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  1. Ellie

    HBGames.org the eZine - Issue 29

    Welcome to Issue 29 of HBGames.org the eZine! In this issue we take a look at mapping and whether we have been using cliff tiles wrong all this time. We look at alternatives to the RTP cliffs. We delve into dark humour and how it differs from just pure edginess, and look at one of the most...
  2. Ellie

    HBGames.org the eZine - Issue 19

    In this slightly condensed issue, CoyoteCraft looks at inconvenient game design, while Ellie ponders gender in video games and whether it is necessary any more.
  3. Ellie

    HBGames.org the eZine - Issue 12

    Back after a three year gap, this is issue 12 of HBGames.org the eZine, and was the first of Ellie's final format of the eZine - back to PDFs after all these years and finally settling on a larger page size and experimenting with some proper styling for the 'zine. Some crazy graphics aside, this...
  4. Ellie

    HBGames.org the eZine - Issue 10

    In this third of Ellie's eZines, Reygekan looks at the concept of a Game Over screen and whether it is still suitable for a modern RPG. Meanwhile, Sophist reviews Super Mario RPG: The Seven Sages, while Guardian starts the first of his interviews, tis time with supershigi, creator of Melolune.
  5. Ellie

    HBGames.org the eZine - Issue 9

    In this second of Ellie's eZines, and the first real attempt, El looks at RM2K game Ahriman's Prophecy and sees if the rose tinted glasses need removing. Meanwhile ebhz reviews Ancients Forgotten, while Reygekan looks at the concept of a slippery slope.
  6. HBGames.org the eZine - Issue 5

    In this issue from way back in 2006, edited by Lene and the eZine team, Treg interviews Artbane and Volrath, creators of the 2008 HBGames.org Game of the Year, Master of the Wind. Meanwhile, Artbane himself takes a look at creating imaginative dungeons, while Near Fantastica continues his...
  7. HBGames.org the eZine - Issue 1

    A re-cover of Issue 1 of RMXP.net the eZine from way back in 2005. In this issue edited by Lene and the original eZine team, the release of the first official English RPG Maker is discussed, as well as cliches in RPG Maker games.

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