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Rob Lashley is a Staff Writer and Online host for MMORPG.com. Rob's bald and when he isn't blinding people from the glare on his head talking in front of a camera you can chase him down on twitter @Grakulen or find him on YouTube @RobUnwraps.

March 2012
Last Active
September 2021
22nd Expansion Interview with Brad McQuaid

Last month saw the release of EverQuest’s 22nd expansion. To honor the occasion we asked a few questions of one of the original designers and visionaries behind the project, Brad McQuaid. Read on for what Brad had to say.

An Open and Sprawling RPG

In 2014 it broke his neck on the big screen at E3. This week Rob reviews Xenoblade Chronicles X for the Wii U. Read on to find out if Nintendo's open world RPG has what it takes to compete with the titans of the genre.

On the Table - The End of the World: Zombie Apocalypse

The last few On the Table articles have focused on Wizards of the Coast products. In this edition Rob takes a look at a newer RPG series from Fantasy Flight Games. The End of the World: Zombie Apocalypse.

Stash Aims to Bring Back the Magic to MMORPGs

Stash is a fully funded turn-based MMORPG currently closing up a Kickstarter. We caught up with the CEO Michael Hartman at Frogdice to talk all about the project, its housing system, its unique take on combat, and what players can expect now that the game is moving deeper into the development phases.

A JRPG Fix On the Go

JRPGs are not just limited to consoles, PCs, and handheld gaming devices. Kobojo has created an original JRPG Zodiac: Orcanon Odyssey and released it for mobile phones. Read on for Rob’s review of this title from Kobojo.

A Good JRPG, If Uninspired

Tales of Zestiria is the newest JRPG from Bandai Namco to be brought to the West. Read on for Rob’s review of this fifteenth installment in the “Tales of” series.

Hearts of Stone Review

Since Rob wrote the preview a few weeks ago he has spent more time with Hearts of Stone and has reviewed the expansion in full. Read on for what he has to say about CD Projekt Red’s newest release.

All About the Group Content

After reading the developer diaries last month we still had a few questions for Saga of Lucimia. Luckily, they're always ready to chat! Read on to find out what lead developer Tim Anderson had to say.

It's Not That Legendary

Last week N-Space and Digital Extremes launched Sword Coast Legends the top down RPG spiritual successor to the great Black Isle games of yesteryear. Read on for Rob’s impressions of the game and that genre in 2015.

On the Table: Out of the Abyss

In the second appearance of On the Table Rob takes a look at the new adventure guide from Wizards of the Coast and Green Ronin Publishing, Out of the Abyss.

Review in Progress

Earlier this week N Space and Digital Extremes launched their 5th Edition based Dungeons & Dragons cRPG Sword Coast Legends. Read on as Rob begins his review in progress and writes about character creation and the single player experience before jumping into playing as the Dungeon Master and the multiplayer experience next week.

Hearts of Stone Makes a Great Game Greater

The first expansion pack, or paid bit of DLC, for the Witcher: Wild Hunt released earlier this week. Read on for Rob’s first impressions of the continuation of Geralt of Rivia’s saga as he seeks to clear the world of monsters.

A Peek into the Underdark

Due out later this fall on the PC, Underdark, is the newest Module for Neverwinter. Underdark is tied in neatly with the current Wizards of the Coast season Rage of Demons. Last week Rob talked to lead game designer Scott Shicoff to find out what all this module entailed. Read on to see what we learned besides the fact that Scott is a huge Electric Mayhem and the Muppets fan.

Go Wander Over Yonder

ATLUS is bringing another successful JRPG across the Pacific to the west on October 13th (a playable Demo is currently on the Nintendo Store now). Read on for Rob’s review of The Legend of Legacy.

For the King: IronOak Has A New RPG Dream

Midway through an already funded Kickstarter we interviewed IronOak Games to find out just what an “Online Roguelike Tabletop RPG” was. Read on to find out what they had to say about that string of buzzwords and what interesting rewards they are throwing at their Kickstarter backers.