An hour or more in, I was worried that Ikenfell's combat was going to be too simple for my personal preferences, but once the game feels confident that you get the basic concepts it begins to ramp up the complexity in meaningful ways.
The Surprising Depth of Origami King’s Battle System
Depending on the boss what actions are going to be most effective will change, and the way you move will be altered by their abilities.
Fight Like a Hero – The Crunchy Combat of Reclaim the Wild
The fun is in creating small puzzles with the monsters where they show off their unique strategies, allowing the players to be challenged in short but sweet bursts.
Bug Fables May Just Be the Pinnacle of Classic Paper Mario Combat
While the proper Paper Mario series moves off in a new direction, Bug Fables is the love letter to the combat that the old guard fondly remembers.
It’s All in the Cards: Let’s Talk About Combat
I discuss my idea for an RPG combat system based on playing cards.
Tabletop Tuesday: What Makes an Adventure?
So seriously...what actually IS an adventure?