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X-Com Diary – Arms Dealing for Fun and Profit

As you may recall from last time, we had just finished our first engagement with the aliens and defeated them without losing a man, pretty good going I think. This week I’m going to talk to you about loot, research and manufacturing for profit. Don’t worry though, we’ll also be taking on another battle. First off, loot: Every time you win an engagement on the battlescape, your operatives loot the area for resources, weapons, alien technology, basically anything they can get their hands on. Most of this can be researched or sold, to varying degrees of usefulness.  Here’s a quick…

Runic Games and Torchlight Interview

When Tom reviewed Torchlight he was very impressed. Actually, I think anyone who reviewed Torchlight was very impressed. It’s done tremendously well after all and to find out some more about it, we asked Wonder Russell at Runic Games some questions. Firstly, Torchlight seems to be doing really well. Congratulations! Given that the game was only announced at PAX, and there hasn’t been a huge amount of hype in the run up to release, why do you think it’s appealed to so many people? Thanks! We think it appeals to people for the same reason it appeals to us. It…