Game Club: Bernband, Part 2

Welcome to Game Club, where once a month I discuss a game with the esteemed Joanna Tova Price. This week, we’re talking about Bernband by Tom van den Boogaart. This is the fourth letter in a four-letter series. You can find Part One here, Part Two here, and Part Three here. Hey Joanna, I understand…

Game Club: Quadrilateral Cowboy

Welcome to Game Club, where once a month I discuss a game with the esteemed Joanna Tova Price. This week, we’re talking about Quadrilateral Cowboy by Brendon Chung (AKA Blendo Games). This is the second letter in a three-letter series. You can find Part One here, and Part Three here. All posts contains spoilers for…

Game Club: 1979 Revolution: Black Friday

Author’s Note: This is the first letter in a four-letter series discussing 1979 Revolution: Black Friday. You can find Part Two here, Part Three here, and Part Four here. All posts contains spoilers. Dear Joanna, We’ve got a lot to talk about this month. For the sake of not burying the lead, I’ll say that…

Game Club: Richard & Alice

Author’s Note: This is the second letter in a four-letter series discussing Richard & Alice. You can find Part One here, Part Three here, and Part Four here. All posts contains spoilers for the entire game. Hey Joanna, Thanks for starting the letters off! I’m excited to see where this game club will take us….

Games Played in One Sentence, 2015 Ed.

Once again, here’s a sentence about every game I played in the year 2015 (not counting games finished up from last year, described in last year’s list). 80 Days* Eloquently capturing the trials and tribulations of travel in a pre-globalized world, 80 Days‘ classy literary ambitions don’t stop it from being a page turner. 9…

Video Games in One Sentence, 2014 Ed.

  Continuing a tradition from the last two years, I’m devoting a sentence to every game I began playing in 2014. Consider this a small apology for not writing substantive entries on any of them save Mass Effect 3. More in 2015 (I promise). Also, if you haven’t already, please consider buying my book (and…

Among other notable features, Mass Effect 3 contains the worse dream sequences in video game history.

The End of Mass Effect

This is the fourth and final part of Critical Mass Effect, a close look at the Mass Effect series. Previous entries are: Part 0: Mass Effect’s Astoundingly Inept Sidequests Part 1: What Mass Effect Gets Wrong Part 2: What Mass Effect Got Right Part 3:The Evolution of Mass Effect This final entry looks at Mass…