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To Battle! Hell’s Crusade – Review

To Battle! Hell’s Crusade is defined by the developers as “a classic, old-school, turn-based battle in a satirical medieval world.” and they are not kidding around! This game really is as old sc...

Dungeons of Dredmor – Review

Dungeons of Dredmor is probably the best entry point into the rogue-like genre. It’s simple enough to get the basics immediately but deep enough to become a challenge.

8.2 Great
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Forged of Blood – Review

PRELUDE“Wind of change” Outside the sun is high, there are at least 35 degrees and my small pool is calling me. Desperately.It’s hard to write a review in this condition, but it’s even harder if you h...

Battletech

Battletech – Review

BattleTech game very faithfully adapts mech battles, mech management and even convincingly recreates some aspects of Mechwarriors’ everyday life. However, the game has A LOT of room for improvement.

8 Great
Field of Glory Empires

Field of Glory: Empires – Review

Grand strategy is a peculiar genre. It’s not really 4X as its scope is usually wider, not geographically speaking, but mechanics-wise. While 4X is usually restricted to the usual four basic mechanics ...

Dragon Quest XI Review

Dragon Quest XI – Review

Dragon Quest XI is the latest entry to Square Enix’s long-running JRPG franchise. Unlike Final Fantasy which tries to radically reinvent itself through every iteration, Dragon Quest sticks to it...

Divinity Original Sin 2 Why Playing it

Why Divinity Original Sin 2 is a Masterpiece of Narrative and Game Design

Let’s get one thing out of the way: I’m a relatively recent convert to the CRPG genre. Not RPGs in general, but the isometric, lavishly written with text-based role-playing elements kind that went ext...

Slay the Spire - Review

Slay the Spire – Review

Slay the Spire is the first and so far only game created by studio Megacrit. The game was in early access until released in January 2019. I learned about the game from a close friend of mine who bough...

8.5 Great
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Total War: Three Kingdoms – Review

Total War: Three Kingdoms is the first Total War game I have played in almost a decade if you ignore my seventeen hours in Napoleon and fourteen in Shogun 2. And you should, because much like good whi...

9 Amazing
Darkest Dungeon

Darkest Dungeon – Review

The Darkest Dungeon is definitely one of a more unconventional approach to Gothic Horror. Not that there is a lack of variety in video games for this theme – there are all kinds of action/adventure ty...

8.5 Great
Blood will be Spilled

Blood will be Spilled – Review

Blood will be Spilled, by Slovakia-based Doublequote Studio, is a part puzzle-platformer, part turn-based shootout strategy, and entirely a reimagination of Steamworld Heist. But here, instead of stea...

7.5 Good
Vambrace: Cold Soul

Vambrace: Cold Soul – Review

Rogue-lite (or rogue-like-like, as some call it) is a curious name that covers all sorts of games. From platformers to first-person shooters, from survival horror to strategy/simulation like Dwarf For...

5.5 Average
Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter – Review

GMT Games is a company that manufactures and sell wargames and boardgames. The former is its specialty: if you are so inclined (a ‘grognard’, that’s how a hardcore wargamer is called) you can basicall...

7 Good

Strategic Command WWII: World at War – Review

The Strategic Command series has a history to its name. Series patriarch Hubert Carter has always maintained a specific goal for these games. Carter wrote the ‘Designer Notes’ which begin the manual f...

7 Good
Druidstone: The secret of the Menhir forest

Druidstone: The Secret of the Menhir Forest – Review

The RPG genre is a very popular one nowadays and looking at all the titles that come out every year one cannot avoid noticing a certain issue called ‘being formulaic’. The staples of the genres are so...

8 Great

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