Rowan Kaiser

Rowan Kaiser is a freelance writer currently living the Bay Area, who also writes for The A.V. Club, and has been published at Salon, Gamasutra, Kotaku, and more. He still occasionally finds Ultima VI Moongate maps and mantra notes when he visits his parents' house. Follow him on Twitter @rowankaiser.

Articles by Rowan Kaiser

02.22.13
Fantasy strategy-RPGs and the limits of 'RPG elements'
02.22.13

Fantasy strategy-RPGs and the limits of 'RPG elements'

This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games:...

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02.08.13
Alpha Protocol is the new Deus Ex
02.08.13

Alpha Protocol is the new Deus Ex

This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games:...

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02.01.13
When sports and role-playing games collide
02.01.13

When sports and role-playing games collide

This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games:...

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01.25.13
Publish those numbers! Why RPGs must be transparent about their mechanics
01.25.13

Publish those numbers! Why RPGs must be transparent about their mechanics

This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games:...

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01.18.13
For the love of leveling
01.18.13

For the love of leveling

This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games:...

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12.21.12
2012: the year in RPGs
12.21.12

2012: the year in RPGs

This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games:...

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12.14.12
Waiter, waiter! There's an RPG in my FPS!
12.14.12

Waiter, waiter! There's an RPG in my FPS!

This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games:...

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12.07.12
How Morrowind and KOTOR defined modern RPGs
12.07.12

How Morrowind and KOTOR defined modern RPGs

This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games...

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11.30.12
Struggling with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim one year later
11.30.12

Struggling with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim one year later

This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games...

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