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The Artefact – Review

Role-playing can be a powerful tool. It can help us explore difficult emotions like loneliness in a safe environment. But it is important to be safe while exploring these emotions as it possible to go diving into them and struggle to resurface. Especially with solo play. To that end, The Artefact thankfully comes with a […]

The Storymaster’s Tales: Weirding Woods – Preview

Like I said in my Dark Castle review, choose-your-own-adventure games seem to be cropping up everywhere this year and I couldn’t be happier. While Escape the Dark Castle focused on dark Gothic dungeoneering to evoke a feeling similar to the Dracula, Frankenstein, and a little bit of Lovecraft and Fighting Fantasy, Weirding Woods opts instead […]

Escape the Dark Castle – Review

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Choose-Your-Own-Adventures seem to be making a comeback. Or maybe I’m just noticing them more as I get back into the interactive fiction scene. It’s the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon of game journalism. Once you learn about a unique new concept, its suddenly everywhere. With that said, this week I’ve been having a blast with Weirding Woods (review […]

Wordsy – Review

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I work with words all day every day. I study creative writing at university so Wordsy seems like a game I would kick butt at but no! Apparently not! Apparently when I’m put on a timer my brain will throw the mental dictionary out the window and scream. And I love it. Wordsy has you […]

Yoku’s Island Express Review

Yoku’s Island Express is available for PC and Switch. We reviewed the PC version. Pinball platformer. Pinball. Platformer. Platball? Pinformer? It sounds weird no matter which way you say it but y’know what? Yoku’s Island Express works and it looks damn pretty doing it. In Yoku’s Island Express, you will mostly be pinballing with the platforming playing second fiddle […]