Category Archives: Review

Valheim, a survival sim that puts fun and smarts ahead of survival

I shall now also post about Valheim, because that is what one blogs about these days. As one should, because out of the blue the game has come out and done what so many before it have failed to do; … Continue reading

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Talos Principle mini-review

Quick review of the Talos Principle, a game released in 2014, one I purchased on Steam a few years ago, but only recently actually play. In short its a puzzle game similar to Portal, but with a far greater focus … Continue reading

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Mini Metro review

If there is an award for cleanest design to achieve it’s goal, Mini Metro wins it. When you first load the game up, you are taken directly into the first map. No intro screen, no main menu, no tutorial section; … Continue reading

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Foundations mini-review

Mini review of Foundations as the game is still in Early Access (aren’t they all), and also because its a medieval city builder with all of the basics you would expect from such a game. Foundations has two things going … Continue reading

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The Long Dark review

I finally purchased The Long Dark after it had been sitting on my wishlist for a few years. Before playing it, my view of it was that it was a stylized survival game that may or may not be interesting … Continue reading

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Anno 1800 review

Anno 1800 wasn’t on my radar as it’s not available on Steam, but thanks to a Humble email and a sale, here we are. The game at it’s core is a city builder similar to Sim City or Cities: Skylines, … Continue reading

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance Review – A frustrating game that could have been great

This is not a ‘fair’ review of Kingdom Come: Deliverance (KC:D) because I only got to quest 10 out of 28 in the main chain, and did just a few side quests. Feel free to dismiss because things get better … Continue reading

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Kenshi review – Quickly becoming one of my favorite games of all time

Kenshi had been on my Steam wishlist for, literally, years. It was initially placed there because of the promise of a sandbox RPG, at a time when just those two terms got you on my wishlist. I never pulled the … Continue reading

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Dawn of Man review

Dawn of Man is a city builder game themed around the earliest days of man. You start with a small group capable of little more than picking up sticks and rocks, fighting off wild animals, and progress until the discovery … Continue reading

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This War of Mine gets free “Final Cut” update

I glowingly reviewed This War of Mine back at the start of 2016. To date its still one of the more unique and powerful games I have ever played. The game received a free update recently, which is a testament … Continue reading

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