The Elder Gamer
The Elder Gamer

The Elder Gamer

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

OMG OMG I made it to Champion 1!!!!!!!

31 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments bengy

  For this season on Splinterlands, I have found myself pretty close to the border of the Champion 1 Tier due to some lucky streaks which give you double points towards the rankings. Normally, I will finish relatively comfortably in the Champion 2...

Splinterlands Feature: The Javelin Thrower

26 May 2020 4 minute read 0 comments bengy

  The Javelin Thrower from the Earth Splinter is one of my favourite cards to play in the Green Team. Quite often, I will be placing her in the last position to take advantage of her Dodge ability if I have the 5 mana that is required to play her....

MUST.... NOT.... PLAY.... Splinterlands!

15 May 2020 2 minute read 1 comment bengy

Wow... this is going to be a rough day! Let me get it out of the way, I LOVE Splinterlands. I have to say that it is the best current implementation of blockchain NFTs into a simple yet addictive card battler that is perfect for short games on mobile...

Unravel 2: Nintendo Switch Review

3 Apr 2020 3 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Now that my older girl is starting to reach an age where we can try and play some co-op games together, I'm constantly on the lookout for two player co-game puzzle or platformer games. I would really love it if she would go zombie hunting with me...

Quality games for kids (Monument Valley 1 and 2)

26 Feb 2020 2 minute read 1 comment bengy

I see so many parents give their kids games that really have no purpose other than to kill time and that are just horrifically bad pieces of gaming. In some cases you may as well inject your kid with a double dose of sugar and attention deficit.... I...

The Gardens Between (PC Game Review): A Beautiful Game for Kids

11 Feb 2020 4 minute read 2 comments bengy

  As an avid gamer with some several decades of quality (mostly...) gaming experience under my belt, I'm well aware that many "games" that are being released to the market that are aimed for kids are at best badly designed, badly narrated and prob...

Splinterlands vs Magic the Gathering: Arena (The Card Battler Showdown)

26 Jan 2020 8 minute read 6 comments bengy

Unsplash Since I was little, I've been a pretty hardcore gamer. I prize depth and narrative above all things, and so I'm often quite attracted to tactical/strategic simulations and in depth 80-hour long RPGs.... needless to say, this means that the...