How to do IAP right in RPGs

Gamers hate IAP (in-app purchase). It's consistently voted as the aspect of mobile games that players hate most. Particularly loathed are "play to win"...

Bowing out of Boss Battles

The thrill of the journey is always more exciting than the destination - and nowhere is this truer than in an RPG. The problem...

New Spiderweb game for iPhone

Thanks to a stunningly successful Kickstarter campaign, - hitting target on the first day - Jeff Vogel of Spiderweb Software is going to try...

This month’s theme: Match-3

Match-3 can be a great battle mechanic for RPGs. They can also be challenging, as you race to make matches while your character relies...

This month’s theme: Kairosoft

Kairosoft games are weird, and weirdly addictive. It's hard to categorise them as they tend to be hybrids of different games - sim, RPG,...

This month’s theme: Ocean

Piracy, sea travel, underwater exploration... if you like games with a watery element, this month's theme of Ocean is for you. Some games are...

This month’s theme: Dungeon

Over on the Reddit iosgaming subreddit, one of the most frequent RPG subgenre requests is for Dungeons and Rogue-likes. So for December, let's take...