Games Can’t Portray Addiction Right

"This will be the last cigarette I ever smoke" is something I tell myself about once a week after I finish a pack. It doesn't take more than a few hours before I have a new pack sitting in front of me. -- ¬†Going out for a cigarette has become a habit … [Continue reading]

Tharsis: Gambling in Space

You barely fixed the life support module in time. The air is getting thing. Through a window, you see a never ending stream of debris floating through space. You know that the debris is coming from the ship. This is no longer a return … [Continue reading]

Hearthstone Sheds Poor Design Decisions with Year of the Mammoth

Hearthstone has never seemed to really have a coherent design to it, often resulting in knee-jerk nerfs that take almost too long to ever come out. I have been playing Hearthstone on and off since before official release and almost since then, the … [Continue reading]

Thea: The Awakening Review

Once upon a time, someone had an idea to combine as many different types of games as possible and make it work- so now we have Thea. Videogame genres are usually pretty loose and hard to define but we usually have the vocabulary to describe, at the … [Continue reading]

Rymdresa lulls you into a trance before blasting you to bits

Relaxing space music fills my ears as I drift across the cosmos collecting stars, exploring wonders, and gathering resources to rebuild Earth. Here, space is serene and filled with bits of poetry waxing poetic about a lonely existence, rebirth, … [Continue reading]