An old friend of mine reached out to me a while back for an evening of gaming. As a fan of games and evenings, I couldn’t resist indulging in a bit of sunless controller fondling. […]

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Visual novels are not the irredeemable pit of weeb and anime that many people (i.e., I) think they are. There are plenty of games that poke fun at the [...]

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If you watched E3 this year, there’s a good chance that you saw something that wasn’t real. Y’know, I thought that would be a lot more obvious before I wrote it down, but it’s now […]

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Well, uh, it’s Factorio. I’m glad we both agree because there is no argument you could make to disprove this objective fact. There is no better game, and if you disagree, you’re either choosing to […]

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There’s a good chance that you’ve already played A Way out and thought the ending didn’t connect. Maybe it’s because you thought Leo or Vincent could have just shot each other in the leg instead, […]

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Too many games these days are too simple, too elegant in their design to allow for liberating gameplay. We’re stuck in designs that ask very little [...]

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A friend of mine once remarked, “The reason music is in games is to sync up to the animations.” Simply put, I lost my shit. “You uncultured swine,” I silently thought to myself, “music is […]

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Let’s play a game. Open up the Wikipedia page for the Lynx constellation. You need to navigate to the page for the 1995 film Babe in as few clicks as possible without leaving the site. […]

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Humanity’s most powerful weapon against the machines will be our undying anger. There was never any hope for smart tactics or on-the-fly thinking when we can barely process what we’d like to eat. No, we […]

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It’s been a while since I’ve written one of these WWWTFs. Uni stole my time for the most part, but there were still plenty of hours in the day for me to write up a […]

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