Author Archives: Tom Hatfield

Drive Me Closer – Dawn of War 2: Retribution

Q: “When is an expansion pack not an expansion pack?” A: “When it is bigger than the game that spawned it” Whilst reviewers might have different opinions on Dawn of War 2: Retribution, they must all embrace one cold, hard fact. It is big. Really, really big. The original Dawn of War 2 offered one long campaign, four multiplayer races and (added later in a patch) one map and three heroes for the Last Stand game mode. The first expansion; Chaos Rising, offered another shorter campaign, a new multiplayer race and two new last stand heroes (plus the original map)….

Fixing Games – Diversity

Can you really roll a dice to pick the race of your new character? Tom Hatfield says yes and provides a system for doing so.