Category Archives: Fantasy

Try-It Tuesday WYTCHWOOD

UPDATE: The full WYTCHWOOD game released December 9, 2021, and I streamed my entire playthrough on YouTube. Click here for my WYTCHWOOD playlist I loved it and it is definitely one of my favorite games, not just of 2021 but … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: TEACUP

TEACUP is a short and sweet narrative adventure game about a shy frog who collects herbs, sugar, honey and cookies for an upcoming tea party. It released September 23, 2021, for PC, Switch, Xbox and PlayStation, at a price of $9.99. I played a … Continue reading

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Mixtape #10 – 1996 “The Ocean, the Stone & Samhain”

I found a box of tapes I made in the 80s and 90s. This one is labeled “The Ocean, the Stone & Samhain.” In 1996, my divorce was final and I’d moved to Twentynine Palms, California, a Mojave Desert town of 14,000 people … Continue reading

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Imagine

I doodled this back in 1995 with pen & colored pencils. I still feel this way when “every night I lie in bed, the brightest colors fill my head, a million dreams are keeping me awake…” ~ J.L. Hilton

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Try-It Tuesday: CALICO

CALICO is a cheerful, laid back, singleplayer game where you run a cat café, bake cat-shaped treats, cuddle animals, and meet the friendly people of a magical, star-shaped island. You can customize your character’s body type, hair color, clothing and more, and decorate your café … Continue reading

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Slouching badass, bored ruler

Should I admit I’m actually a fan of a little manspreading? In TV tropes, this classic pose is called the Slouch of Villainy, though not always performed by a bad guy. Here are some of my favorite examples, from top to bottom: Kratos … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: WITCHER 3

SPOILER ALERT: I mention a few plot points but try to be vague and speak in generalizations.  The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is one of my favorite games of all time, so THE WITCHER 3: WILD HUNT gets recommended to me a … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: DARKARTA A Broken Heart’s Quest

I didn’t find out about DARKARTA: A BROKEN HEART’S QUEST until a representative from Tutti Frutti Interactive offered me a review copy earlier this month. The game came to PC in 2017 but mobile versions in eight languages are now … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: THE SECRET ORDER Shadow Breach

This game is called THE SECRET ORDER: SHADOW BREACH on PlayStation, but it’s called The Secret Order 7 on Steam. It definitely felt like part of a series, with references to characters, story and events from, I assume, the past six games I … Continue reading

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Completing the EVENTIDE trilogy

This week I played EVENTIDE 3: LEGACY OF LEGENDS, developed by The House of Fables and published by Artifex Mundi in 2017. I enjoyed the first Eventide game back in January 2018 and I tried the EVENTIDE 3 free demo back in September … Continue reading

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