Author Archives: J.L. Hilton

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

Posted in Fantasy, Science Fiction, Steampunk, Video games | Comments Off on Try-It Tuesday: CLOCKWORK TALES Of Glass and Ink

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

Posted in Fantasy, Free to read, Poetry, Romance | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Poem: Still Waiting

Fallout 4: Two Roads Diverged in a Wasteland

*   *   *  SPOILER WARNING  *   *   * Rose is my second Sole Survivor, a melee build who became raider overboss in Fallout 4 by level 22. Today, I reached episode 111 of Rose’s journey on my Youtube channel, and a very special bonus video “111 Kisses” tells the story … Continue reading

Posted in Free to read, Science Fiction, Video games | Comments Off on Fallout 4: Two Roads Diverged in a Wasteland

The Good, the Bad & the Ugly of livestream viewers

I’ve streamed hundreds of hours of video gaming on my Youtube channel, and I’ve noticed that viewers fall into a few basic categories. Good – These are the best! They are viewers who “like,” subscribe, and sometimes even pledge money on Patreon. They might … Continue reading

Posted in Video games | Tagged , , | Comments Off on The Good, the Bad & the Ugly of livestream viewers

Try-It Tuesday: ADVENTURE TIME Finn & Jake Investigations

After the month of October, chock full of Halloween creepiness and games like Until Dawn: Rush of Blood, The Town of Light, and BioShock: The Collection, it was time to try something simple and lighthearted this week. My 13-year-old tried the … Continue reading

Posted in Video games | Comments Off on Try-It Tuesday: ADVENTURE TIME Finn & Jake Investigations

Try-It Tuesday: UNTIL DAWN: RUSH OF BLOOD

My husband got UNTIL DAWN: RUSH OF BLOOD back when he got the PSVR, but we’d forgotten all about it until I found it the other day, still wrapped in plastic. Such serendipity! The perfect game for a Halloween Try-It … Continue reading

Posted in Supernatural, Video games | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Try-It Tuesday: UNTIL DAWN: RUSH OF BLOOD

Try-It Tuesday: THE TOWN OF LIGHT

With Halloween a week away, I decided to try the psychological horror game THE TOWN OF LIGHT. Developed by LKA, it was released for PC in February 2016 and for consoles earlier this year. The setting is based on an actual mental hospital in Tuscany and … Continue reading

Posted in Supernatural, Video games | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Try-It Tuesday: THE TOWN OF LIGHT

Try-It Tuesday: METAL GEAR SOLID V

I’d never played a Metal Gear Solid game before, so when Playstation offered the 2015 METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN free for PS+ members, I decided to try it. From a few Youtube videos, the game looked like an open world … Continue reading

Posted in Science Fiction, Video games | Tagged , | Comments Off on Try-It Tuesday: METAL GEAR SOLID V

Try-It Tuesday: THE DEADLY TOWER OF MONSTERS

Today I sampled a 2016 retro sci-fi game called THE DEADLY TOWER OF MONSTERS that pays humorous tribute to such classics as King Kong, Flash Gordon, Planet of the Apes, Forbidden Planet, and the stop-action animation of Ray Harryhausen. This top-down … Continue reading

Posted in Science Fiction, Video games | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Try-It Tuesday: THE DEADLY TOWER OF MONSTERS

Try-It Tuesday: MURDERED

My first Try-It Tuesday game for October is the ghostly MURDERED: SOUL SUSPECT developed by Airtight Games and published in 2014 by Square Enix. Ronon O’Connor is a detective who must solve his own murder from beyond the grave in Salem, Massachusetts. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Video games | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Try-It Tuesday: MURDERED