Game Review: Arcade Spirits

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Your choices are "inchorent screaming", "coherent screaming", or "await death".

I’m playing through the itch.io Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality. You can follow along with all my game reviews. I’ve never played a dating simulator before. I’d heard of them, and their weird parodies like Hatoful Boyfriend, but this is my first time playing one. And, I’m delighted to say, Arcade Spirits is delightful.…

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Game Review: Minit (and how to get it working on Ubuntu Linux)

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Simple black and white graphics.

I’m playing through the itch.io Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality. You can follow along with all my game reviews. I like puzzle games, and Minit has a unique twist. You only have 60 seconds to complete each action. But, before we get onto the review, here’s how to get it running on Linux. Linux…

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Game Review: EXTREME MEATPUNKS FOREVER

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A cartoon person stands in front of ASCII art shelves in a supermrket.

I’m playing through the itch.io Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality. You can follow along with all my game reviews. The thing about EXTREME MEATPUNKS FOREVER is that it is EXTREME. And it is so EXTREME that it feels a little like a tweenager shouting about how bad-ass they are. The story aesthetic is gorgeous.…

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Game Review: A Mortician’s Tale

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A cartoon dead body.

I’m playing through the itch.io Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality. You can follow along with all my game reviews. How many people have you killed in a video game? Thousands? At least. But how many funerals have you performed in game? Hardly any. It’s hard to describe A Mortician’s Tale as a game. It…

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Game Review: Night in the Woods

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A cat in a store.

I’m playing through the itch.io Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality. You can follow along with all my game reviews. Night in the Woods is a cute looking indie game, with one fatal flaw. ​Nothing happens in it. I gave the game an hour or so, and all I did was walk left and right…

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Review: Ring Fit Adventure

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Screen showing how much exercise I've done.

Food is delicious and exercise is boring. This is a problem. I’m not going to cut back on delicious treats, and I don’t want to get out of breath climbing stairs – so I need to get a bit fitter. I’m a grumpy old sod, so these are all the things I dislike about this…

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