Wolfenstein 3D mod The Golden Parrot swaps Nazis for pirates

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Wolfenstein 3D mod The Golden Parrot swaps Nazis for pirates

Here's a pirate-themed total conversion for Wolfenstein 3D, a sentence that feels particularly wonderful to type. Creator fraggeur's mod The Golden Parrot has just hit version 1.0, and it changes up the base game to a surprising degree. You'll notice that the very grey corridors of the original Wolf3D have been replaced with a colourful, tropical landscape, while its Nazis have shuffled off in favour of pirates swinging cutlasses like there's no tomorrow.

LudoNarraCon is a game convention that's being held entirely on Steam

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LudoNarraCon is a game convention that's being held entirely on Steam

LudoNarraCon is a games convention of a different sort. Dedicated to narrative-focused games, it will feature exhibitions and discussion panels with well-known developers including Inkle, Kitfox, Failbetter, and Warm Lamp. But the whole event will be held entirely on Steam, with a "central theater stream" on a dedicated event page, livestreams and chats on store pages, and playable demos for the featured games. 

Cancelled Aliens RPG hoped to be 'Mass Effect but more terrifying'

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Cancelled Aliens RPG hoped to be 'Mass Effect but more terrifying'

Aliens: Crucible was an Obsidian RPG, cancelled with little explanation in 2009. In a recent interview with VG24/7 at Reboot Develop, Chris Avellone opened up to talk a little bit about what the game could've been—and how it would have borne similarities to Prometheus—had development been allowed to continue. 

Magic: The Gathering Arena exclusive card reveal: Finale of Revelation

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Magic: The Gathering Arena exclusive card reveal: Finale of Revelation

War of the Spark is "the most ambitious Magic: The Gathering card set ever," coming to both the physical version of the game and Magic: The Gathering Arena, the digital release that went into open beta last year. Wizards of the Coast has been sharing the new cards with the world this month, and we've got the exclusive reveal of one of them, a potentially powerful card-drawer called Finale of Revelation.