31 Dec

Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood

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Here we have the most archetypal of Western scenes: the quickdraw showdown faithfully included as part of the game. Well, after finishing with Six Gun Saga, I felt like playing more Western-themed games, and Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood is it. I believe that this is the first time I’ve played a Western-themed shooter […]

29 Dec

First Train to Nuremberg

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Laying train tracks across the English countryside. Notice Hiew’s blue cutting off my black line. Since we only played the England side of the board, I guess maybe this should still be called Last Train to Wensleydale. Fun fact: I was confused while looking up this game. After all, why is it Last Train to […]

26 Dec

Ants

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A typical Ants game set on a maze map. Notice how combat AI tends to make the swarms bunch up into solid lines against the enemy. This is the post where I talk about my Ants bot and its development process. It finished in 71st place in the AI Challenge 2011. You can read about […]

22 Dec

Six Gun Saga

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Three bosses vie for dominance of the Wild West in this game, with the victory points from four available story cards up for grabs. Six Gun Saga is the latest game out by QT3 member Vic Davis. Like his previous games, this is a strategy game on the PC that uses design elements and metaphors […]

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