Monthly Archive: April 2018


The Four Bartle Types: Explorers

In 1996, Richard Bartle, co-creator of MUDs (multi-user dungeons), released his Bartle taxonomy of player types and introduced us to the concept of the Explorer. Explorers are the types of gamers who prefer exploring...



Codenames is a tabletop board game that tests your ability to connect dots and your ability to telepathically communicate with your partner and/or teammates. The results are usually delightfully mixed. Codenames Gameplay In Codenames,...


Offworld Trading Company

Offworld Trading Company is a real-time strategy (RTS) from one of the lead designers of Civilization IV. Comparing it to Civilization IV, however, is a bad idea and their marketers should not have led...