https://youtu.be/ybwU401U3VI Years after closing the book on the Darkest Dungeon, I was thrilled to discover that the latest Steam Next Fest offered a demo of the soon to be released Darkest Dungeon 2; I finished my--predictably bloody--first sojourn into what is promising to be as massive a game as the first one. This is once... Continue Reading →
Darkest Dungeon In-Depth: The Crimson Curse DLC Isn’t Too Great
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp1sYfKQoXo A hundred and forty hours spent playing the Darkest Dungeon, and at least half of them spent in putting out the horrors caused by the inhabitants of the Crimson Curse DLC. Great boss design, fantastic new class - the Flagellant -- and beautiful character/environment art do not make up for the infuriating amount of... Continue Reading →
Darkest Dungeon In-Depth: Apprentice and Veteran Expeditions!
Hullo, everyone! For today, I don't have a book post for you all -- forgive me, I have failed the sacred bond of trust between us. I did, however, make a video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyIzAN3hGyQ It's about Darkness, and Dungeons, and the Darkest one among them!
Darkest Dungeon In-Depth: Introduction and Overview — Everything is Resource Management
Hullo, everyone, and welcome back to the recurring topic of this blog nowadays, which is indeed nothing less than the much-loved aphorism, #EverythingIsContent. This one is in video form! But if you've got preference for reading, after the embedded link, I'll also drop my script -- which is most of the vid but not all... Continue Reading →
Saturday Night Gaming: The Shrouded Isle
Have you ever dreamt of being the head cultist and spiritual leader of a small post-apocalyptic village, working to awaken your great patron-god, Chernobog? Was your dream colored in Lovecraftian greens? Did it look something like that? No? You've no clue what I'm talking about? Well, I can't say I blame you. This is the... Continue Reading →
If I were an occultist in a Lovecraftian world…(Ten Things, part 1)
Today's post is written in celebration of the release of the Darkest Dungeon's DLC - The Crimson Court. Brilliant game, narrated by the wonderful Wayne June (perhaps the most atmospheric narrator of Lovecraft's works). In seeking knowledge, I enrolled into that most prestigious of places for higher learning...the Miskatonic University. Though this repository of knowledge has... Continue Reading →