The Making of a Very Different Kind of War Video Game

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"The pattern is always the same," video game designer Pawel Miechowski told me recently. "People struggle for food, soap and medicine. They trade liquor or any alcohol for bullets or any weapons. That's what happened in Sarajevo." That's what happens in cities wracked by war. That's what will happen in Pawel Miechowski's most unusual war video game.

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Chances are you'll never play Korean MMO Black Desert, but you can still marvel at the crazy detail of its character creation system.

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LEGO genius Baron von Brunk has been building an ongoing series of gaming related Transformers. Here's his latest: a Game Boy Advance.

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Turns out you can do adorable things with a strip of paper and a hedgehog, as proved by the twitter account of Hedgehogdays.

New Trailer for Mark of the Old Ones

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This is Mark of the Old Ones, a physics adventure-platformer with a Lovecraftian twist in which you're some sort of a tentacled abomination. Watching the trailer I'm reminded more of Gish than anything. A really pretty, horror-themed Gish. It has an ongoing Kickstarter campaign, if you're interested. Video within. Read more...