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Not a Gaming Blog: More of a Puckish Rogue.

Full disclosure: 1) I am only about half way through the game; 2) I am a movie/game nerd in my 30s.   Saint’s Row. How you have grown! I never really played #1. As a poor man’s GTA clone, I … Continue reading

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The Comic with No Name issue 3!

Episode 2 here!   So! The moment – at last. Page three and the first appearance of my main character, albeit in a rather…shrouded manner. I spent a great deal of time trying to work out the perfect dialogue, the … Continue reading

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Crying in Tombs

OK, so there have been some outstanding games of late. Similar to the twilight years of the last generation, almost every game released now is, one way or another, superb. The developers have had so much time and practice with … Continue reading

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Hellooooo out there…

Yeah, so I’ve been a bit quiet for a while. Sorry about that. Things and all; you understand. Anyway, since my last post I’ve been playing with the new style and become rather enthused. It seems I can create images … Continue reading

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Velvet Assassin

TINaGB Presents:   Unfairly Maligned Game of the Day #1   Catchy title, eh? It’s a knack. You need something that you can hash-tag effectively.   Velvet Assassin.   Stealth games, really, are not a genre. What they are is … Continue reading

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TINaGB: Prototype loving

Three games share a shelf in the jumbled, arbitrary cataloguing system of my brain. Crackdown, inFamous and Prototype. There are obvious parallels; all present large, open-world cities through which you guide a super-powered hero, stomping, zapping, or slicing through whatever … Continue reading

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Hip, thigh and sanity workout

  I have had a splendid weekend! I used to LARP a lot. For those of you who don’t know what that means, it’s a grown-up version of playing cowboys and Indians. At university, a friend of mine once defined … Continue reading

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Not a Gaming Blog: Cindy Crawford’s Mole

“Good games are good because of all the stuff they get right, but it’s the flawed gems that you learn to love.” – A chap at my local GAME store. …and ok, I paraphrase, but that was the jist of … Continue reading

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Old Not Gaming

I wrote this an age ago and found it recently. I’ve done an HD transfer and re-saturated the colours a bit, remastered the audio and removed some of the hiss…but this is still the theatrical original, so please allow for … Continue reading

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When shall we three nap again?

  Julia pointed out to me this morning that we now live with a narrative perfection of kitten witches, or “wittens”. Behold, nestled around their cauldron of butterfly wings and earthworms, the three; the bookish, serious, goth librarian Nyx and … Continue reading

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