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Quick Review: Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

This art style doesn’t get old and works well for such games that don’t take themselves too seriously, but the animations are too slow and George should be able to run, to speed things up a little. However, the audio quality is poor in a few places, some lines seem recorded at different times or […]

Review: The Stuff Fairy Tales Are Made Of

I’m quite sure that this is the first time I play a game made in RPG Maker VX Ace, and in fact I think that I never played any made in any version other than 2000 before, which is also the one that I used when I tried to make a game, way back. I […]

Quick Review: Jazz Jackrabbit 2 – The Christmas Chronicles

This is supposed to be a rerelease of Holiday Hare 98, the notable difference in single player being that Lori is added as a playable character, but if I ever played a Jazz Jackrabbit game it was probably only for a few minutes and almost certainly not one of these “specials”, so it’s my first […]

The Fifth GOG.com Community Giveaway Starts… In a Badly Ailing Community

I need another quick non-personal post and did mention the bad news about the end of the fourth incarnation of The GOG.com Community Giveaway, so I might as well also mention the good news about the start of the fifth incarnation, now called The GOGmmunity Monthly Giveaway. The new manager isn’t Doc0075, as he backed […]

The End of the Fourth GOG.com Community Giveaway… And the GOG.com Community…

It’s entirely understandable to no longer want to put all this effort into maintaining something intended to bring together and reward active members of a community that those in charge of the site it’s built around, or even of its parent corporation, seem set on destroying, on the forums that those same people seem set […]