What is The Commune?
We're a group of gamers, and we're always looking for new gamers to join us. Every month or so, we pick a game to play. We chat about the game together, and we record podcasts, record videos, and write essays. You can reach The Commune in the following ways: As for me, I'm Greg Livingston, but I go by Golem. I organize things around here.

Games

Dragon's Crown

Podcasts

Jun 15, 2017
The podcast to wrap up our coverage of Federation Force, including commentary on futuristic sport Blast Ball and comparisons to the larger Metroid Prime series.
May 20, 2017
Players can customize their gameplay in Federation Force by choosing different enhancements. How do they change gameplay, and how do they play off of each other?
May 13, 2017
The bosses in Federation Force focus on precision aiming and teamwork.
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Interviews

Aug 11, 2016
Mike Cowden explains variety and difficulty design in his auto-runner, Super 80s World.
Aug 8, 2016
Heroes Guard: The Journal features character building and card-based combat integrated into a memoir. Rick Kelly details the design that keeps it all together.
Aug 6, 2016
Jesse Ozog balances between animal rescue and fierce combat in Dr. Spacezoo.
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