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Egg for an Egg: "Crispy on the inside"

I love the idea that an Easter egg in a game can be completely non-sensical. It doesn’t have to fit into the story, or make sense in the context it takes place in; it’s a neat inside joke the developer allows the player to ...

 
 
 
 

The Moon Sliver Review

I stumbled across the creator of The Moon Sliver – David Szymanski – on the GOG.com forums. He was terrified that his game had been Greenlighted on Steam, and was quite nervous about its reception from the general public. I...

 
 
 

A Follow-up and Inquisition Impressions

It wasn’t too long ago I wrote, in haste and in brevity, about my unfortunate dealings with a terrible, awful person on Steam. After publishing that, I was contacted by a dear friend who told me not to worry and check my mail in...

 
 
 

A Pit In My Tummy

I was scammed today on Steam. I know, I KNOW. Before you throw me to the "should've been more careful" crowd, my mind has been adversely affected by health issues, and sometimes (not always, thankfully) it creates a problem wherein my ...

 
 
 

Giving Thanks: Endings

I read a quote long ago that said something along the lines of this: bad endings are more memorable than good ones. I’ve always cherished that quote, because it gives me hope as a gamer, movie lover, and avid reader that I don&r...

 
 
 

A Bird Story review

  The player starts the game as Haley Joel Osment, tragically killed while still relevant and young. He’s surrounded by shadows – quite obviously the living – and this time he’s the dead one. People seem t...

 
 

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Writing has become my favorite way of exercising creativity. When Iím not doing so, Iím a husband, father, student, and friend. Letís get to know each other.