Tex Murphy: Under a Killing Moon

You are Tex Murphy. A 30s private eye in an 80s cyberpunk novel. One day while searching for the next inventive excuse to keep the landlord at bay for another week, a dame walks into your office. That means trouble at the best of times, but this broad had the unholy trifecta – she was …

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Divine Divinity – problems with an “open world”

Another month, another game off the list.  This time it's Divine Divinity - another 80hrs+ RPG - my backlog would be so much easier if I played something else.  It's from 2002 so it's comparatively recent compared to my usual fare, closest to Wizardry 8 (which came out in 2001). Do I recommend it?  Yes.  …

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Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics – neither cold nor hot

(The following review is also posted on The Well Red Mage) Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics reminded me of some truly great games – the elegant rebooted XCom, the engaging storytelling of Shadowrun: Dragonfall and the intricate design of 2018’s Battletech.  With each turn, I thought of those games more and more, until with one fateful turn …

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“Sunshine Blogger Award” (Disclaimer: not a real award)

Being comparatively new to the realm of blogging, I am somewhat surprised at the number of awards that are available.  I am even more surprised at the number of "awards", which are only "awards" in the same sense that there are "single girls in your area". Whatever, they're stil fun. I was nominated for this …

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