Road Of Dust And Rust Turns The Auto Wasteland Into A Tactical Strategy Game

The imagery of the vehicle convoy kicking up dust across the apocalyptic wasteland has been a staple of the genre for decades but few games have tried to capture that aspect of post-apocalyptic action. One such game, Convoy, approached it from an FTL-inspired angle, but Road of Dust and Rust, from the developer of JASEM, […]

Hitler’s abandoned Olympic Village is now a decaying concrete wasteland — take a look

Sylvain Margaine/Forbidden-Places The 1936 Berlin Olympics are shrouded in myth and tragedy. Just as Hitler was rising to power, the International Olympic Committee in 1931 granted the German capital the right to host. Banners bearing the swastika hung beside the Olympic flag. Today, the Olympic Village located in Elstal, Wustermark, on the edge of Berlin, […]

Genderwrecked review — soul-searching in a postapocalyptic wasteland

REVIEW: In most postapocalyptic games, you’re struggling to survive. But in Genderwrecked’s world, you don’t face zombies or scrounge for supplies. Your mission sends you on an urgent search for meaning and certainty. You’re seeking a different kind of survival, one of emotional importance that will help you understand yourself and how you relate to […]

Watch ‘Rick and Morty’ Go to the Wasteland of ‘Mad Max’, Justin Roiland Is Getting His Szechuan Sauce

With all the hullabaloo of San Diego Comic-Con, there’s so much to see and do that we don’t even have time to cover every single show we love. One of the programs that fell by the wayside for us over the weekend was Adult Swim’s incredible animated series Rick and Morty. It’s one of my […]

Deliver post-apocalyptic packages with Wasteland Express Delivery Service

Enlarge / The post-apocalypse features… lots of trucks. (credit: Charlie Theel) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at—and let us know what you think. 2015’s Mad Max: Fury Road lit up the big screen with its post-apocalyptic road trip set to thunderous percussion and […]

Gamey Rot – A Girl & Her Band Roam A Nuclear Wasteland While Trying To Stay Clean

Roaming around a post-nuclear U.K. can be exhausting work, especially when you’re part of a band that has seen a sudden upsurge in popularity after the post-apocalyptic world finds that they love terrible music. That still doesn’t put you above running errands, JRPG-style, and trying to keep the irradiated germs from taking you out in […]

A Cruel King Rules a Wasteland of His Own Making in This Dystopian Short

Image via screen grab Writer-director Luke Jaden uses the vacant lots and abandoned buildings of his Detroit hometown to provide the setting for King Ripple—a sinister fairy tale about a young man whose desire to be left alone has turned him into a mass-murdering deity of sorts. Despite that, curious kids just can’t stay away. […]