Author Archives: J.L. Hilton

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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Try-It Tuesday: OVERCOOKED The Festive Seasoning DLC

Trying to find a Christmas-themed video game is not easy! Halloween offers a variety of spooky, monster and madness games like Amnesia, Murdered: Soul Suspect, The Deadly Tower of Monsters, The Town of Light, and Until Dawn: Rush of Blood. … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: SOUTH PARK The Fractured But Whole

SOUTH PARK: THE FRACTURED BUT WHOLE just came out in October and there’s a free demo on Playstation 4. I didn’t play Stick of Truth, but I’ve been watching South Park since I saw Mr. Hanky in 1997, so I thought … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: THIEF

I typically try out games I’ve never played before, but this week was a “Try-It AGAIN Tuesday” with THIEF, the reboot developed by Eidos Montreal and published by Square Enix. I played this game on Playstation 3 and wrote about it back in … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: FORTNITE BATTLE ROYALE

I don’t usually play games like FORTNITE BATTLE ROYALE, a third-person shooter PvP MMOG (that’s “Player vs Player Massively Multiplayer Online Game” for the uninitiated). But getting out of my comfort zone and trying new things is what Try-It Tuesday is all about. … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: CLOCKWORK TALES Of Glass and Ink

This week I tried a game called CLOCKWORK TALES: Of Glass and Ink, a throwback to my days of playing point-and-click puzzle adventures on the PC. A decade or so ago, when my kids were little and I didn’t have a lot … Continue reading

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Poem: Still Waiting

Image source: All4desktops.com He’ll come and he’ll say, “Lady?” And I’ll answer him, “My lord?” And it will be Beneath this tree, Twisted in its wood. “Why leaves here?” he’ll ask me, And he’ll touch a strand of hair, Then … Continue reading

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