Review: Stories Untold – Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid

Stories Untold is an anthology of 4 small games that draw on 80s nostalgia and technology. That, and old computer interfaces. Each vignette tells a small snack of a story, with the final one closing the thread by combining the previous three into a cohesive narrative. Sort of. The first story is a republishing of […]

West of Loathing Review – A Funny Game but That’s It

West of Loathing takes the aesthetics of the Western genre – cowboys, beans, revolvers, bandits and spittoons – and mixes it with absurdist fantasy borrowed from Kingdom of Loathing. West of Loathing is an RPG, in as much an RPG is about making numbers go up, completing side quests, and collecting too many items. Unlike […]

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 […]