Tag Archives: Summoner

Games Need More Monster Love

“At its core, monster love is about treating the unknown with curiosity and respect instead of the desire to destroy it in the name of protecting what’s familiar.” Continue reading

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Lessons from the Classics: Rethinking Magic

Most RPGs use “fire-ice-lightning” or “fire-ice-wind-earth” elemental systems of magic, where fire is strong against ice and vice versa, ice spells freeze/slow enemies, etc. Offhand can you think of any RPG where the first offensive spell you learn is NOT … Continue reading

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Summoner: A Goddess Reborn. GameCube, 2003

“Summoner: A Goddess Reborn” was the 2003 Gamecube re-release of “Summoner 2” for Playstation 2. It was developed by Volition and Cranky Pants Games, and published by THQ. WORLDVIEW: Brute-forcing your way through a mysterious world of intrigue. Many action … Continue reading

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