29 Jan

My hobby programming project

Filed under: Boardgames,PC Games One Response

As a fun programming exercise and just to see if I could, I decided to try making a PC version of an established boardgame. I picked Caylus: Magna Carta because 1) I own a copy of it (actually a gift from Han a couple of years ago now 2) its main components are cards that […]

19 Jan

Avadon: The Black Fortress

Filed under: PC Games 4 Responses

Here we’re fighting wolves and orcs (except that they’re called wretches here), just like any old fantasy RPG. Jeff Vogel has been making indie RPGs since the mid-1990s but they always looked so cheaply produced that I never paid much attention to them. But when he brought his latest game to Steam and gave it […]

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