First Steps: Freedom in the Open World (Part 1)

“Whenever we proceed from the known into the unknown we may hope to understand, but we may have to learn at the same time a new meaning of the word ‘understanding.” – Werner Heisenberg Welcome to the first post of many focusing on open world games! It’s a project I’ll be working on over the first few months or so of the Spring semester. (FYI, this … Continue reading First Steps: Freedom in the Open World (Part 1)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

(May 2015)e51551_79fa4356be5a4c288c8f59ae37a60f39.jpgMy favorite game of 2015 was The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (W3), and it won my soul by a landslide. The game does so much well that the few “complaints” I have seem insignificant. W3 has an engaging story, offers an open and well-crafted world, and presents players with so many choices. From a variety of side quests to determining if certain characters should live or die, W3 leaves players feeling like their decisions have an impact on the fantasy world. Continue reading “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt”