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With Cyanide’s newest RTS finally hitting retailers, how easy is it to claim the Iron Throne for yourself? Westeros is yours for the taking, but first you must master the game’s three aspects: diplomacy, underhanded subterfuge, and war.
A comprehensive guide to “The Witcher" and “The Witcher 2" games for the PC. The Witcher series is quite popular with many RPG players, primarily for the rich world that it creates. That said, the games can be a tad difficult, so you may want to look up our guides to get through the rough parts.
If you like playing Diablo or other semi-random loot-hunting hack and slash RPGs, Torchlight is for you. There’s plenty to do and a variety of ways to do it, via each of the three unique classes. Hunt fantastic monsters and slay them with powerful skills, and use our detailed guides to do it!
In the mid 1990s Square was producing some of the best role playing games ever made. Although they are more known for the Final Fantasy series, it was an RPG called Chrono Trigger that may be hailed as their greatest creation.
Flotsam is an interesting town with a number of diversions for Geralt. He has the option to gamble in dice poker, win some fist fights and become a champion arm wrestler, and there’s even a wrecked ship with a lost journal that can be found for a very long-run quest.
We need to help break the curse over King Henselt, which means tracking down the story of Sabrina’s execution and gathering the materials to recreate the event in one big climatic battle with a horde of wraiths.
You need four symbols if you want to break the curse over the battlefield, which means a very long and high risk scavenger hunt and a very dangerous trip into Vergen. If you need help with this series of quests, you can look here for the directions
If you’re in King Henselt’s camp, then you can pick up some very easy work killing rotfiends that have made their way up to the camp walls and supply routes. If you need help tracking down the bodies and clearing away the sources of rotfiends, look here.
Poor Mavrick had a bit of a scare and he’s now received an unfortunate nickname. Geralt can certainly help with his haunting issues though, so I suggest that you do a bit of investigations into the healer Malgat’s dark acts and what really happened to the little sisters.
A Dance with Dragons, the fifth title in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series, was finally published this summer after more than five years of waiting. With a hit HBO show heading for a second season, the franchise is popular enough to warrant a slew of new video games.
If there’s one thing Obsidian is great at, it’s making sequels, and Dungeon Siege 3 does not disappoint. Bringing story and strategy to what otherwise might have been just another pretty click and kill game, if the series didn’t appeal to you before, this might be the one to pick up.
If you want to get the gear that you need to help end the curse over the battlefield, you’ll need to help King Henselt root out the conspiracy against him. We’ll need to track down a few friends in camp, and then use our contacts to get access to the plotters base for a big showdown.
It seems that Geralt has just wandered into the middle of a war. Our search for the Kingslayers will take us into Henselt’s battle, and those who sided with Roche before will find themselves on the King’s side of the rebellion. Protecting Henselt isn’t easy though, so look here for some tips.
Role playing games have been a mainstay in the gaming industry since the first Final Fantasy made millions in the late 1980’s. Games have been using the formula repeatedly and it has worked to charm gamers into buying the sequels. These are the top 10 JRPGs from the last 10 years.
Sex cards or romance cards are collected in “The Witcher" video game. This was a very hot topic that even caused the North American versions of the game to censor the nudity on the cards. Find out how to get these cards and which ones to collect in the game here!
Who says engineers are useless in a battle to save the Earth? HellGate proves otherwise with their robot-wielding, drone-calling Engineers who can also dual-wield guns. Find out more with this detailed walkthrough of the Engineer class.
Geralt is always on the lookout for real witcher’s work, and this endrega contract seems to fit the bill. While you’re in Flotsam, it’s worth your time to hunt down the two endrega nests, kill the queens and pocket a very nice reward.