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On Broken Age

A few weeks ago I played through Broken Age, the “Double Fine Adventure” that went through a rollercoaster of development, release, and fan-relationship troubles. It’s an adventure-game-ass adventure game, and being true to the lineage of a very particular time period … Continue reading

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Left 4 Dead 2, 7 Years On

John Walker’s original review of Left 4 Dead 2 goes hard for talking about what that game does that other games don’t. He flags it as being a brand-new experience that does something completely unique, and reading it these many years later … Continue reading

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I Went To The Smite World Championships

It’s disarming and strange, but there’s no artifice to it. There’s production, but I don’t get the feeling that any of the emotions are crafted in a PR laboratory somewhere. You know what I mean; you can tell when a … Continue reading

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Let’s Play Rollercoaster Tycoon – Dynamite Dunes

Following up on my playthrough of the Forest Frontiers level of Rollercoaster Tycoon is my weird, mixed-up attempt at Dynamite Dunes. You get to see me work through lots and lots of problems here both mechanically and aesthetically. I make a path … Continue reading

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Amy Dentata’s Postmortem for Trigger

Amy Dentata has posted her postmortem (a kind of “here’s what worked and what didn’t”) for the full development cycle for her game Trigger. It’s a quick read, and the stuff that went well are all things I can get behind … 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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We Played Fuse For A While (part 1!)

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Harvest Moon: Extreme Ethical Farmer Edition Pt. 3

Do I have a chicken yet? Only watching the video will reveal the truth. The Flower Festival happens in this video and the priest refuses to dance with me. I also talk about Marx’s analysis of the working day.

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