The Magic Circle: Review

The Magic Circle is another game in the growing games about games genre. Whereas games like Beginner’s Guide focus on the reception of games, and the Stanley Parable ridicule the illusion of choice that games promise to bring, The Magic Circle is about game development, and the people who make or break it. As a […]

Pillars of Eternity: A Review

Sometimes you think you know what you want but once you get it, you realize you never wanted it in the first place. That was my feeling about Pillars of Eternity. In the mood for a big sweeping RPG, I booted it up ready to be taken back to the old school days of computer […]

Thea: The Awakening Guide – Spoiler Free

Thea: The Awakening is a very unusual game. Part 4X, part roguelike, part deck builder, part survival game, it can be difficult to get started and make progress. This is a spoiler free start guide to help you establish your village, create a useful raiding party, and make sure you are prepared for the mid […]

Orwell – Keeping an Eye on You: Review

Orwell: Keeping an Eye on You is a hybrid visual novel, detective game and point and click adventure. It puts you in the position of spying on people in an attempt to battle terrorism. The game presents an interesting mechanic while it tries to critique government mass surveillance. The government of a fictional nation is […]

Dreamfall Chapters: Review

I probably should have played the games that preceded Dreamfall Chapters (The Longest Journey games) because then I might have know what was going on.┬áThe game was recommended by a friend of a friend, for its storytelling and writing. While the game’s writing is good, the fact that I hadn’t played the preceding games meant […]