RIP Ralph Baer
I really, really hate writing obits. I really do. But I take it as a personal honor to be able to say good things about the men and women I respect, whether in this industry or just in my life, and Ralph Baer is the reason all of this exists in the first...
Way, way back, the Empire of Gadalia, a mighty state, controlled the lands in which the game is set, and the islands around those lands. That empire was ruled by mechanical beings in the form of men, and the humans were under their control. It is unclear from what period humans fell under the control of the machines. There is the legend that robots came down from the heavens, but so long has passed now that to be certain of how things began is nigh on impossible.