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Throwback Thursdays: Pathways into Darkness

The year was 1993. I was 14. I was sad, for my parents didn’t allow video game consoles in the house, and although I felt smugly superior for owning a Mac rather than a PC, I couldn’t really play any games on it. But then there was Bungie, and it was good.

Choices with consequences

Read this article from Tim over at CAD Comic, then come back: News: A matter of choice I’ve had the feeling that Tim describes in the Banner Saga with only a few games. The most memorable was actually in a book, when I read about the Red Wedding (youtube that if you want to see […]

Physics-Based Space Flight Simulator: Kerbal Space Program

Remember when you were watching NASA’s Curiosity rover land on Mars and tool around, and you said (to no one in particular) “What’s the big deal? I could do that.” ¬†Well, it’s time to put up or shut up with Kerbal Space Program, a physics-based space flight simulator from Squad. The game is still in […]

Throwback Thursdays: SimCity 2000

It is hard to believe that this year is the 20th anniversary of SimCity 2000. It was the first game I can remember staying up all night to play. SimCity 2000 was one of the rare games that received parental non-disapproval. After moving cross country four times, with three to four years between each move, […]

Game Review: FTL (Faster Than Light)

  FTL is a roguelike-like space adventure from Subset Games that was Kickstarted in 2012 and released that same year. It is soon (early 2014) to get a major update, after which we’ll update this review or write a new one (seems like the update could make it a whole new gameplay experience). It’s available […]