One of my favourite ways to play The Sims is to create a character with no job and no fixed address to see if I can get by napping on park benches (or wherever I can lay my Sim’s head down for a bit), cadging food from public venues (someone is always grilling at theContinue reading “My Sim is Making More Money Than Me”
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The Good Ending
Recently, I replayed Metro: 2033 with little doubt I’d get the good ending. I knew all about the hidden morality system and had confidence that I’d be able to work it to my advantage. I got the bad ending. Since, I’ve been wondering why—and what my ending says about me. In the case of 2033, I didn’t accrueContinue reading “The Good Ending”
What the Actual @#%&?
Part three of my series on (relatively) recent gaming disappointments. Part one covered Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Part two covered Outer Worlds. There’s a board game I love that no one else in the family ever wants to play. It’s called Iron Dragon, and whenever I suggest a round, everyone groans. Part of it isContinue reading “What the Actual @#%&?”
Where’s the Rest of It?
Part two of my series on (relatively) recent gaming disappointments. Part one covered Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The title of this blog post gives away my biggest disappointment regarding the otherwise fantastically entertaining game, Outer Worlds. But before I get into the ugly, let’s talk about the good and not-so-good. (No real spoilers followContinue reading “Where’s the Rest of It?”
It’s Not You, It’s Me. Or Is It?
Late last year, I bowled through three of my most anticipated games in a matter of weeks, emerging on the other side somewhat disappointed and quite disillusioned. The critics loved these games. They were winning awards. But they weren’t winners for me. The question was, why? We’ll start with the biggest meh of all—Star WarsContinue reading “It’s Not You, It’s Me. Or Is It?”