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The Elder Gamer

Gaming Reviews from an Elder PC Gamer. I've got no time for poor quality games!


Dropping in a NVME SSD upgrade!

6 Dec 2020 4 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Black Friday isn't really that big a deal in Europe at the moment. Although there are the usual online shops and retailers having sales, the local shops don't really do that much with it. They have Black Friday sales, but they are really a bit...

Gears Tactics: PC Game Review

5 Dec 2020 7 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Gears Tactics is a spin-off game from the Gears franchise developed by Splash Damage. I've never played a Gears of War game in my life before this, so I had no real idea what to expect. I just knew that that they were third person shooters se...

Long Live the Queen: PC Game Review

29 Nov 2020 5 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Long Live the Queen is a Visual Novel with light RPG elements released by Hanako Games in 2012. It is a more of a reading sort of game rather than the adrenaline based shooters.. and as such, it is a perfect diversion for times when you want...

Thoughts about the newest Humble Drop and Historical Listing (up to November 2020)

28 Nov 2020 9 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Fresh off the Humble Subscription is a new batch of 12 (well, 13 games!). It's a pretty good month for me as I don't already own any of the games already... I've been pretty good about keeping clear of the current Black Friday sales, so I'm no...

RogueTech: Bengy's Blobs (AAR #3)

26 Nov 2020 7 minute read 0 comments bengy

    The last few years of game time have been a pretty profitable time for Bengy's Blobs. With a full drop quota of 8 Mechs and 2 vehicles, our little mercenary company has been parked on a middling difficulty (1 and half stars) planet near the Ku...

The end of High King Donn: Crusader Kings AAR #5

24 Nov 2020 6 minute read 2 comments bengy

The Fifth of the After Action Reports (AAR) following my direction of the Irish Empire, tracing the dynasty of the Briain dynasty through the Middle Ages. The previous AARs can be found here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.     As remembered in t...

Helping a friend to buy a Gaming rig

22 Nov 2020 3 minute read 7 comments bengy

    Unsplash   One of the "benefits" of being the nerd in the family/friend circle is that you are often asked for tech buying advice... which lets you gush about all things tech and computer nerdy... whilst the question quickly glazes over and sile...

XMG Fusion 15 (MAG-15): Laptop Review

20 Nov 2020 9 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Gaming laptops have come a long way in the last five or so years. Huge gains in GPU/CPU efficiency and power have made it possible to transform the formerly chunky and heavy gaming form-factor into a sleek and comparatively thin package. As ga...

HIVE GAMING Are the batteries still working?

18 Nov 2020 2 minute read 0 comments bengy

    I've never been a huge fan of consoles for gaming, being more happy with the PC as my gaming system of choice. Partly it has been that the depth and quality of games has been much better on PC than the gimped hardware of the consoles... and the...

RogueTech: Bengy's Blobs (AAR #2)

15 Nov 2020 10 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Bengy's Blobs are starting to drag themselves off the gutter of the Inner Sphere mercenary review in RogueTech. The previous AAR detailed the initial formation of the mercenary band and can be found here. Bengy's Blobs now field a decently sized...