in the Eschalon series by Basilisk Games. Eschalon is an isometric, nonlinear wRPG reminiscent of Fallout and Baldur’s Gate. It does almost everything well, but there are a few areas where the game fails to […]

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Why have narrative in games?

It has been somewhat in vogue recently among a certain class of indie game designer to assert that games are not a good storytelling medium. Now, I have never made a secret of my views on dialog and other narrative techniques in games. While interactivity is of course central to any gaming experience, that is […]

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Interview with Thomas Riegsecker

Hopefully, we should have a review of Eschalon: Book II coming soon. In the meantime, however, here is yet another interview by Jay Barnson, this time with Thomas Riegsecker, creator of the Eschalon games. Rampant Coyote: There are a lot of modern RPGs being released on PC and consoles (not to mention MMORPGs) that all […]

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