Posts tagged with ‘game’

  • Twee2 – Interactive Fiction Authoring for Geeks

    22 October, 2015

    To the complete lack of surprise of anybody who knows him, Dan found a single tiny flaw in a...

  • Post-It Minesweeper

    15 September, 2015

    Dan implements a computer program to help him make a Post-It-based version of a computer program. Then sticks it...

  • A hanged man being quartered by his executioner.

    The Hardest Hangman

    15 December, 2013

    What's the hardest possible word to guess in Hangman? Many have wondered, but Dan felt the need to find...

  • Cougar Town characters playing Penny Can.

    Movie Title Mash-Ups

    21 June, 2013

    Dan and Ruth spend the greatest part of an evening playing "Movie Title Mash-Up", the second-silliest social game to...

  • Counterfeit Monkey

    Counterfeit Monkey

    22 January, 2013

    Earlier this year, Dan played Emily Short's latest interactive fiction game, Counterfeit Monkey, and decided that it was among...

  • 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 Board Games Are Breeding

    1 May, 2011

    While taking a break from coding to pack boxes in anticipation of the Earthlings' upcoming house move, Dan realises...

  • Ruth & JTA’s Stag/Hen Party Weekend, Part I

    1 November, 2010

    With their wedding just around the corner, Ruth and JTA had a combined stag/hen party weekend, a couple of...

  • Civilization V Release Day

    21 September, 2010

    For those of you in the USA, at least, today is the release day for the much-anticipated Sid Meier’s...

  • Troma Night Adventure

    15 September, 2010

    Because I promised you some Aber-nostalgia. Do you remember the RockMonkey Wiki? Many years ago, Ruth bought the domain...

  • BiCon: The Game

    26 August, 2010

    I shan’t be at BiCon this year, but I thought I’d share with you all something that tickled me...

  • Jimmy, Start Your Engine

    25 February, 2009

    Here’s a photo I took this afternoon especially for Jimmy: It’s a pity he won’t be around this weekend...

  • What I’ve Been Up To This Weekend

    27 March, 2008

    This post should have appeared on Monday 24th March 2008, but owing to technical difficulties didn’t make it online...

  • Gotta Play One More Level

    22 February, 2008

    Here’s an action/puzzle game for you: Spin The Black Circle. I’ve played a little and gotten up to the...