In many roguelikes, your actions have drastic consequences. Every choice counts, often because it could change your entire game, mostly due to the threat of permadeath.
Welcome to part II of my month long discussion of the state of Nintendo in 2015. Today's focus is going to be on the various hardware platforms Nintendo is either linked to, or in one case specifically ignoring.
When I was a kid I was never a fan of team sports. I always resented losing because of someone else's mistakes, so I was drawn towards more solo activities like tennis.
Running a role playing game is hard. It takes a lot of work, practice, and an ability to act. You have to be an author, a game designer, and a mathematician.