Category Archives: Games

Gone Home

In the Summer of 2015, I picked  up Gone Home, a game that was getting a lot of good reviews.  It still retails for $15, so my $2.40 purchase was a steal. (Thanks Steam!)   Today, Covid-19 has caused governments and … Continue reading

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Quake II: Extremities

I’ve been discussing the idea of “comfort gaming” and took a trip back in time to some classics from the 90’s which invariably means I’d want to look at my favorite FPS game, Quake II.  What happened nearly a year … Continue reading

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Quake II

Last week I took a dive into Black Mesa and mentioned that right now, a bit of comfort gaming could go a long way.  Well I am often reminded of Quake II whenever I hear the Coldplay song Viva la … Continue reading

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Black Mesa

In 1998, the world of video games took a sudden shift into high-gear when a 27 year old research associate and MIT graduate entered the Anomalous Materials lab in the Black Mesa test facility.  Having taken an interminable train ride, … Continue reading

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Detroit: Become Human (Kara)

For a recap on why this is a 3-part review, please see my post of two weeks ago, here. The last character we will play, introduced in the third chapter, is Kara.  We meet her when Todd, her soon-to-be owner, … Continue reading

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Detroit: Become Human (Marcus)

Last week I began an in-depth look at a fantastic game by Quantic Dream called Detroit Become Human.  If you want to know more about why this is a three-part series, pop back in time and read about it here.  … Continue reading

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Detroit: Become Human (Connor)

2020 has been a horrible year on many counts, not the least of which has been the video games that have been released.  The handful that I had been looking forward to have come and gone and it’s been a … Continue reading

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Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

Eldritch castles and elder signs, squatting squid-headed statues and hooded cultists, fishmen and shoggoths, the dreaded Necronomicon and talking cats… what do they all have in com…. wait a second… talking cats?  In my quest to play a few more Lovecraft … Continue reading

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Westmark Manor

Last week I mentioned that I found 2 games on Steam to help me sate my hunger for Eldritch horror.  While Old Gods Rising ended up being a bit more walking sim, Westmark Manor offers a far better Lovecraftian puzzler.  … Continue reading

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Old Gods Rising

I’ve been following HBO’s superb Lovecraft Country which has had the unsurprising side effect of putting me in the mood for Cthulhu-based games. Having just come off Magrunner: Dark Pulse, I guess that wasn’t enough and maybe I can keep … Continue reading

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