Posted on July 25, 2006 by Doolwind

Best Game of 2006?

Sign up for the Hyperbol beta, download it, and play it. I found this a few weeks ago and thought it was so-so after playing for 30 mins or so, however after playing a few games on the LAN at work, I’ve seen the full depth of the game, and it is the best game Read More

Posted on July 20, 2006 by Doolwind

Cavemen Review

As I mentioned a few weeks back Cavemen by Lightworks Games has just been released. To encourage everyone to buy it, and to help give feedback to one of the creators (Walter, who used to sit next to me back on MVH) I thought I’d write up a quick review.

Posted on July 4, 2006 by Doolwind

How To Enjoy Games Again

Has anyone else found themselves wondering where all the good games have gone? Other than a few diamonds in the rough (Oblivion, Civ4, Galactic Civilizations 2) there seems to have been a distinct lack of excellent games of late. For the past few years I’ve been working on ways to enjoy games as I used Read More

Posted on March 24, 2006 by Doolwind

Feature Benefit To Cost Ratio

After playing Oblivion I’ve been thinking about how decisions for adding features to games are made, and how it could be improved. I think the best way to judge a feature is on its benefit to cost ratio. That is, how much it adds to the game against how ‘expensive’ it is to put it Read More

Posted on March 16, 2006 by Doolwind

Counter-Strike HDR is pointless

I love valve. Not just because they’ve made one of the greatest series of all times, but the way they generally run their game company strikes me as being the right way to do things. I also love counter-strike. Well, it’s more of a love-hate relationship, but over the past 7 years, it’s the game Read More

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