Deathloop Early Impressions

Depending on your reviewer of choice, when Deathloop came out you would’ve either had a rather positive or a rather ‘meh’ view of the game before putting hands on it yourself. While the major...

RimWorld Expansion Teas- ANNOUNCED!

A short couple of days ago, Tynan Sylvester, the mastermind behind RimWorld dropped a teaser for what I and essentially everyone else on the planet assumed to be for a new expansion. In the...

Time to Loot Journal: September 2022

The back half of September saw very little gaming going on. For me at least; I can’t speak for you. But I’ve gone from Blurgelflurgal a few days ago back into a pretty heavy...

Blurgelflurgal

I’m about 99% certain the word in the title of this post isn’t a real word, but I’m also 100% certain it is the right one to express the way I’ve been of late....

What Makes a Game Sticky?

Bhagpuss recently tackled this question, and it made me pause to consider what the answer might be for me. My initial thoughts all quickly discounted, thrown by the wayside, one by one. At least...

Descenders Early Impressions

The Descenders is a Mountain Biking-themed rogue-lite. No really! It is. I almost went as far as to say rogue-like, because there isn’t really much you unlock that helps you on subsequent runs. All...

The Passing of the Queen

For all the bad habits I’ve picked up along the way — one I’ve still managed to avoid is picking up my phone and doomscrolling either before bed or before rising. Today, that made...

Blaugust 2022 in the Rear View

Normally, this post would be my time to reflect back on my Blaugust experience. How did I find it? What did I learn? That kind of thing. But… I’ve already done that. There was...

Time to Loot Journal: Blaugust 2022

With the completion of this post, I can call close to the challenge of Blaugust 2022. It will be my 31st post in 31 days. Mission complete! Well… Core mission! This year, we also...

Fourth Time’s the Charm

This year marks my participation in four Blaugust (or Blaugust-variant) events. It feels somehow… wrong… laying it out like that. I don’t stick to things. That isn’t me. Not outside of work, at least....