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The desolation of Skyrim

Screenshot from Skyrim showing a bored looking player

Contrary to earlier evidence and all likelihood, I've managed to become quite involved in the world of Skyrim over the past year and a bit, racking up a fairly hefty 90 plus hours in its digital depths. My character is heavily armed and equipped with all the perks and skills I could possibly want, and I have explored almost the entire land and completed much of the game. I am, however, at a tipping point.

Saturday 9th of September 2017

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Still game? Stunt Car Racer

Stunt Car Racer loading screen

Spurred by some recent encounters with old friends and finally finding spare time enough to install RetroPie on my Raspberry Pi, I'm having a bit of an old games nostalgia trip. That prompted a simple question: are the games I revered in my youth still worth playing? Have they stood the test of time, or should they be consigned to the archive of history?

Let's find out. To begin with, Stunt Car Racer on the C64.

Sunday 9th of April 2017

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Something under the Bed

It's become a personal tradition that I try to post something fun around this time each year, perhaps in the form of a small game that I've written. This year's entry isn't particularly seasonal, but it's still worth posting. It's Something under the bed, a game I've written while working at Builtvisible.

If you're interested in how it works, read on. Otherwise just see how far through the night you can get. It's deliberately difficult.

Saturday 24th of December 2016

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