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The Elder Gamer

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


Cyberpunk 2077 (PC: First Impressions)

13 Dec 2021 7 minute read 2 comments bengy

  To say that Cyberpunk 2077 had a bit of a troubled launch would be understating things a little bit. There was so much hype around the new game from the highly respected developers of Witcher 3... expectations were sky high and if they managed t...

Splinterlands: Revisiting an Old Friend!

8 Dec 2021 5 minute read 0 comments bengy

  It has been quite some time since I've stopped playing Splinterlands, and it is quite nice to see that a HIVE native project has been making a nice splash! This sort of thing brings more eyes to the HIVE ecosystem, and even if people aren't goin...

Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse (PC Game Review)

7 Dec 2021 5 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse (henceforth known as just Stubbs... or maybe StZiRWaP) in one seriously old game, having being released in 2005 on PC and about two decades later in 2021 on the consoles when their hardware started to...

Thoughts about the newest Humble Drop and Historical Listing (up to November 2021)

1 Dec 2021 5 minute read 0 comments bengy

November 2021 Humble Choice   Oh boy... hot on the heels of the Steam Autumn sale comes the latest Humble Bundle drop for November 2021. As usual, I have the baked in Legacy subscription to Humble Bundle, and so not only do I get a low price, b...

My Steam Sale Haul!

28 Nov 2021 4 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Ahhhhhh... the endless temptation of Steam Sales. I really try every time to avoid it like crazy... I've got way too large a backlog of games and I'm starting to run out of room to house games that I've downloaded and not started. Plus, there is...

The Move Part 10: NOOOOO, Steam Deck Delay!

16 Nov 2021 3 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Unsplash   This is my little series on the big move back to Australia. Perhaps I will look back in the future and laugh... or cry!Part 1: Finding a Moving CompanyPast 2: A Slight Travel PanicPart 3: Comparing Crypto Tax Accounting platforms...

Stories: The Path of Destinies (PC Game Review)

10 Nov 2021 9 minute read 0 comments bengy

Stories: The Path of Destinies (PC Game Review)   Like any other nerdy gamer father, I am always on the lookout for high-quality games to introduce to my girls. As a hardcore gamer, I am often horrified much of what passes for gaming... like a...

Vagrus: The Riven Realms (PC Game Review)

1 Nov 2021 10 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Vagrus: The Riven Realms launched on the Steam store less than a month ago after just over a year in Early Access. A caravan management/RPG/trading simulator set in a crazily dark world that had echos of the old DnD Dark Suns universe, it was j...

Thoughts about the newest Humble Drop and Historical Listing (up to October 2021)

31 Oct 2021 6 minute read 0 comments bengy

October 2021 Humble Choice   Hmmm... it has been quite a long time since I've been disappointed by a Humble Bundle Choice drop. At least on first inspection, there isn't a name or title in there that really grabs me as something that I'll enjoy...

We Happy Few (PC Game Review)

22 Oct 2021 5 minute read 2 comments bengy

  We Happy Few is one of these games that caught my attention right from launch day... I had even followed quite a few of the pre-launch reveals and announcements. The art style and game setting just had me hooked... So, I was pretty happy when I...