2020 was the year of the digital expo. As lockdowns brought on by COVID-19 meant we were unable to attend such events in person, organisers decided to take them online … Continue Reading The Big Adventure Event: a round-up
This Friday is National Puzzle Day: an event established to celebrate puzzles and encourage everyone to participate in more of them. Not only are they enjoyable, but they can also … Continue Reading A puzzling situation
I’m always surprised when I remember the classic point-and-clicks I played as a kid growing up in the 1990s. The fact I managed to complete what are now considered ‘difficult’ … Continue Reading Do walkthroughs make you a bad gamer?
My love for detective games has grown over the past couple of years, and in 2020 particularly. They’ve provided a way to socialise with friends remotely while at home during … Continue Reading <em>Death in La-La Land</em>: choose-your-own-detective
Myst is one of my favourite classic adventure games. It’s beginning may be simple but I think it’s one of the best: I love the sense of confusion and amazement … Continue Reading <em>Quern</em>: the closest you’ll get to <em>Myst</em>
Those of us who grew up through the 1990s remember the video game manual being as much a part of the experience as the game itself. It was often the … Continue Reading Taking note: keeping records during video games