If you’ve glanced at the most played games on Twitch in the past few months, you’ve likely noticed a few unfamiliar titles rising to the top of the ranks. Team Fight Tactics? Dota Underlords? What is all this stuff? In short: it’s auto chess, and it’s gaming’s newest genre.
If you actually attempted to watch a stream of one of the above games being played, chances are you became even more confused. At any given moment there’s a ton of action happening on screen at once, but no clear reason as to how or why. But worry not. Auto chess games certainly look confusing on the surface, but once you have a basic understanding of what makes the genre tick, it will all fall into place.
Ever wanted to build up your own dinosaur park? You don't have to go all the way back to the Jurassic period to do that. You can simply opt for the cute and colorful Parkasaurus, the dinosaur theme park simulator that takes the colorful beasts and lets you corral them into your own awesome park! Needing some help getting started with making the best, most efficient park you possibly can? We've got you covered with this guide.
Deep Sky Derelicts, Snowhound Games' grim sci-fi RPG, is a dense beast. To find an alien mothership you can cash in for a reward you can't refuse, you must delve deep into hostile environments in search of clues — hey, if it was easy, everyone would do it. In a situation like this, help is always appreciated. This beginner's guide will put you in a position to get the most out of everything you'll encounter in your journey.
Motion Twin's Dead Cells is a technicolor dreamcoat of dungeon-crawling goodness. Procedural map drawing and semi-random equipment pick-ups mean that every single run is different from the last. Zones progress in a predictable fashion, and some types of progress carry over from run to run, meaning you can always work on something. Parsing what to do in a situation like this can be a struggle, but luckily, that's what we at Gamepedia are here for. Let this guide help you keep your head on your shoulders while a dungeon full of baddies tries to use it as a soccer ball.
Death's Gambit, White Rabbit's side-scrolling adventure RPG, is jam-packed with things to do and see. Much of it can be confusing, especially in the beginning. There's plenty of things I wish I knew before I started my trip into Sirodan that I learned the hard way. Let this guide save you from the same fate.
Dontnod Entertainment's Vampyr is a multifaceted game where you do a whole lot more than mindlessly guzzle down the blood of your victims. You have a lot more civility than that, you know. Though you're living the life of a vampire, you mustn't forget that you're still a doctor, and you have patients to keep in mind. They need your assistance, and you need to help them get well if you want to make any meaningful progress through the game.
With that in mind, we've put together a guide to help you craft all medicine recipes in Vampyr, so you can help heal the various villagers' ailments, whether it's a simple headache to deadly sepsis. You'll be a regular Florence Nightingale in no time.
Being a cultist is hard work. Summoning eldritch abominations and the old gods really takes it out of you and getting started can be a pain. But that’s why we’re here to help guide you through Weather Factory's Cultist Simulator, an intriguing, fast-moving card games that requires skill, plenty of thought, and a good deal of patience. You’ll absolutely need it if you want to make any headway in this peculiar title, especially with its various requirements, card types, and fast-moving rounds that don't lift a finger to help you make sense of things.
Luckily, with these tips and tricks for beginners, you'll be on your way to becoming a model cultist in no time.
Digital Sun's Moonlighter is a very good video game about exploring dungeons and a free market economy. Adventure Capitalism, one may call it. Tricky and sometimes difficult are other names to describe it. In the beginning, things can seem overwhelming, but this guide will help you keep pep in your step and coin in your pockets.
Treacherous waters are afoot in pirate simulator Sea of Thieves, the Xbox One exclusive from Rare that still has everyone talking. The game's first free content update, The Hungering Deep, features a huge swath of new cosmetics to suit up with, riddles to solve, and monsters to be wary of. One of those terrifying denizens of the deep is the Megalodon, and slaughtering the vicious beast is no simple task — but with a great crew, teamwork, and plenty of resources you can reel it in without too much trouble. Remember: You're a pirate, and you've got this!
Wizard of Legend is a frenetic romp about slinging spells and dungeon delving. Using Arcana may be how you defeat enemies standing in your way, but Relics are an integral part of making your battle strategy as effective as possible. The best chance of you beating bosses and getting to the end of the Chaos Trials lie in your Relic collection. But how do they work? Let this guide show you.
Hidden within TheBinding of Isaac: Rebirth’s Booster Pack #5 is a secret character known simply as The Forgotten. It's still unclear how this skeletal creature fits into TheBinding of Isaac’s overall lore, but we do know how to unlock him.
God of War is a bona-fide hit. Corey Barlog and the crew at Sony Santa Monica pulled out all the stops to create a brand new vision of their signature character, Kratos. Besides big changes to the series like vast exploration, deep lore, and tactful writing, the signature combat of the franchise also got a huge overhaul. I would say it's for the better, but it's also significantly different than it ever has been. Here's what you need to know to succeed in the harsh, wintry world that is God of War's Midgard.
Still busy out there becoming the scourge of the seven seas? Of course you are! Rare's Sea of Thieves is finally here, and a pirate's work is never done. One of the best ways to rise up the pirate ranks is to conquer fortresses full of Skeletons who want nothing more than to kill you, and that's not even mentioning the other pirates who can't wait to jump in and steal all of your hard-earned booty. And we're not talkin' about the one that you had to eat all those yummy donuts to get.
Sea of Thieves just released, and as one of the most anticipated games of 2018, the internet is about to be lousy with pirate jokes. Expect an absurd number of cracks about shivered timbers, mateys, and old Pirates of the Caribbean memes.
But one thing everybody’s also talking about: the Kraken. The mythical sea creature and sometimes be-tentacled pet of Davy Jones makes an appearance in Sea of Thieves — and you can kill it! Here's how.
Slay the Spire has been taking Steam by storm this year, and for good reason — it's an incredibly clever, run-based dungeon crawler with SOOO much replay value. But with a wealth of content comes a wealth of questions. Some of the most vigorous head scratching happens when we talk about Relics. What are they? What are the best ones? Let's work through the topic together.
Into the Breach, Subset Games' follow up to FTL, is just as compelling and challenging as its predecessor. There's a lot to take in — and a lot to take advantage of — if you want to get the most out of your runs. While we can't prepare you for every tactical situation you might encounter, we can provide a short list of beginner tips. This should be enough to jump-start your attempts to save the world from the Vek.
Monster Hunter: World is a game about taking down massive monsters, using your bounty to create better items, and then taking down even bigger monsters with that gear. This cycle leads you up the food chain to the biggest and baddest of them all: the Elder Dragons. These seven monsters are the lords of the realm, and taking them down requires more than a little extra effort. If you find yourself in a bad spot thanks to these exotic beasts, this guide can get you moving in the right direction.
In Monster Hunter: World, hunters are tasked with using their wit and cunning to track and slay enormous wild beasts, armed with razor sharp claws, thorny tails, and the capacity to breathe fire and ice. The 14 different weapon types hunters have to choose from to help bring down these giants are all different, and it can be complicated to understand what makes them all unique. Let this guide help.