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Today is pretty crazy too, if you think about it. (Jon & Janelle Roster / Andrew Smith)

Uncommon Modern RPGs

Not every game takes place in a far off land…in space…with elves… Some take place here and now, sometimes there’s magic, sometimes Germany won WW2, sometimes you’re a few years in the past as little kids, and sometimes it’s just you as the world comes to an end. Regardless, we live in interesting times and they shouldn’t be ignored.

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MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016


Nothing angers an adventurer more, than burning down their village (Jon & Janelle Roster / Andrew Smith)

Fantasy RPG suggestions 

If you dream of the clashing of swords, the searing fire of a dragon, and the rise and fall of kingdoms, then perhaps you’d enjoy an RPG in a fantasy themed setting. It just so happens I’ve got a list of my favorite ones right here in this blog post.

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MariO pairs the classic gameplay of Super Mario Bros. with the mind- and gravity-bending mechanics of Portal.  (StabYourself.Net)

This week's free game: "MariO"

We've got something a little different for you this week. In the style of the mash-up, indie developers from created "MariO," a mix between Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. and Valve's Portal. Yes, you want to play it.

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Dink Smallwood borrowed heavily from similar adventure RPG titles in the late 1990s, but its humor and clever writing earned it a fervent cult following that is just as passionate today. (Robinson Technologies)

This week's free game: "Dink Smallwood"

If you like Zelda, but think the dialogue is a bit too dry, then Dink Smallwood may be for you. The 1998 action RPG follows the exploits of a modest pig farmer trying to save his world, and a high definition version can be downloaded for free today!

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