Spoiler Free Arthur DiBianca's The Wand is about a wand, and that's pretty much it. Ostensibly there is a story about a wizard, challenge from said wizard, and cash prize, but really it's just about a wand. A magic wand, sure, but still, just a wand. Oh, and there's a dragon, too. At it's heart … Continue reading The Wand Review
Spoiler Free All Things Devours is, in essence, one single puzzle. A crunchy, well constructed puzzle. I mean, I had to create a spreadsheet to solve the puzzle. Or rather, I got to create a spread sheet. You play as a researcher who's had their lab commandeered by the military. Afraid of the repercussions of … Continue reading All Things Devours Review
All Things Devours is one heck of a puzzle. I've put together a spreadsheet to keep things straight.
Spoiler Free One of my favorite sub-genres is the accidental spy movie, films like The Man Who Knew Too Little, Gotcha!, Jumpin' Jack Flash, and the more recent The Spy Who Dumped Me. To my great delight, Emily Short's City of Secrets is an accidental spy IF. While on your way south to attend a … Continue reading City of Secrets Review
Spoiler Free Grunk must retrieve a lost pig for his employer, and in doing so helps a gnome deal with his past and his place in the world today. Grunk is one of the most charming PCs you are likely to come across, and the little gnome man, a fun NPC with a delightful story … Continue reading Lost Pig Review
Spoiler Free Adam Cadre's 9:05s most notable quality is its shortness. If it were much longer players may be unwilling to engage in what makes this work so fascinating, the fact that a replay of the game is thoroughly satisfying. When following the game through its logical progressions you reach an ending that re-contextualizes everything, … Continue reading 9:05 Review
Spoiler Free There is a reason Planetfall is considered a classic. The puzzles are intuitive, the slowly unfolding narrative is mesmerizing, and Floyd. The only thing that marred my enjoyment of the game is what I believe to be a bug with the version I played, but more on that later. Now admittedly, this is … Continue reading Planetfall Review