Category: Gaming

So this is about LARP, but also about systems and process. Bare with me, it might get a bit long. I had pretty much no interest in Odyssey when it started. My first introduction to it was when a group…

‘Tis the season to be jump-scared, fa-lalalala, lala la la. One of the possible ways to review this game is a content warning list, thus: Content warning for jump-scares, player-gaslighting, violence to children, dolls (dismembered), discussion of obsolete (and violent)…

The beginner’s guide is a game in the style of the author’s previous game (for which he was part of a team), The Stanley Parable. It’s similar in that the mechanics are you walk though and experience it more than…

That I now have to make a decision on whether weeks begin on Sunday or Monday for this is probably a bad sign. It’s Monday, anyway. Work My current contract is coming to an end, and with the company on…

Last couple of weeks have been a little hectic, and the next couple seem to continue this trend. So: Work Shifted to a new primary project at work for the first time in quite a while. Enjoying new challenges, and…

I approach character generation with the tools of an A-Level drama student, the blueprints of a Narrativist, and the min-maxing skills of the average pot of superglue. Generally, we start with a few anchor points. In today’s case, the starting…

…and then it was July. Weekly updates! Woo! Er… The sun has got his hat on, this week. Last year, I bought a freestanding aircon unit thing. Not a proper one, with a hose, but the kind you can put…

AFK

Missed a Tuesday, then a Wednesday. I’m great at this… Last week at work was preparation for our first real outing for Skute, where we’re running a music thing at Streetfest. Getting all the content-related ducks in a line has…

On the┬áMarch 14, 2012, Double Fine successfully raised $3,336,372 on Kickstarter to do something I’ve always wanted Double Fine to do: Make an old-style Lucasarts Adventure game, but with all the shiny graphics and stuff that modern development can provide.…