Curse of the Azure Bonds – D&D Tactics

  Curse of the Azure Bonds is a game I didn't mean to either buy or play.  But I did both, and I'm glad of it. As I stated in my very first post, the whole point of this blog was to chronicle a project - I would buy no more video games until I …

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Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire – better can just mean blander

I'm writing this because I wanted to play Ultima V.  I realise that may take some explaining. I recently put up a webpoll of what game I should play next, and the winner by a longshot was Ultima V.  Fine - Ultima IV was a long time ago, and while it was a game that …

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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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Tex Murphy double bill – Mean Streets and Martian Memorandum

The Tex Murphy series is one I've long wanted to try, which is why I have all 6 of them in my backlog. I've now played the first two, 1989's Mean Streets and 1991's Martian Memorandum.  And so far they're interesting games filled with odd contradictions.  It's an adventure game, with a driving sim in it.  It's a …

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