Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 22:27 (Eastern)
A brand new, unique gaming experience for the paleontologically minded needs your help! 'Dinosaur Battlegrounds
', it's currently running as a Kickstarter donation drive so its success rests on the Paleontology loving folk like you. If it gets funded, imagine playing in a fully rendered prehistoric world, with all manner of the extinct all around you. From Triceratops
, this game looks like itís throwing in everything, but the kitchen sink. While some details are still unknown, its accurate renditions for each dinosaur, unique setting, and pitch all promise a must have game for anyone from the paleontologically minded to the humble fans.
Please visit the Kickstarter page listed above, it has an entire page worth of information on this project, complete with a trailer of some test footage. All donations will be rewarded with everything from Beta access to a full casting of a Tyrannosaurus rex
skull. Donate enough for us to see this game through, and everybody wins.
And once you've done that, shift your attention to a humbler, but older title in Paleontology's game corner has just gotten a makeover.
Jurassic Park Legacy is not only home to the largest archive of Jurassic Park information and the fandom's largest central forum. It is also the birthplace and habitat of one of the longest running dinosaur Role Playing Game on the web, Live the Legend.
Hailing from the sister forum
of the main forum many of you are familiar with, this RPG puts you in the driver's seat of one of dozens of the often prehistoric denizens of Isla Nublar, Sorna, and beyond. The aim is simple, take control of your own dinosaurs inhabiting this Neo-Prehistoric world, and write your own legend alongside your fellow players. With a roster of over 30 species hailing from the famous franchise, three playable lands with over two dozen unique regions, and numerous players you'll cross paths with; each tale will be different from the last.
And now, joining as a newcomer is easier than ever before. Recently, the RPG has gone through a complete reboot, with the regions of Isla Sorna and Nublar undergoing a renovation and reset. Rules have been simplified, and all species present in the iconic films we all know and love being present and playable in a near entirely player controlled environment.
Though text based, you need not be a Shakespearean grade writer to join this world. Chronic fiction writer or rookie, all are welcome. Follow the simple rules listed here
, and you'll do just fine. With numerous staff and veteran players around, ready to help you, every newcomer can have someone to turn to for help.