Author Archives: J.L. Hilton

Try-It Tuesday: CHILD OF LIGHT

One of my Patreon patrons asked me to play CHILD OF LIGHT on Try-It Tuesday, so I downloaded the free demo for PS4 this week and dedicated the livestream to them (thanks, Counterserum!). I don’t know much about the storyline, since the demo … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: THE FORSAKEN BRIDE

Time for another Artifex Mundi adventure! This week, I wanted something with a love story, for Valentine’s Day, so I played GRIM LEGENDS: THE FORSAKEN BRIDE, a point-and-click puzzle-solving story about a sister who attends her twin sister’s wedding, only to have the bride kidnapped by … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: TERRARIA

My husband and kids played a lot of TERRARIA on PS3 about five or six years ago, but I guess I was too busy playing Skyrim, Fallout: New Vegas or maybe Dishonored back then, so I never got into it. I found … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: ROLLERS OF THE REALM

I bought ROLLERS OF THE REALM on sale for $2.99 because the artwork reminded me a little of fantasy artist James C. Christensen, and the idea of a “pinball role-playing game” intrigued me. “Persevere through the hands of tyranny; use … Continue reading

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Fallout 4 fanfiction: “MacCready Meets the Mayor”

This is part three of a series based on my first playthrough of Fallout 4. Each part may be read alone, in sequence, or out of order if you prefer. My Fallout 4 fanfiction series does not include the entire story of the Sole Survivor but is intended … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: LEGO Marvel’s Avengers

There are tons of scary, horror, creepy, supernatural and monster games to play for Halloween, but it’s not as easy to find games to play during Christmas. I tried Overcooked: The Festive Seasoning in December and figured, why not Lego? Legos are toys, toys are … Continue reading

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Illogicon schedule Jan 12-14, 2018

ILLOGICON is a community based convention dedicated to Science Fiction & Fantasy in TV, movies, animation, comics, visual arts, pod casts, and video games. This year, I’ll be a participant in the following panels: The Art and Music in Science Fiction – FRIDAY – … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: NIER:AUTOMATA

I played NIER:AUTOMATA for three reasons: 1) There’s a free demo for PS4 2) Viewers requested it 3) Jim Sterling included the game in his “Game of the Year Awards 2017” video The music and gameplay gave me a warm fuzzy flashback to Kingdom Hearts on PS2. … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: EVENTIDE Slavic Fable

After playing Clockwork Tales: Of Glass and Ink, I wanted to do another Artifex Mundi demo so this week I tried EVENTIDE: SLAVIC FABLE. Clockwork Tales was inspired by steampunk, and EVENTIDE by Slavic myth. In EVENTIDE, you are a botanist, Dr. … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: 7 DAYS TO DIE

7 DAYS TO DIE is a survival horror sandbox game developed by The Fun Pimps. Alpha 1.0 released on PC in December 2013. The most recent version, Alpha 16, released in June 2017. The game became available for PS4 and Xbox One in June 2016. With a post-apocalyptic … Continue reading

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