PLAY Expo, video games, Sonic the Hedgehog, Pac-Man, Yoshi, Kirby, Steve, Minecraft, Mario, Pikachu, Link

PLAY Expo London 2018: a round-up

London may be blessed with Rezzed every April – my favourite expo in the calendar – but the retro gaming scene doesn’t get a huge amount of love down here. For those from the south and into arcades, pinball machines and 8-bit video games, they’ve previously had to make do with visiting one of the several PLAY Expos taking place further north; or stare longingly … Continue reading PLAY Expo London 2018: a round-up

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You can choose your family (a QotM answer)

August’s Question of the Month is brought to you by Brandon from That Green Dude: niche Japanese video game lover, martial arts movie watcher and a blogger who isn’t giving up on his dreams. To find out more about him and his site, as well as how you can get involved, take a look at this post. Family: they’re the people who look after us, … Continue reading You can choose your family (a QotM answer)

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KSI vs Logan Paul: leave us out of it

Dear KSI and Logan Paul, I came across an article by Senior Tech Reporter Shona Ghosh recently when it was published on the Business Insider website at the end of July. News about online celebrities doesn’t particularly interest me but it was the author’s abstract which caught my attention in this case: “YouTuber Logan Paul called out KSI for his ‘disgusting’ remarks about women, and … Continue reading KSI vs Logan Paul: leave us out of it

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Unavowed: an adventure of character and choice

Earlier this week I wrote about Lamplight City, an upcoming adventure by Grundislav Games which I’d had the opportunity to preview following a chance email encounter with PR Consultant Emily Morganti. I’d come across the title when it had caught my eye at Rezzed back in April due to its alternative steampunk-ish ‘Victorian’ setting and the fact it was being developed by the creator of … Continue reading Unavowed: an adventure of character and choice

Lamplight City: an adventure worth investigating

After visiting the Rezzed expo in April, my other-half pointed out how many more narrative games were on display on the show floor than in previous years. It then struck me that many of these had cast the player in the role of a male detective trying to solve some mysterious or vaguely-supernatural case related to a murder or missing person. What was this new … Continue reading Lamplight City: an adventure worth investigating