Monthly Archives: October 2011

Roguelike Highlights: Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup

EDIT: If you are reading this from the FUTURE, please note that Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup was on version 0.9 at the time of writing, and the game has changed significantly since. Older versions are all archived here, however, if … Continue reading

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Roguelike Highlights: Brogue

[Be sure to read my introduction to roguelikes, and check out my first roguelike highlight here. Also, you can click the images for larger versions.] Brogue is a more traditional roguelike than Dungeons of Dredmor, but it’s still pretty easy … Continue reading

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Roguelike Highlights: Dungeons of Dredmor

[Be sure to check out my introduction to Roguelikes if you haven’t read it yet! Also, click on images for larger versions.] Dungeons of Dredmor has one serious drawback compared to many other roguelikes: it is not free. But for … Continue reading

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Roguelike Highlights: Introduction

Roguelikes constitute an interesting sub-genre. Known for extremely minimal graphics but extremely complex gameplay, they are games which ones plays forever, essentially, returning again and again over the course of one’s lifetime. Most players will never win, but the big … Continue reading

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Alternate History: Shogo: Mobile Armor Division [Guest Post]

There is too much gaming history to be covered by one man. Fortunately, jefequeso offered to help by contributing this guest piece on Shogo: Mobile Armor Division, the 1998 first-person shooter by Monolith. Read on for his thoughts on the … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on Deus Ex: Human Revolution

I have finally finished Deus Ex: Human Revolution. When I recommended that you play it, I estimated I was only about halfway through, but it turned out it was more like one third of the way through. A long game, … Continue reading

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History Lessons: System Shock

In 2007, 2K Boston (now known as Irrational Games) released Bioshock, which proved to be a big hit. I wanted to play it but I didn’t have a good enough PC at the time. But as I read more about … Continue reading

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