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Video Game Tutorials Suck

Video Games have been in the hands of the general public for over 40 years, stretching back to the '70s before I was a twinkle in my dad's eye. Today, a constant avalanche of new games comes out every day, offering fresh takes on the...

Is Xbox Gamepass Worth It?

Gaming should be easy, like in the old days when you put the game in and just play. These days, there are so many streaming services for movies and TV, and the gaming world has fallen into the same realm. You’ve probably heard of Game...

Why are Extra Turns a Problem for Magic: The Gathering?

I read an interesting article about the original playtest version of one of Magic's most iconic cards from the original Alpha set. Fun fact: Original playtesters thought this would just make their opponent lose the game. It's...

Why Is the Tomb of Horrors So Influential?

Somewhere under a lost and lonely hill of grim and foreboding aspect lies a labyrinthine crypt. It is filled with terrible traps and not a few strange and ferocious monsters to slay the unwary. It is filled with rich treasures both...

50 Indie Games To Watch – July 2021

Welcome indie fans! This is our curated list of recent games that caught our eye on Twitter for #WishlistWednesday. The list is in no particular order of quality or rating. These indie games are in various stages of development, and we...

Why Netflix will stream games and you’ll be buying.

We are the Champions? In 2017 Netflix CEO, Reed Hastings, scoffed at the idea of competition with the answer that Netflix biggest competition was sleep. In 2019 Hastings reasserted his view of Netflix inhabiting Olympus by dismissing the...

The “New” TSR Controversy And Other Adventures

There's been a lot of hubbub in the tabletop RPG world in the last few days. Twitter is stacked full to the brim with TSR controversy, bigotry backlash and claims of gatekeeping. With the announcement of a new TSR and some questionable...

Stephen’s E3 2021 Indie Game Top 5

E3 has been digital this year because of the pandemic and before it became E503 with a crashing website on Saturday, ChasingXP were there with media access. Dodging the predictable dripping mouths watching Battlefield and Elden Ring...

2021 Schedule of Live Streamed Gaming Events

With E3 2021 in the first few days of launch, you might be wondering "What other events are coming up?" Reddit user u/fettpl has gone above and beyond the call of the r/Games subreddit and made an awesome curated list of all the live...

E3: Drama Over Portal Issues & What The IGDA Partnership Means For Indie Devs

Today is an historic day for Chasing XP. We began our multi-platform indie game & game development magazine back in February 2021, and have been tremendously fortunate in working with amazing indie developers and publishers through...
Video Game Tutorials Suck

Video Game Tutorials Suck

Video Games have been in the hands of the general public for over 40 years, stretching back to the '70s before I was a twinkle in my dad's eye. Today, a constant avalanche of new games comes out every day, offering fresh takes on the tried and true genres we've all...

Is Xbox Gamepass Worth It?

Is Xbox Gamepass Worth It?

Gaming should be easy, like in the old days when you put the game in and just play. These days, there are so many streaming services for movies and TV, and the gaming world has fallen into the same realm. You’ve probably heard of Game Pass, Microsoft’s gaming...

Why are Extra Turns a Problem for Magic: The Gathering?

Why are Extra Turns a Problem for Magic: The Gathering?

I read an interesting article about the original playtest version of one of Magic's most iconic cards from the original Alpha set. Fun fact: Original playtesters thought this would just make their opponent lose the game. It's hard to imagine that this card...

Why Is the Tomb of Horrors So Influential?

Why Is the Tomb of Horrors So Influential?

Somewhere under a lost and lonely hill of grim and foreboding aspect lies a labyrinthine crypt. It is filled with terrible traps and not a few strange and ferocious monsters to slay the unwary. It is filled with rich treasures both precious and magical, but in...

50 Indie Games To Watch – July 2021

50 Indie Games To Watch – July 2021

Welcome indie fans! This is our curated list of recent games that caught our eye on Twitter for #WishlistWednesday. The list is in no particular order of quality or rating. These indie games are in various stages of development, and we recommend wishlisting, watching,...

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