Category Archives: You Buy It I Write It

You Buy It, I Play It: Lifeless Planet

Lifeless Planet is a beautiful object. It’s graphically “simple” in the contemporary world of both prestige and grungy independent game development. The astronaut you play as is this wonderful almost-lump that can double jump by using his astronaut jet pack (my … Continue reading

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You Buy It, I Play It: One Way Heroics

One Way Heroics holds two things in tension: progress and annihilation. That’s not surprising given that the game exists somewhere within the family resemblance of the roguelike genre. Procedural generation of terrain, item drops, and enemies sets the boundaries for the … Continue reading

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You Buy It I Play It: One Finger Death Punch

One Finger Death Punch is a weird little game that I ended up enjoying a lot more than I thought I would, and this video is all about explaining the enjoyment I get out of it.

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You Buy It, I Play It: New Rules!

You might remember the standing offer that I have had going for a few years: if you buy a game for me on Steam, I will play it for at least an hour and then write something about it. You … Continue reading

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You Buy It, I Play It: Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death

I’m making a solid effort at trying to work through the backlog I have of You Buy It, I Play It games, and this one is a real funtimes experience. Marlow Briggs is a weird mashup of something like exploitation cinema and … Continue reading

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You Buy It, I Play It: Crimzon Clover World Ignition

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You Buy It I Play It: Orion: Prelude

This video is part of my series where I will play anything that you buy for me. I played through Orion: Prelude and it really hurt me emotionally.

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