I’ve spent a fair chunk of the year so far playing games so haven’t really written much more substantial than those posts over at JoyStuckInThePast. Appropriate for here though is a game I just backed on Kickstarter. Scoville An Euro game about farming chilli peppers which takes into account colour blindness. Couldn’t not back that […]
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I loved the film Let the Right One In when it was released. I enjoyed the book and was even impressed by the Hollywood adaptation for being closed in parts to the book than the original version. I was pretty excited to see it coming to Dundee in the form of an adaptation for theatre. […]
If you’ve ever wanted to see a hammy over-acted rendition of Hero Quest then now your dreams* have come true Questing * to be fair, if you wanted to see this there are probably lot’s of other dreams you have which are unfulfilled.
The Baldurs Gate site has recently dissapeared to be replaced by a placeholder and countdown clock. This is due to hit it’s target at 7pm tonight. Excitement doesn’t cover it. Hopefully it is Baldurs Gate 3 and not some crappy beat em up skinned as it or something. A few of us are working our […]
For the past few months I have been following the development of the Legends of Grimrock which is now in the Release Candidate stage. Some experienced developers have been working hard for the past few months on this retro style Dungeon Crawler. To say I am excited about this is an understatement! Perfectly times as […]
Quite silly video about Hero Quest. Awesome.
For the second time in a week I can’t log in to Games For Windows Live. I can log into the Live mail account associated with it and am online doing other things. What am I trying to do? Play Dawn of War 2 Campaign. That, is a single player game which requires two online […]
Games Workshop, in their infinite wisdom have re-released Space Hulk. It’s ordered and now I can’t wait for September. It was suggested this was to renew the copyright by releasing it again. In that case, I can’t wait for Hero Quest and Warhammer Quest which would be re-released in the next couple of years.
Spent lunchtime today looking at the rumours of the re-release of Space Hulk Rumoured Space Hulk contents this is obviously exciting as if it is successful it means Games Workshop might look into re-releasing Hero Quest/Advanced Hero Quest/Warhammer Quest. Speaking of Hero Quest, found a new free gaming magazine with a short article about it […]
Just found out that my Uncles brother-in-law Ben died today. He had been ill for a few years and was one of the friendliest guys you could ever meet. He taught me to play Chess when I was 5 holidaying in Aviemore. It was something which really set the seeds for my interest in games, […]