Category Archives: Science Fiction

Try-It Tuesday: ABYSS the Wraiths of Eden

I wanted to try ABYSS: THE WRAITHS OF EDEN this week because it sounded similar to BioShock. From developer Artifex Mundi’s website: The utopian city of Eden, located at the bottom of the sea, was once a haven of peace, harmony and beauty. Constructed in … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: KNACK

I tried KNACK this week because it’s free for Playstation Plus members during the month of February 2018. KNACK is a button-combo beat-em-up platformer, released in November 2013 for the PS4, with a sequel, Knack II, released in 2017. “Knack” is also … 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 or out of order, it doesn’t matter. My Fallout 4 fanfiction series does not include the entire story of the Sole Survivor but is intended to fill … 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: 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: 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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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

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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

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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

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