They say that adventure awaits (and quite possibly favors) only the bravest of heroes. So gather your party and band together to capture the necessary treasures to defeat the witchlord who awaits you in, you guessed it, (*booming announcer voice*) THE OBSIDIAN TOWER. (insert thunder crash). Will you succeed, or fall victim to the many dangers that await you? Time to adventure on and see!
Well gamers, another convention is in the books and it was awesome! Granite Game Summit may be small, but it definitely packs a big gaming punch. And while I didn't participate in everything they had to offer, they had a lot of great stuff going on all weekend like ....
This was my second year at G2S, and I definitely hope to continue going each year, as long as they're hosting! It's really well organized, well run, and provides a great weekend for a really game-focused experience. I love that it's tight-knit enough and gamers are trusting enough to leave soooo many games out for others to try! If you're in/near the Nashua, NH area around this time next year, I highly recommend checking it out!
We got in 40 plays, 38 of which were unique games, and 39 of which were new to us. Wanna see some of the things I was lucky enough to play? Check em out below! (Click to enlarge; hover for captions)
Welcome to the new economy! Now that everyone and their monkey's uncle has heard of cryptocurrency, a mad rush is on to mine the best of it, buy it cheap, and sell it for a profit. As the CEO of a startup, you know better than anyone that it's time to cash in on this phenomenon. You too are leading a small team of experts to mine, buy, sell, and make you millions! Can your team avoid the scams and come out successful? Put your skills to the test an make the strategic decisions necessary to be a cryptocurrency expert!
Crime, corruption, and worst of all ... DEBT! The evil Debtzilla is running rampant in the Banana Republic and the citizens need a few good heroes to save the day! Are you ready to take up the superhero mantle and face the monster head on? Choose your character wisely and get ready for heroism! Let's check it out.
As you grow as a lotus, your strategy will have to grow as well if you want to gain control of the pond. You'll want to outwit your opponent and quickly become the best lotus around in this intricate, abstract 2-player game.
Can you plan ahead well enough to come out on top? Can you thrive long enough to be the lone survivor? It's time to find out! Let's check out Thrive!