What draws you to play a video game?
I have pretty weird tastes in video games, I suspect.
Was Mass Effect’s Illusive Man the architect of his own downfall?
I've been ruminating on the events of Mass Effect 2 and 3, and the more I do, the more that I believe there's a mysterious shadow conspiracy at the heart of the Mass Effect trilogy.
What games do you play for consolation?
It has been a really terrifying, hellish month and it's only the third day of it as I write this, and so, as a coping mechanism I've been playing a lot of Fallout 4. Yes, that's right, I deal with stress by playing a game where humanity blew up the world.
What I want in the next Mass Effect game after playing the Legendary Edition
Thanks to a very thoughtful Christmas gift, I have been obsessively replaying the original Mass Effect trilogy and ruminating on what it's like to play all three games.
What’s the easiest way to introduce someone to gaming?
If you're the gamer in your friend group or family, you often get asked about the various games you play, be they video games, tabletop RPGs, board games -- I have lost track of the amount of times I've been asked to explain Catan to people -- and you're put in the position of serving as a sort of unofficial ambassador for the hobbies you participate in and enjoy.
Amazon may be making a Mass Effect TV series — but which story could it tell?
Amazon Prime is loving the views for its Wheel of Time series, and the future for this streaming service seems to be focusing more on genre shows like the upcoming Lord of the Rings series and — to me at least more interestingly — possibly a Mass Effect series as well.
What we know, what we don’t know, and some wild speculation about the next Mass Effect game
No, you are obsessively staring at this Mass Effect teaser image trying to pick out every possible ounce of information about the next Mass Effect game.
Our gaming group is wrapping up Mass Effect 2 — join us in Discord play along (or just to chat)
A lot of us at Blizzard Watch are ready to take a break from raid night to dive into Mass Effect Legendary Edition.
We played a special Mass Effect TTRPG session, and things got hectic
It was a fun (if slightly bonkers) time playing a homemade Mass Effect-themed TTRPG with Blizzard Watch's usual tabletop gaming crew.
How to customize an RPG system to tell the stories your group wants
Sometimes, there's no specific game system out there that both works mechanically and thematically for your Tabletop RPG party.