Posts tagged with ‘video games’

  • Fetch Quest

    27 March, 2012

    Dan muses on the nature of the "fetch quest" in video game RPGs, and how we as a culture...

  • Video Games I Have Been Playing – Part Two

    20 December, 2011

    Following up on his previous video games post, Dan finishes reviewing a handful of the games he's been playing...

  • Video Games I Have Been Playing – Part One

    15 December, 2011

    Having finally found some free time in his life, Dan plays Skrim (completing it in about 85 hours) and...

  • The Play

    25 October, 2011

    Dan posts a short review and recommendation of "The Play", a piece of hypertext interactive fiction entered into IFComp...

  • On This Day In 2004

    31 December, 2010

    Dan looks back to six years ago, when he and Paul argued about the usability of the Steam digital...

  • Vespers

    25 February, 2006

    Some time ago, I recommended Photopia as a great text-based adventure for both beginners and veterans: with a great,...

  • Photopia, Again

    26 February, 2005

    I wrote the other day about Photopia, one of the most brilliant and unusual pieces of interactive fiction I’ve...

  • Photopia

    21 February, 2005

    Ever played a text-based adventure (interactive fiction) before? If so, this is a must-see. If not, now’s the time...

  • Out Of Place

    18 December, 2003

    [this post was lost during a server failure on Sunday 11th July 2004; it was recovered on 21st March...

  • Friday Morning

    11 July, 2003

    Wow. Seen the Quake IV Leaked Screenshots . Due for release on the last day of the year, based...

  • Carribean Night

    9 July, 2003

    It’s not often you plan an entire evening around one ingredient… which turns out not to have anything to...

  • Thoughts Of Tuesday

    8 July, 2003

    Cycling home last night I realised once again quite what a happy bunny I am. I enjoy my job,...

  • Monday Morning

    7 July, 2003

    Another new week. I’m surprisingly jolly about it. Spent the morning so far discussing corporate image with my boss....

  • Back From Lancashire, Continued

    30 June, 2003

    Spent the last four days in Lancashire and elsewhere in the North of England, visiting my folks (among other...

  • Back From Lancashire, Continued

    30 June, 2003

    Spent the last four days in Lancashire and elsewhere in the North of England, visiting my folks (among other...

  • Scanning And Zelda

    19 June, 2003

    Talked with ICQ-friend Summer for the first time in over six months this afternoon, which was great, because I’ve...

  • Norfolk

    18 June, 2003

    Claire’s gone to Norfolk to help her dad move house, among other things. She’s back on Sunday. Played a...

  • Half-Life 2

    14 June, 2003

    Pre-ordered Half-Life 2 from Amazon for £25 this evening. Sweet.

  • A Violent Evening In

    12 June, 2003

    Spent yesterday evening drinking and playing Cel Damage with Bryn, Kit and Claire. Cel Damage is a stupidly fun...

  • FEAR

    16 September, 2001

    The site hasn’t been updated in a long time so it seems like a good idea to bring something...

  • Project AngelPlanet Publicly Announced

    20 May, 2001

    The boys behind AvAngel.com have got something new up their sleeves… it’ll be coming soon, and you can expect...