Author: Michael Baker

Editorial à la Carte: Sushi Striker

Life is like a package of supermarket sushi. You might know what you’d like to get, but there will always be that one item in the corner of the box that you just don’t like. Will it be eel? Fish eggs? Eggplant? When the right ingredients come together, most anything is possible, even if we don’t have to like the results.

Live by the Sword: Tactics Impression

Labrador Games’ Live By The Sword: Tactics promises political intrigue and tactical delights against a backdrop of fantasy world warfare. RPGamer was able to try out its Steam Early Access version to see how delivery of that is coming along.

SaGa Frontier: Whom to Start?

For those just getting into SaGa Frontier, the first question is which character to start with. We have gathered a veritable Circle of SaGes, each tasked with taking one of SaGa Frontier’s protagonists and explaining why (or why not) they are a good initial option to take.

Summer in Mara Impression

We’re nearing the height of summer, and there’s nowhere to go. Thankfully, a studio named Chibig is willing to provide a seasonal outlet for our seaside dreams with Summer in Mara. Let Koa be your inner child for a while.

Alder’s Blood Impression

In this time of darkness, disease, and uncertainty, many people need a game to lighten the soul, show them a spot of happiness, and generally be a bright and positive thing. This is not that game. But for those who like their fantasy to be dark, grisly, and macabre, we may have the game for you here.

Pages Torn from an Ichor-Soaked Game Review

A strange and eldritch letter is found, seeped with fluids best left unknown. What outrageous piece of code has thus defiled the mind of one of this site’s bold writers and left behind such pieces that, were they placed as jigsaw sets, would show the holes wherein exist dark horrors no light may resist.

Metal Max Xeno Impression

In the heavy, grim, metal, dark future of humanity, the only thing a guy can trust is his tank. So get the sand out of those treads and apply it to yourself, because you’ll need all the grit you can muster to survive.