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The Elder Gamer

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


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...

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

1 Jun 2021 12 minute read 0 comments bengy

  A little bit late with this month's Humble Subscription breakdown. I have to say that at first glance, there wasn't that much that grabbed my eye immediately... however, on second viewing there are a couple of really interesting ones in there th...

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...

Control (PC Game Review)

5 May 2021 8 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Control is a third person shooter released pretty recently in 2019 by Remedy Entertainment and published by 505 Games. It has had a pretty good series of reviews from both press and players, but in keeping with my don't buy anything at launch,...

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

29 Apr 2021 12 minute read 0 comments bengy

  Phew... another month, another set of games from the Humble Bundle Subscription! There is absolutely no way that I'm keeping up with the deluge of games from this subscription, but I have a Classic subscriber bundle, so it doesn't cost me much a...