Articles about Gaming and Tabletop - Page 2

Below, you'll find all of our latest articles we've written about different topics in gaming and tabletop! There's a lot we cover these days, from features about the hottest games, to opinion articles about hot topics in gaming, and interviews with game developers from around the industry as well!

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Blizzard Builds Sanctuary in a "Much Darker Lens" for Diablo IV

If you ever wanted to know what it takes to create a sprawling game world and its many dungeons, these Diablo IV devs have you covered.

May 30, 2023

PS5 & Project Q from the Sony Showcase

Who Is the Audience for Sony's Project Q Streaming Device?

Who is the target audience for Sony's Project Q? The Project Q handheld device that connects to a PS5 via streaming is cool, but will it be widely adopted?

May 26, 2023

Artwork for Alchemy RPG, showing tabs of different RPGs

Alchemy RPG, VTTs, and A Focus on Roleplaying

We at TechRaptor have a conversation with Alchemy RPG CEO Chris Eddie about their VTT, and the challenges of approachability.

May 26, 2023

Link flying above the sky islands in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom on a glider powered by a fan.

Tears of the Kingdom Turns Glitches Into Gameplay

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom turns glitches into gameplay. Players have found countless ways to get around, solve puzzles, and crucify Koroks.

May 22, 2023

Clive in Final Fantasy XVI

Final Fantasy XVI Interview: Naoki Yoshida Discusses Creating a More Mature Final Fantasy & More

TechRaptor interviews Final Fantasy XVI producer Naoki Yoshida and art director Hiroshi Minagawa about the brand-new chapter of the storied franchise.

May 22, 2023

Link Skydiving in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

How Fuse Solved Breath of the Wild’s Weapon Durability Problem

In Breath of the Wild, a broken weapon presents a problem. In Tears of the Kingdom, a broken weapon presents infinite possibilities thanks to Fuse.

May 21, 2023

Photograph showing the cover of Monster Hunter World Iceborne: The Board Game with a blurred photo in the background.

A Day With Monster Hunter World Iceborne: The Board Game

We were recently invited to spend a day with Monster Hunter World Iceborne: The Board Game, and now we'll share the details with you!

May 18, 2023

The Party reacting at the table for The Ravening War with the logo on top

Investigating the Scrumptious Scoundrels of Dimension 20: The Ravening War Character Analysis

Now that we've met all of the party for the latest Dimension 20 season it's time to dive into some Ravening War Character Analysis

May 10, 2023

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Anjali Bhimani Talks With Us About Lady Amangeaux and Dimension 20: The Ravening War

Anjali Bhimani talks with us about The Ravening War, her character Lady Amangeaux, and the state of the world in Dimension 20: A Crown of Candy's prequel.

May 9, 2023

An image of the box and contents of Star Wars Shatterpoint, a new skirmish board game featuring lots of gray plastic sprues.

Star Wars Shatterpoint First Impressions

We're unboxing the new highly anticipated Star Wars Shatterpoint to see what's inside, what it's like to build everything, and what we think of the ruleset

May 4, 2023

Artwork from Pathfinder Lost Omens Firebrands featuring a swashbuckling pirate surrounded by a cheering crowd

Five Cool Things in Pathfinder Lost Omens Firebrands

With the release of Pathfinder Lost Omens Firebrands, Paizo's TTRPG now has the tools for daring rebellions and revolution. Here are just five cool things.

May 1, 2023

Aloy swimming through an underwater canyon in Horizon Forbidden West

Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores Taught Me I've Had Thalassophobia for Years

The Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores DLC made me realize I've had Thalassophobia for years, I just didn't know it had a name.

April 28, 2023

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Blizzard Plans to Use Player Feedback to Balance Diablo IV

Diablo IV developers tell us some new information on the customization options players can expect ahead of the June launch.

April 25, 2023

Leon aims his gun at enemies in Resident Evil 4 Remake

Resident Evil 4 Remake Sets a Gold Standard for Replayability

Resident Evil 4 Remake sets a gold standard for replayability. The Resident Evil 4's New Game Plus and unlockables make it a joy to play again and again.

April 24, 2023

Microsoft Flight Simulator Antonov An-225 Mriya in Los Angeles by iniBuids

Microsoft Flight Simulator Interview - iniBuilds CEO Discusses the Work of the Prominent Developer

TechRaptor interviews CEO Ubaid Mussa of iniBuilds, one of the most prominent third-party add-on developers for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

April 22, 2023

The Foul Play Logo and B Dave Walters to a backdrop of tv screens

B. Dave Walters Talks Murder Mystery Writing For Foul Play

We talk with B. Dave Walters about being a writer for the interactive Murder Mystery experience Foul Play as well as how settings and characters were made.

April 19, 2023

A werewolf creature primed to attack the player character in Diablo IV

Diablo IV's Endgame Is Going to Keep You Captive

If you're interested in learning what the world has in store for players once they reach Diablo IV's endgame, look no further.

April 12, 2023

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Roblox, Fashion Week, and the Rise of Metaverse Fashion

Digital fashion isn't exactly new. However, the fact that there's a thriving Metaverse fashion industry may take you by surprise.

April 10, 2023

The cover of Blades in the Dark, featuring a smiling man in a hood.

TTRPG Settings That Need a Film Adaptation

With the critical and commercial success of the D&D movie, we have a list of other TTRPG settings that could make the leap to the big screen.

April 8, 2023

A screenshot from WrestleQuest showing off a statue of Macho Man Randy Savage.

The Best Games From PAX East 2023

Our team attended PAX East 2023 and checked out dozens of games. Here are eight games you should be anticipating in the coming months.

April 6, 2023

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SNEG Interview: GoG Veterans Discuss Bringing Back Classic D&D Games & More

SNEG directors Oleg Klapovskiy and Artem Shchuiko talk about bringing back immortal D&D games and other RPGs from a bygone golden age.

April 6, 2023

Star Wars Jedi Survivor Interview

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Interview - Discovering the Philosophies Behind the Fallen Order Sequel

We chat up the Star Wars Jedi: Survivor staff at Respawn to find out just what's new for the big sequel, as well as insight into their relationship with Lucasfilm and development challenges.

April 3, 2023

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What's The Deal With Analog Horror Games?

Analog horror games are a relatively new genre of indie video game, so what exactly are they about, and where are they going to end up?

April 3, 2023

Key art for Death From Above, featuring a soldier piloting a drone with the Ukrainian flag next to him.

Death From Above Interview: Director Discusses the Game, Supporting Ukraine, & Propaganda

Death from Above lets you play as a Ukrainian soldier fighting against Russian invaders; TechRaptor interviews game director Hendrik Lesser.

March 30, 2023

Fablecraft Exploration Gameplay Showing Video Chat

FableCraft Creators Talk About Their Accessible Digital TTRPG

FableCraft is a new Digital-first TTRPG that focuses on creating a low barrier of entry for anyone interested in embarking on a roleplaying adventure.

March 29, 2023

Cloud readying his sword in Final Fantasy VII Remake.

‘A New World’ Concert Intimately Celebrates Final Fantasy Music

A New World: Intimate Music From Final Fantasy is a live celebration of Final Fantasy music played by a smaller chamber ensemble.

March 27, 2023

Warhammer 40K 10th Edition

Warhammer 40K 10th Edition FAQ

With the announcement of a new edition of Games Workshop's flagship tabletop game, we answer all your questions in our Warhammer 40K 10th Edition FAQ.

March 24, 2023

Joker in Prison in Persona 5 Royal

Taking Your Time: What I Learned Spending a Year Playing Persona 5 Royal

I spent a year playing Persona 5 Royal in real time. I learned many lessons along the way of my Persona 5 Royal playthrough, like valuing time.

March 21, 2023

Cover artwork of a dragon sitting on a pile of treasure and books from Pathfinder Treasure Vault

Ten Cool New Items In Pathfinder Treasure Vault

Interested in the new items and mechanics introduced in Pathfinder Treasure Vault? This lights highlights just ten of them and their uses.

March 21, 2023

Project MBR

Project MBR Interview: Lunar, Grandia, & Gungriffon Veteran Yoichi Miyaji Discusses New Mecha Game

TechRaptor interviews Sieg Games CEO Yoichi Miyaji about the upcoming multiplayer mecha game Project MBR, currently on Kickstarter.

March 15, 2023

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Best Bachelorettes in My Time at Sandrock

We count down and rank the best bachelorettes in My Time at Sandrock. Do you agree with our rankings? Let us know who's your favorite!

March 11, 2023

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The Best Bachelors in My Time at Sandrock

We've got our list of the best bachelors in My Time at Sandrock. Where did your favorites rank on the list? From worst to best, we've got them all!

March 11, 2023

LeBron James PS5 Dual Sense Controller

It's 2023, Why Don't We Have More Customized PS5 Accessories?

It's 2023, why don't we have more customized PS5 accessories? Where's the God of War PS5 faceplate or Spider-Man Dual Sense controller?

March 8, 2023

Microsoft Flight Simulator Antonov an-225 Interview

Microsoft Flight Simulator Antonov An-225 Interview: the Revival of the "Mriya" & More

Microsoft released the Antonov An-225 for Microsoft Flight Simulator, and TechRaptor interviewed Jorg Neumann and Antonov crew members about it.

March 8, 2023

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Every Professor Layton Game Ranked

Every Professor Layton game ranked, in anticipation of the upcoming release of Professor Layton and the New World of Steam!

March 7, 2023

The main characters staring at a portal opening from The Traveler at the conclusion of Destiny 2 Lightfall

Destiny 2 Lightfall: What Happened With That Finale?

The release of Destiny 2 Lightfall is packed with new content, new subclasses, and an ending that confused more than intrigued.

March 6, 2023

An image of The Healing Dice amidst a skull and goblet

How These Healing Dice Can Save A Life

We interviewed the team behind The Healing Dice to learn more about these dice with organs in them and the power of being an organ donor

February 28, 2023

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The Most Unique Versions of Pikachu

Everyone knows what Pikachu looks like, but the Mouse Pokémon likes to shake things up sometimes with new looks. These are the best versions of Pikachu.

February 28, 2023

A photo of the Pathfinder Second Edition Core Rulebook

The Culture Shock of Moving From D&D to Pathfinder

Moving from D&D 5e to a new system takes a bit of work. But when pivoting to Pathfinder, it can result in serious culture shock.

February 28, 2023

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A Brief History of Digital Magic: The Gathering Games

The digital history of Magic: The Gathering is full of struggles and successes, and they were all necessary to get to where Arena is today.

February 27, 2023

An image of the Sally Face Strange Nightmares game box with some additional cards

Talking with Steve Gabry About The Sally Face: Strange Nightmares Kickstarter

Sally Face: Strange Nightmares is a co-op board game retelling of Sally Face from Steve Gabry and Maestro Media hitting Kickstarter at the end of the month.

February 27, 2023

Samus In Metroid Prime Remastered

Metroid Prime Remastered Is the Perfect Test-Run for Metroid Prime 4

Metroid Prime Remastered is the perfect test-run for Metroid Prime 4. The remastered version gives us plenty of hope ahead of Metroid Prime 4 release date.

February 24, 2023

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Terra Nil Paints a Hopeful Picture for the Future

Terra Nil is an upcoming "reverse" city builder that shows a harsh reality, but it gives players the chance to build toward a better future.

February 23, 2023

An image of the full game box for Skyrim the Adventure Game

Skyrim The Adventure Game Unboxing - Frozen Adventures In The North

With a huge amount of content in the box, high quality components, and some neat organization features, the Skyrim Adventure Game looks to be big fun in the cold north.

February 21, 2023

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We Asked the New ChatGPT-Powered Bing AI to Review a Game & The AI Went Down a Crazy Rabbit Hole

Wondering about the future of gaming journalism, we asked the new ChatGPT-powered Bing AI to review a niche game, and the results were interesting.

February 21, 2023

Saint and Osiris watching The Traveler from Destiny 2 Season of the Seraph

Destiny 2 Season of the Seraph Prepares for the End

With the conclusion of Destiny 2 Season of the Seraph, Bungie delivers a powerful finale, and sets the stage for the end of its 10-year story.

February 20, 2023

An image of a pile of new MTG cards from Phyrexia All Will Be One

The Best Cards We Pulled From Phyrexia All Will Be One

We've sorted all our Phyrexia All Will Be One cards and have pulled some of our favorites that we opened over the new Magic: The Gathering set's release weekend

February 13, 2023

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Key Art of Protagonists Riding Koraidon and Miraidon

Replay, Revise & Reinvent: How Pokémon Nuzlockers Adapt to New Releases

The changes made to recent Pokemon titles has presented challenges to Pokemon Nuzlockers, but they've been more than up to the task.

February 10, 2023

A photo of all the contents in Phyrexia All Will Be One Bundle: Compleat Edition

Phyrexia All Will be One Bundle Compleat Edition Unboxing

Will special cards and tons of packs, the Phyrexia All Will Be One Bundle: Compleat Edition offers tons of value and a great way to jump into the new set.

February 10, 2023

Nahiri sacrificies herself to save the other Planeswalkers on the attack team - art from Nahiri's Sacrifice

Ranking The 10 Planeswalkers in Phyrexia All Will Be One

Phyrexia: All Will Be One is almost here and we rank the 10 planeswalkers in the set to sort out who's the best, and who you can probably ignore.

February 10, 2023

Map while travelling in Pathfinder Kingmaker

Paper Maps Make Fantasy Games More Immersive

Immersion causes fantasy games to transport us to faraway worlds where we can live out our wildest dreams, and nothing helps more than good old paper maps.

February 8, 2023