Tag: role-playing games

Vanishing Realms: Crafting a VR RPG as a solo indie dev

Vanishing Realms just exited Early Access and released its massive expansion DLC, The Sundered Rift. We had great things to say in our full review and took some time to send a few questions over Kelly Bailey from Indimo Labs on development of a VR role-playing game that spanned across nearly four years. Kelly Bailey has been […]

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Wheel of Fate is an RPG where AI builds the world based on your choices

Game developers use artificial intelligence in a number of ways: to generate grass and flowers, test bugs, and better enable teams to work on games from multiple locations worldwide. UDX Interactive is using AI for a system to give its role-playing game a system that provides for thousands of choices with Wheel of Fate, a […]

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Bigben’s acquisition of Spiders weaves a web of Double-A ambition

Last month, Bigben Interactive made an intriguing acquisition: Spiders, a French studio that specializes in action-role-playing games. It’s just another move behind the French company’s ambition to become a leader in the Double-A publishing market. This started with its own internal expansion, followed by the acquisitions of Cyanide (and with it, Big Bad Wolf), Eko […]

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Queen’s Wish: The Conqueror interview — Jeff Vogel wants you to be a fantasy CEO

When I first looked into longtime independent developer Jeff Vogel’s upcoming Queen’s Wish: The Conqueror, I found a number of things I expected: turn-based combat, a role-playing game with choices, and Spiderweb Software’s classic art style. What I didn’t expect to find was a game that involved managing shops and building forts. Or a parable […]

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