Meg had a great time with The Silent Age. Episode 2 looks to be just as good.
Meg takes a look at Robots Need Love Too, an iOs puzzle game about two lovestruck robots from Elephant Mouse.
Meg is sponsoring a contest where gamers are asked to write about their reflections on gaming, travel and place. Besides a cash prize, winners will have their essays included in her new book.
This week Meg looks into Seth Alter’s No Pineapple Left Behind, a single-player PC game based around education reform. Come check out this tasty morsel!
Meg gets a little lost in Cookie Clicker. Is the game just another crazy casual time sink, or a genius parody of casual game mechanics?
Meg checks out Super Chop Games’ new iOs release Ephemerid, a musical game that fortunately involves very little tapping in time with the background music.
Meg checks out Rollers of The Realm at this year’s SXSW, a hybrid pinball RPG. Yes, we said a pinball-based RPG. While it may sound kind of odd, Meg found it to be quite charming, and it was a finalist for the SXSW Gamer’s Voice award. Ready to roll with it?
This week Meg takes a look at the game Free Free Free Free Free To Play, which makes fun of the whole free2play genre in some ingenious ways, while raking in a little f2p coin itself. So is this a genius parody or just another cash in on gamers.
New Casual Game The Hunger Games Adventures Is More Appointment-Based Panem-Ville Than Adventure Story The Hunger Games novels suggest so many good games — a minigame hunting prey with Katniss’ arrows (a popular choice for the middle-school girls in my game design classes), a crafting and survival game like Lost In Blue set in the forest outside District 12, a combat game in the Arena, or even a social RPG, like Whitewolf’s Vampire: The Masquerade, set in the Capital — that I had high hopes for The Hunger Games Adventures. Even when I realized this game had some appointment-style mechanics, … Continue reading Panem-Ville: Hunger Games
This week Meg is enthralled with a game called The Silent Age from a little studio called House on Fire. Come see why this throwback hit might just be a masterpiece.