Review: Rights of Man (Europa Universalis IV DLC)

Note: a DLC for Europa Universalis IV entails dozens of changes and additions. This review intends to cover them in broad strokes and assess how it changes the game, not the particularities of this or that (for that, check the patch notes linked ahead).

Rights of Man is the ninth expansion for Europa Universalis IV, and is perhaps its largest piece of downloadable content since Art of War. It is also Paradox’s boldest attempt at making the game less centered around Europe and more open to historical changes and different scenarios, ones where East Asia might eventually consolidate a technological advantage over Western Europe. I’ve played a few centuries and have some musings on the expansion, which you can read below. Continue reading “Review: Rights of Man (Europa Universalis IV DLC)”

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Games we don’t delete

Everyone has them: the game that sits in your Steam library, maybe not seeing as much action as it used to, but still with a corner the size of a few gigabytes on your hard drive, waiting patiently for the day the desire to play it again crosses your mind. Continue reading “Games we don’t delete”

Our weekend in games

With the Steam Summer Sale having run a week of its ten-day course, it’s safe to say most of us gamers have already picked up one or twelve games, bleeding our wallets dry without having to wait ’til the very last moment to make sure a surprise flash sale won’t make you mumble your disgraces for preemptively buying a now cheaper game. Here’s what we’re playing this weekend! Continue reading “Our weekend in games”