Category Archives: Games

Samorost 3

I’m an occasional player of computer games. I loathe the first person shooter genre; I much prefer the adventure or puzzle genre. Ten years ago, I recommended a little game called Samorost 2. And now after a long wait, Samorost … Continue reading

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The Talos Principle

I’m not an avid player of computer games. I really do not like the shoot-em-up type of game at all, and avoid them at all costs. However, I am partial to Adventure games, particularly if there’s a good story behind … Continue reading

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Maybe It’s Just Me…

…but I really don’t want to play Grand Theft Auto V, despite it getting rave reviews. Set mostly within the glitzily superficial city of Los Santos, a warped mirror of Los Angeles, GTA V is a sprawling tale of criminal … Continue reading

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The Swapper

That’s the title of a new game for Windows. It’s a series of puzzles woven around the story of an astronaut who comes into possession of a cloning device. It has beautiful visuals, literally hand-crafted from clay and everyday objects, … Continue reading

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Botanicula

The makers of Machinarium have come up with a new game: Botanicula. I have a fondness for Adventure Games, and I quite liked Machinarium, although all the point-and-clicking did get a bit tedious at times. With Botanicula, although it’s also … Continue reading

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Gameplay

After an earlier failed attempt a few years back to run the Steam environment on my PC, I tried again a couple of months ago. I was enticed into it by a free offer to experience Portal – a game … Continue reading

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The Dream Machine

I’ve always had a soft spot for Adventure games, ever since the original Myst. I much prefer this genre of game over the first-person shooter type, which, frankly, I find appalling. After Myst, and its various sequels, there were a … Continue reading

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