Felipe Pepe's Member Blogs
A look at the roots of Japanese RPGs – from the hardware to the early proto-RPGs, the Ultima-clones, the first Action-RPGs and genre landmarks like Dragon Quest, Final Fantasy and Ys.
A look at four interesting and less-known RPGs - Chinese Paladin, Cobra Mission, Mordor/Demise and Yumina the Ethereal.
Recently there has been a lot of outrage regarding politics in gaming. But more than ever, it's time for developers to add political and moral debates to gaming - just in an open, unbiased way.
A brief look at the origins of the Quest Compass and it's impact in gaming.
Last month the RPG Codex conducted a poll with 742 visitors on 107 RPGs released in 2015. The full data and its analysis should prove interesting to developers.
A long rant on the origins of CRPGs, the issues in properly defining them and how they are being held back by broad definitions.
A few more interesting RPGs, such as the Phantasie series, Hillsfar, Hideo Kojima's Snatcher SD, Shadowlands and a NWN2 mod.
A rant at the many ways a country's culture makes its way into game design, from the obvious to the subtle ones - and why that is good.
Second part of the series, looking into other less-known RPGs that are unique and innovative. Or just weird.
A brief description of 21 RPGs that brought something new to the table, be it innovative mechanics or just cool stuff.
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