DarkRP

Ah, the cozy land of rp_hometownAnalysis  
DarkRP   
Garry’s Mod

DarkRP is a multiplayer game mode in Garry’s Mod which holds lofty ambitions. The general idea is that you join a multiplayer server which takes place in a map resembling a town, or a business district, or whatever, and choose a job to work: ranging from policeman to gangster, to chef, to gundealer, to scientist, etc. The hope is that in the process of carrying out your job, roleplay will occur (although hopefully not THAT kind of roleplay), stories will evolve and you’ll engage in player-created scenarios and drama in a way few games can even come close to reaching. Continue reading

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Counter-Stike: Source (featured), CS 1.6, CS: GO

I’ve played hundreds of hours of Counter-Strike: Source and the vast majority of those have been spent running around the narrow corridors and snowy courtyards of cs_office. It’s a minor miracle that each round remains engaging, especially as the starting conditions are exactly the same each time around. “Surely there’s only so much of one map a person can play,” the uninitiated might argue. Continue reading