The 1980’s. No other decade since the 50’s had been so steeped in Futurism. In the 50’s, that nod toward futurism was all about flying cars and robots. Things that would make life easier. In the fifties, too, this futurism was all about cleanliness. The future portrayed in the fifties generally had a lot of…Read more You Sheep!
Welcome to Game Club. I’m your host Greywolfe and for the next two weeks [we’re reconvening on the 16th of April, 2017] we’ll be playing a game that’s very dear to my heart, “The Dig.” (more…)Read more You Sheep!
Welcome, one and all to a new year and a new February. Last year, I didn't do very well at all, so this year, I'm going to try my utmost to actually vanquish four games off of my tottering pile of games that I've collected over the last forty+ years. (more…)Read more You Sheep!
And I was still playing Saint's Row 3. And I have grown to seriously not like the hostage diversion. I'd been messing around with stealing cars, because you have to do that to get through the big list of stuff that entails a "perfect game." and along the way, i'd taken twenty hostages. these were…Read more You Sheep!
I have been playing games for many years, but actually reviewing them is a new-ish practice for me. I figured it would be useful to my readers to know how I go about reviewing the media I present here. (more…)Read more You Sheep!
Sometimes, a game comes along that does something extra-ordinary. Before you play it, you can't help but wonder if you're going to like it - exactly because of it's differences - but once you have played it, you see the world just a little bit differently. The game opens new possibilities, new vistas. Loom's story…Read more You Sheep!
Welcome, everyone to another edition of game club. Game club is not at all like Fight Club. We absolutely encourage you to talk about it. As ever, we go in rounds and for this particular round, I’ve picked the stellar adventure game Beneath A Steel Sky. Read on past the break to find out how…Read more You Sheep!
Last week, we talked a little about Brothers and games very like it. These titles are often experiences more than they are games. You get into them and you direct a protagonist, but you don’t do much actual video gaming: there’s no one to kill, there’s no score to beat and – most tellingly, often,…Read more You Sheep!
Gaming is largely made up of two big landmasses. On the one hand, we have games that are truly games – with systems and high scores and scores of people to kill. On the other, there are experiences. The industry hasn’t been kind to these, calling them walking simulators and then writing them off, but…Read more You Sheep!
This. This is the moment the King's Quest series has been leading up to. Not 7 - because seven is an animated Disney travesty. And certainly not 8 - because 8 was just barely a King's Quest at all. But this. This is - effectively, the series swan song. And it does a lot of…Read more You Sheep!