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How to explain a game that simply isn't a game

This week I had the honor of writing a review for http://www.gamegravy.com about one of my favorite PC games, Dear Esther. Dear Esther is an absolutely beautiful game… But it isn’t a game. 291 more words

Gone Home

–home, let the word spill from my mouth / love, love is everything i want– 

In the interest of not seeming like one of those people that never give out a rating in the lower bracket, let’s talk about a game that was, well, underwhelming. 737 more words

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2015 By the Numbers, #16 - Dear Esther

Instead of writing reviews for completed games as I did last year, this year I’ve decided to try a new approach. Here then are my stats, real and fictional. 63 more words

2015 By The Numbers

I'm 'bad' at video games

When I say I’m bad at video games, I mean I’m bad at particular video games. I tend to be quite good at first-person shooter games, having completed… 1,415 more words

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Exploring The Old City

Today marked my first completion of a game on my newly-built Steambox.

(Catch-up: Steam is a very successful online games marketplace/management tool which I’ve successfully used to enable a virtual hoarding proclivity while simultaneously ameliorating my physical collection, so win-win I suppose. 836 more words

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Dear Esther...

I consider myself a big fan of First Person Shooters or any game that has a first person perspective. I’ve played many games til now.. from survival horrors to point-and-click games, puzzles, browser games, adventure games, role-playing games and so. 230 more words

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If Salvador Dalí ever made a videogame, it'd be Off-Peak

There’s nothing to be ashamed about here, but I love the so-called “walking simulators,” a sub-genre dubbed during the Gone Home debates of 2013 over whether… 696 more words

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