Base management strategy is key to this game and the interplay between these activities and the missions themselves is the core gameplay loop of XCOM2.
The moment-to-moment interactions with NPCs are certainly funny and the partner characters who join you throughout the game are the key elements which make the story worthwhile.
This version of the Mushroom Kingdom matters to me a little more now because I was given the responsibility of putting it back together.
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.
If you choose to play the game at a higher difficulty, Bug Fables gives you the tools you need in order to have a fighting chance at doing so.
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.
The Origami King may not be The Thousand-Year Door followup of my dreams, but that's okay - Paper Mario doesn't have to be TTYD to still be good.
I want the game I thought was going to come after The Thousand Year Door, but if it tries too hard to be what the series once was...
With so many card types and unique mechanics to engage, One Step From Eden makes each experience unique not just with its procedural generation but also with the creative possibilities available to you during a run.