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How We're Continuing to Fulfill Our Commitment to Quality

As an outlet, we've stumbled, fallen, and made countless mistakes. Every mistake has led to an improvement, which is why we're cleaning up older posts.
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Supporting Palestinian Civilians In Need

There is a humanitarian crisis in the Gaza, and TechRaptor is inviting our readers around to world to join us in supporting the civilians in the area.
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Supporting Mental Health - TechRaptor is now partnered with Safe In Our World

Our Founder's story of mental health, and our dedication to partnering with Safe in Our World through monthly donations and fundraising.
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The Koyo Store Warhammer 40,000 Competition

Enter our Paint Your Own Space Marine Pin competition to be in with the chance of winning a Warhammer 40,000 Space Marine Chapter Pin Collection in association with the Koyo Store.
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2020 TechRaptor Awards - Game of the Year

Some years, it's pretty clear which game or two is going to take Game of the Year from most award shows and outlets.
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2020 TechRaptor Awards - Tabletop Game/RPG of the Year

2020 has been an interesting year for tabletop gaming.
2020 TechRaptor Awards Indie Game of the Year

2020 TechRaptor Awards - Indie Game of the Year

While the definition of "indie" becomes ever harder to pin down, the Indie Game of the Year continues to be our favorite award.
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2020 TechRaptor Awards - Best Evolving Game Award

When you think of an evolving game, you're likely thinking of something that's a "game as a service" type game like Destiny.
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2020 TechRaptor Awards - Best Expansion/DLC Award

New DLC or expansions are often overlooked by many and don't get the attention they deserve much of the time.
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2020 TechRaptor Awards - Best Visual Design Award

We're slowly trudging our way to the point that photorealism is mattering less and less.
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2020 TechRaptor Awards - Best Soundtrack Award

Music in gaming is likely the most overlooked aspect of why we enjoy games. For most, when it works, you don't even notice.
2020 TechRaptor Awards Best Writing

2020 TechRaptor Awards - Best Writing Award

Gaming has some great advantages when it comes to storytelling when compared to other mediums, and its growth in recent years has been a delight to
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2020 TechRaptor Awards - Best Multiplayer Award

Gaming was thrust in to the spotlight moreso than ever this year, with many people finding themselves shut away from any social contact.
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Recapping TechRaptor In 2020 - Growth

TechRaptor grew a lot in 2020, in spite of a terrible year. We grew our staff, our readership, our revenue, and ourselves. Here's a recap.
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2020 TechRaptor Awards - Nominees and Readers' Choice Vote

2020 has obviously been the most awful year in most people's lifetimes. The gaming world, however, had it pretty good.
Nautical Tabletop Month

Nautical Tabletop Month Retrospective

Well. That was a thing that happened.

Black Lives Matter

The events of this past week are impossible to ignore, and we want to add our modest voice to the chorus of support ringing around the world.
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Changing Our Comment System, Growing a Community

TechRaptor has now been around for almost 7 years, and in that time (with the exception of ~6 months), we've always used Disqus for our on-site com
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Recapping TechRaptor in 2019

This year has been one of many highs, a few lows (yay algorithm updates!), and a ton of growth for TechRaptor.

New Year, New Raptor - Our New Mascot!

Over the years, we’ve made numerous iterations in logo, raptor mascots, and just general artwork that we use across the site.
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TechRaptor 3.0, Our New Site, IS LIVE

After over a year of planning, months of development, and a month-long sprint to launch by the end of Q3 - we're finally live on our newly redesign
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Moving TechRaptor Forward - New Site Design & Release Roadmap

If you've been with TechRaptor since our inception in 2013, you've seen 3 different designs over the years.
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2018 TechRaptor Awards - Nominees and Readers' Choice Vote

The awards season for video games is upon us, and now it's our turn to let you know what we think about 2018 in gaming.
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Introducing A Month of Coverage Club

As the Reviews Editor of TechRaptor, I know more than anyone just how many games are released.  Along with my team, we do our best to cover everyth
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From The Founder - Fixing Membership And Fulfilling Promises

When I started TechRaptor in 2013, I wanted to create a website that was fair, balanced, and, above all, true to its readers.
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5 Years Of TechRaptor - A Retrospective From The Founder

I started TechRaptor in 2013 with the goal of providing a place for people to come for quality content, free from any extra nonsense or some of the
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2017 TechRaptor Awards - Game of the Year

2017 will be remembered as one of the best years in gaming.
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2017 Techraptor Awards - Board Game of the Year

There's no denying that 2016 was one of the best years in board gam
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2017 TechRaptor Awards - Indie Game of the Year

What it means to be an indie game has been the topic for much debate, and we've taken the approach of "you'll know it when you see it." The rise of
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2017 TechRaptor Awards - Best Expansion/DLC Award

The quality of DLC and expansions have been pretty hit or miss depending on the year.