character mechanics

There were some decent tabletop Star Trek games, but no.

Perfect Ten: What your MMO character type says about you

Every MMO has character classes. Every single one. You might rail against this by pointing out that there are several games out there with...

Master x Master introduces future players to Sizuka

At some point in a MOBA, all pretense falls away and a match turns into a flat-out race to see which side can kill...
You say that like it's a bad thing.

Heroes of the Storm previews Tracer’s mechanics

Cheers, Heroes of the Storm fans, the cavalry's nearly here. Tracer is dropping into the game for Overwatch pre-orders on April 19th, and a...
Locked down.

Paladins is mixing up its cards and champions model to be closer to SMITE

The designers behind Paladins had a plan for how the game would work on a whole. It was a simple plan, too. A new...
Looking forward to adding homegirl.

Heroes of the Storm will add Diablo’s Wizard and Necromancer to its lineup

Do you miss playing a Necromancer in Diablo II? It's not quite the same when you play a round of Heroes of the Storm,...
Exploding AoE mine-person.

The Daily Grind: What MMO character type would you be happy to never see again?

It occurred to me the other day that Star Wars: The Old Republic doesn't actually have a pet class. Every class can sort of...
You spin me right round, baby.

Albion Online shows off a tanking build with the Iron-Clad Staff

Games like Albion Online offer players a great deal of versatility in builds, but it's not always immediately apparent how to turn all of...