Tag: game history

The History Of Monopoly

At Smithsonian, Mary Pilon writes about the history of Monopoly. It was intended to teach people about income inequality. “In 1904, Magie received a patent for an invention she called the Landlord’s Game, a square board with nine rectangular spaces on each side, set between corners labeled ‘Go […]

The Secret City of Heroes

At Motherboard, Emanuel Maiberg writes about the revelation that City Of Heroes lives. “‘When City of Heroes closed in November 2012, this was very fresh in my mind,’ Pardini wrote. ‘Instead of trying to develop a server out in the open to suffer the same fate as Infinite […]

“The Five Worst Dates in Dragon Age”

At Fanbytes, Avelene Perry writes about the worst possible dates in all of the Dragon Age trilogy. “Dragon Age is a series of three fantasy RPGs about sarcastic queer people saving the world, being miserable in a bad city, and militarizing the world’s largest religion, respectively. The games […]

“Meet Redd Pepper”

Voice actor Redd Pepper is interviewed at Shadow & Act: “Pepper said he’d forgotten half of the numerous trailers he’s done voice work for, but there’s one he’ll always remember. When he was recording for The Lost World: Jurassic Park UK trailer, a voice in his headphones commented on […]