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Necrobarista (Review)

Necrobarista is a stylish visual novel set in a cafe that serves both the living and the recently deceased. Super polished and wildly entertaining!

EXIT: The Game – An Excellent Distraction During Dark Times

Are you looking for the excitement of an escape room while still being trapped at home? The EXIT games might just be the answer you’re looking for.

while True: learn() Review

while True: learn() is a programming puzzle game that will simultaneously teach you about machine learning and provide you outfits to dress up your cat.

Board Game Reviews: Vast: The Mysterious Manor

Its a game that features quite the motley crew of heroes… TheJewphin reviews Vast: The Mysterious Manor and its expansion!

Board Game Reviews: Archmage

By: TheJewphin Some people want to play games about building trains or trading sheep for wood. Personally, I prefer to play a game as an epic wizard with the forces of nature at my beck and call. If you are…

Divinity Original Sin: The Board Game

TheJewphin gets an early look at Divinity Original Sin: The Board Game at PAX Unplugged. There’s still time to back it on Kickstarter!

Weave (Pax Unplugged Spotlight)

Up next in our PAX Unplugged spotlight series: Weave – a game that uses Tarot cards and an ingenious app to craft unique adventures!

1001 Odysseys (PAX Unplugged Spotlight)

1001 Odysseys is the closest I have ever seen a board game come to being a choose-your-own adventure book. In many ways, the game is refreshing, offering a combat-less science fiction adventure great for cooperative play. In other ways, I…

Vast: The Mysterious Manor (PAX Unplugged Spotlight)

Games with built-in asymmetrical mechanics exist everywhere, from Magic: The Gathering to Overwatch. Leder Games takes this concept to the next level with their Vast games which feature asymmetric play down to including different rules for each character. Their newest…

Black Future ’88 Review

Black Future ’88 is a fun roguelike set in a synth-punk dystopia where you use your last eighteen minutes of life to murder robots. Much fun.

Spin Rhythm (Review)

Have you been itching for a new rhythm game in the post Guitar Hero/Rock Band Era? Do you reminisce about Amplitude fondly? Then Spin Rhythm is the game you have been waiting for.

Disco Elysium Review – The Real Mystery is The Human Mind

Disco Elysium provides a refreshing alternative to detective games by focusing on the character’s mind and abilities to interact with the world.

The Hidden Message in South Park’s “Band in China”

TheJewphin takes a good look at the recent South Park episode, and challenges the way we look at Chinese censorship.

PAX Spotlight: No Straight Roads

Instigate the Musical Revolution to bring back rock in a world dominated by EDM in No Straight Roads, a lighthearted rhythm action adventure.

PAX West Spotlight: Indivisible

With Indivisible’s release date just around the corner, TheJewphin gets one more good look at it after years of development!

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