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Dracula Moonlight Sonata

25 Jun 2021 2 minute read 1 comment The Archivist

(Library: Book Review) How fitting for the Strawberry Moon to take a new look at Dracula. Was it a good business deal for Jonathan Harker in the end? Shedding aside the warnings about vampires, he kept his word and visited the Count Dracula. Pros Pr...

Frankenstein Modern Prometheus

23 Jun 2021 3 minute read 3 comments The Archivist

(Book Review) The myth of the beast, of the creator's creature turning against him is exemplified in this brilliant novel by Mary Shelley. In this short review, I want to look at the main themes behind Frankenstein and the parallels we can draw to to...

Cat Lady (Mobile Game Review)

21 Jun 2021 4 minute read 0 comments bengy

  An unusual review today for me, this time it is a game that is on the Android platform instead of my preferred gaming PC platform. Well, there is a reason for that... I'm looking for decent travel games for my kids to play over the summer holid...

Wildermyth: First Impressions (PC Game)

17 Jun 2021 6 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Thanks in part to the ever awesome Humble Bundle subscription that I have, I am definitely not short on games to play on the PC... in fact, I would say that I have the opposite problem, I have an embarrassingly long list of un-played and uncomp...

Age of Rust (Blockchain PC Game Impressions)

8 Jun 2021 6 minute read 2 comments bengy

  Yesterday, I saw an announcement from the Enjin project (an old NFT gaming project) that they had managed to land their playtest of Age of Rust on the Steam storefront. Now, getting a blockchain based game into the widely used Steam store is a pre...

Orwell (PC Game Review)

7 Jun 2021 4 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Orwell was released in 2016 by developers Osmotic and it is an interesting experiment in storytelling in game design. It is best described as a visual novel type of game, where you are uncovering the story as you piece together clues and events...

PC Building Simulator: IT Expansion BETA (Impressions)

29 May 2021 5 minute read 0 comments bengy

  I only just put out a review of the oddly satisfying PC Building Simulator in which I wrote that I did enjoy the experience in general, but was a bit disappointed by the lack of an overarching story or purpose to fixing and upgrading computers....

PC Building Simulator (PC Game Review)

27 May 2021 4 minute read 0 comments bengy

  PC Building Simulator was one of these games that had caught my interest as an interesting concept, but not something that I would drop money on to try it out. Luckily, for me, it dropped in a recent Humble Bundle... and so, I would get to try out...

Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms: PC Game Review

20 May 2021 5 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms (ICFR) is Dungeons and Dragons themed game set in the much revered Forgotten Realms world setting. I loved (and still love) these books, and now that I'm writing about it... I remember that I have some dig...

Dead in Vinland (PC Game Review)

13 May 2021 8 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Dead in Vinland was released on PC in 2018 by Ishtar Games (published by Dear Villagers) and it is a follow up to the game Dead in Bermuda which had very similar gameplay mechanics with a very different setting. Dead in Vinland is a turn based...