Battle Brothers’ Traits Guide [Updated!]

Everyone loves a Adventurous Noble who is a Brute and Fat.
Everyone loves an Adventurous Noble who is a Brute and also Fat.

Battle Brothers is an indie, strategy and RPG game developed by Overhype Studios. Each member of your company comes with between one and three random traits which influences their skills and abilities and can impact how much they cost to recruit and their daily wage. There are positive and negative traits with the “Founding Member” one being a special trait for beginning members (now removed). This guide shows all the traits currently available in the game.

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Battle Brothers’ Backgrounds Guide [Updated!]

My mercenary company doesn’t judge… much.

Battle Brothers is an indie strategy and RPG game developed by Overhype Studios. Each member of your company can come from a specific background which determines their skills and how much they cost to recruit and their wage. Generally a Sellsword is better than a Servant but a background like in real life isn’t all that matters but has a noticeable impact on a characters starting abilities. This guide shows all the backgrounds currently available in the game.

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My Scrambled Thoughts: Blitzkrieg 3 (PC) [Alpha]

The more I think about it - Blitzkrieg is a very suitable name for this game.
The more I think about it – Blitzkrieg is a very suitable name for this game.

Video games developers Nival “Blitzkrieg 3” was announced two years ago in 2013 but has only recently been available to play in a closed alpha and is now available on Steam Early Access. It has been about a decade since Blitzkrieg 2 came out and a dozen years since the first Blitzkrieg game so most people have probably forgot about the game or have moved onto Men of War and Company of Heroes at this point. Is the game still relevant? and even more important is it a good game? This is My Scrambled Thoughts on Blitzkrieg 3.

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Battle Brothers Steam Early Access, Update 0.4.0.20-28, One Video, and Three Screenshots is Now Available

Not Brothers in Arms or Band of Brothers but Battle Brothers.
Not Brothers in Arms or Band of Brothers but Battle Brothers.

On the 27th April Battle Brothers developed by Overhype Studios got released on Steam Early Access, I mentioned it on Twitter on release but I finally got around to writing a bit about it. The game is a strategy RPG similar in vain to UFO: Enemy Unknown/X-COM, and Mount & Blade: Warband. It is already a very good even in it’s currently early build state.

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State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition is Now Available. Also One Video and Three Screenshots (Xbox One and PC)

Blood seems a bit too much.
The blood seems a bit too much even for a zombie game.

State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition is a third person, open world, zombie RPG developed by Undead Labs and published by Microsoft Studios as an exclusive for Microsoft platforms on the PC and Xbox One is now available. This new State of Decay is basically a State of Decay Game of the Year Edition with improved visuals, mechanics, new items, and all the old DLC bundled together.

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Payday 2 Patch 65 is Now Available. Also Five Screenshots

Being able to see your bullets in a magazine seems odd when you can check them normally.
Being able to see your bullets in a magazine doesn’t seem very useful.

Video game publishers 505 Games and developers Overkill Software have released their latest update for Payday 2. This time the update is called the “First Person Animations Update” and they have gone back to improve some of the animations you see in first person view. They have changed how guns reload, shout animations, and added transparent magazines for certain guns and more. They have also made various bug fixes too.

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Sunless Sea Erik Update is Available. Also Humble Store Sale

Praise the light, fear the dark.
Praise the light and fear the dark.

Failbetter Games have updated Sunless Sea recently with bug fixes and a few new additions. The main being the ability to summon zee-beast by using different collections of items. Sunless Sea is also currently on sale on the Humble Store for 20% off.

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Gaming News: 25th October to 31st October 2014 – Halloween Edition

Fallout 3 is still one of the best games to play at Halloween time.
Fallout 3 is still one of the best games to play at Halloween time.

Happy Halloween! It’s been a busy week in gaming with the usual Halloween themed sales and updates happening recently to most games. There is also plenty of Halloween related gaming events to take part in and a few interesting games have been released plus much more.

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Killing Floor: Halloween Horror Double Feature Event is Now Available. Also Event Trailer and Six Screenshots

Scary and evil Christmas toys at Halloween.
Scary and evil Christmas toys at Halloween.

Tripwire Interactive have once again returned with a special event for Halloween. Its called the Halloween Horror Double Feature and features a new Halloween map (Club Clandestine), Halloween zeds, new achievements and the Toy Master mod which replaces all enemies with evil toys. It’s also part of the Steam “Free Weekend Weekend” which means Killing Floor is on sale for up to 75% off, free to play over the weekend and offers new bundle DLC (which haven’t been added yet on Steam).

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Crusader Kings II: Charlemagne DLC, Patch 2.2.0, Three Other DLC, Ebook and New Video is Now Available

Princesses were used like contracts in feudal times.
Princesses were used like contracts in feudal times.

Video game publishers Paradox Interactive and developers Paradox Development Studios have released their latest DLC for Crusader Kings II. The eight major DLC expansion for the game is called Charlemagne and adds 100 years to the start of the game (769 AD) and focuses on the rise of Charlemagne and The Holy Roman Empire. The patch 2.2.0 patch includes many new things such as tribal holdings, a new tutorial, new laws, cultures and religions. There is also three cosmetic DLC and an e-book called The Song of Roland which is a good companion to Charlemagne.

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