Fresh off my introduction to ASCII roguelikes thanks to the fantastic Brogue, I was eager to dive into another game in that genre. I was, however, a little burned out on fantasy-themed games and one roguelike in particular grabbed my attention because of its source of inspiration. …Continue reading
The good folks who create games using the Adventure Game Studio engine are having a bake sale of sorts, offering 14 new games for a pay-what-you-can price, raising money for the Child’s Play charity. After downloading all 14 games I was unsure of which Bake Sale game to play first so I proceeded in the most obvious fashion, alphabetically. …Continue reading
I wanted to delve the dark and scary depths of ASCII art roguelikes where you the player are a simple “@”. I had heard of Brogue through a few channels and thought it would be a good game to try first.Continue reading
Years ago my parents bought a used PC for our family and inside was a miraculous find: a disk containing CASTLE OF THE WINDS: LITHRANSIR’S BANE.Continue reading
Sometimes all it takes is an unusual concept to make me interested in playing a particular video game. …Continue reading
The morning I decided to start playing the indie adventure Blackwell Deception I couldn’t stop until I finished the game. …Continue reading
I’ve been on hiatus from adventure games. After a good detox period I decided to play Arden’s Vale. …Continue reading
It seems that I’ve been playing a lot of rogue-likes lately. One in particular has stuck with me for a few weeks now, Dungeons of Dredmor by indie developer Gaslamp Games. …Continue reading
It is Saturday morning and I am up early. Why? …Continue reading
When I first played the game Minecraft I knew that it was going to stick with me for a while. My enthusiasm for the game knew no bounds and I played it for hours, digging deep caverns and building high towers of stone. Minecraft spoke to me in a way that few other games ever had.
But I eventually lost interest in Minecraft.