The year: 2046. Also known as…The Future. You are Thomas Hall a brash, easy-talkin’, gunslingin’ diver. Only you don’t dive in water, you dive into neural networks to retrieve people who get lost in this needlessly dangerous technology. Like in the Matrix, you no longer enter the virtual world with a pair of dorky goggles and some plastic controllers, instead you jack your brain directly into the machine by allowing the tech to directly interface with your most vital of organs, your noodle. Also know as, brain.
I was contacted the other day by Lee Jeong-Mi, the developer of Tree of Babylon asking if I would check out her game and write about it. She is a one-person dev team from Seoul, South Korea who felt that the Oculus Store seemed to cater largely to males and she wanted to change that. “I need to see something beautiful on my Gear VR ” she said.
I used to play the crap out of it on my DK2. I have no idea where I got it from, it may have been on Oculus share or perhaps Wearvr, but no matter I got it somewhere and I loved it.
Everyone knows the “classic” board and card games: Monopoly, Candyland, and Uno just to name a few. Sadly, this is the extent of their game knowledge. There is a whole world of board and card games that use new and unique mechanisms, instead of the “roll and move” we all grew up with. For my first game review, I thought I’d start off with a “gateway” game. The term “gateway” refers to a group of games that are easy to learn and play, and introduce the new mechanisms to the gaming world. There are many games in this category, but Catan is often considered one of the best.
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