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Maize: killing them with corniness

On one of those rare days where we both leave work on time, my other-half and I decided to pick something from our Steam backlogs to keep us entertained for a few spare hours recently. We had plenty to choose from and after considering several options, we finally settled on Maize: a first-person adventure about what happens when two scientists misinterpret a memo from the … Continue reading Maize: killing them with corniness

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Retro consoles: an age experiment conclusion

In a post in early April, Brandon from That Green Dude asked the WordPress community whether they considered the seventh generation of consoles to be retro now. This was a question I ended up digging into further and I’d like to say thank you to everyone who took the time to complete my short survey on the subject. The data is now in, so let’s … Continue reading Retro consoles: an age experiment conclusion

Backbone: detective raccoon in dystopia

I’ve often lamented about how the quality of campaigns hosted on Kickstarter varies considerably. Some end up producing titles which make me proud to be a backer, like those for Dreamfall Chapters and The Long Dark; and others make me feel like hanging my head in shame or hitting it against a wall. Sometimes you get unlucky and end up giving your money to a … Continue reading Backbone: detective raccoon in dystopia

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Gamers blog party: summer 2018 invitation

What better way to celebrate long sunny days, smokey barbecues, brightly-coloured cocktails with weird little umbrellas and amazing blogger friends than with a summer blog party? Set yourself up for a great week by getting to know the awesome writers around you and reading their finest posts. The rules are simple: 🎉   Arrive at the party: don’t be shy and stand in the corner – say … Continue reading Gamers blog party: summer 2018 invitation