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Top Ten Game Worlds I Love to Play in

Dave and I have recently gotten into Terraria, which you can read about in our ongoing Terraria journal.  The pure joy we’ve been experiencing by playing around in the Terraria world got us talking about what our favorite game universes are.  This list ranges from franchises to one-off titles, and the main criteria to make the list was how much fun I’ve had simply “existing” in these worlds.  So let’s get the list started with the most recent game in the top ten:

10 Terraria

Terraria is a pretty unique game, despite its obvious inspiration, Minecraft.  The world Terraria drops you in will be unique, but it is created using certain design parameters.  Every Terraria world will have 4 or 5 sky islands.  Every world will have lava and a “hell” area if you dig deep enough.  But aside from a few main characteristics, you’ll be given a giant world full of caves, forests, deserts and more to explore.  Along the way you’ll encounter many types of enemies and building materials, find some random houses built with gold brick, and a few more surprises I can’t spoil.  The world of Terraria might not be the same for every player, but I can guarantee the world it creates for you will be a lot of fun. Read the rest of this entry

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Gears of War 3 Campaign Trailer

First post!

I’ll be doing some write-ups here at the home of Ganon Fodder soon, but i had to start with this!

The hype for Gears of War 3 has been building for the past couple of months with the open beta Epic decided to hold.  According the rumblings around the internet, this was an excellent idea.  It allows Epic to fix balancing issues, give a sneak peak, and ultimately, build the hype around such a huge AAA title.

I’m a big Gears fan, and this trailer has me pretty pumped for the games release, September 20 2011

War Pigs, Thrashball, mutated Leviathans…
Without further ado: