Owl Watch and Giving Time to Small Games in a Big Market

According to a Polygon article, 7,672 games were released on Steam in 2017.  As gamers, having this much choice in the games we play is a dream come true.  Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for the developers, who may put their heart and soul into years of development, only for no one to ultimately even glance at … Continue reading Owl Watch and Giving Time to Small Games in a Big Market

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List of Shame: Games I Need to Play

I recently spent several days taking an inventory of every game I have access to across every system I own.  It turns out, I have almost two thousand games, and I've played...about two hundred of them.  Obviously, that means I have some work to do.  While I was creating my inventory, there were a few … Continue reading List of Shame: Games I Need to Play

Humble Monthly Retrospective 2016-2017: Worth it?

I have been a subscriber to the Humble Monthly bundles since November 2016, and I recently wondered how I was actually doing on game completion.  In order to answer this question, I'm going to take the bundles from November 2016 through December 2017 (I plan on doing a separate article at the end of 2018 for this … Continue reading Humble Monthly Retrospective 2016-2017: Worth it?

Ranking the Gentlemen (and Ladies) of Max Gentlemen Sexy Business!

Okay, I have played through Max Gentlemen Sexy Business! three times and experienced every character's speed date.  With that in mind, I am now going to do my first impression rankings of all twelve characters, as well as explain a bit about why I ranked them accordingly.  Before we begin, however, if a Victorian dating simulator sounds … Continue reading Ranking the Gentlemen (and Ladies) of Max Gentlemen Sexy Business!

The Kickstarter Experience Part 1: The Start of an Experiment

Image Source:  Wikipedia  Hey, everyone!  I recently wrote a post regarding HIVESWAP, and as part of my investigation into the game, I discovered that its development can be traced all the way back to a crowd-funded Kickstarter project.  This got me curious about the service, specifically in regards to how many projects on Kickstarter actually get funded, and from there, … Continue reading The Kickstarter Experience Part 1: The Start of an Experiment

HIVESWAP: When Personal Preference and Facts are at Odds

Well, this is a tough post to write, but I want to address a problem that I'm increasingly having when I discuss games.  I recently played a game called HIVESWAP, a point-and-click adventure set in the Homestuck universe.  Originally, playing this game was part of a larger effort on my part to go through all of my past Humble … Continue reading HIVESWAP: When Personal Preference and Facts are at Odds