25 Feb

Champions Online

Filed under: PC Games 3 Responses

My version of Area, blatantly copied from the current Marvel Comics character. He’s the Greek God of War who uses guns and rocket launchers. When Champions Online was first announced, I thought I’d make it the only MMO I’d play since World of Warcraft. However, its reviews all round were pretty terrible when it finally […]

23 Feb

The BoardGameGeek Game

Filed under: Boardgames 3 Responses

The board is totally unrealistic. Which street in the world has six boardgame stores all next to each other? I meant to post some brief thoughts on this before I left for the Chinese New Year holidays, but ended up being too busy. I didn’t have access to a PC at all while I was […]

11 Feb

Space Hulk

Filed under: Boardgames 4 Responses

A lone Terminator Space Marine facing down a couple of Genestealers. I actually first played Space Hulk over ten years ago while studying in Tours, France. Looking over the information on BGG, it must have been the second edition of the game. I was a regular at the Temple du Jeu branch in 1996 and […]

4 Feb

The X-COM Series

Filed under: PC Games 3 Responses

Stepping out of the transport is usually one of the most dangerous moments in the game for your soldiers. Steam had the entire X-COM collection on sale for a measly US$2 over the weekend and I bought it despite knowing that I most likely will not make a serious effort at actually playing any of […]

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