Category Archives: Videogames

I Played That! #34: RPG Potpourri (PC)

A bunch of RPGs I played that I don’t really have much to say about, but wanted to include: MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy: Science fiction RPGs were rare, and I tended to grab and want to love whichever ones … Continue reading

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I Played That! #33: Eye of the Beholder Series (PC)

Were a lot of other people doing this series, there would be an entry for the various “gold box” Dungeons and Dragons games. For some reason, even though I played a lot of junk, I never played those. I didn’t … Continue reading

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The Comfortable Plain White T-Shirt of Destiny

The other night I “finished” Destiny. Meaning, I finished the main storyline, the two small expansions, and the large “The Taken King” expansion. Let’s talk about that first. As I said before, the storyline in Destiny is nothing amazing. It’s … Continue reading

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I Played That! #32: Spelunker (C64)

Honestly I don’t remember a whole lot about this Commodore 64 game. I believe I got it towards the end of my time with the C64, so it didn’t get as much play as some others, but I really enjoyed … Continue reading

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I Played That! #31: Medievia (PC)

Recently I’ve been playing Destiny, a game that isn’t really an MMO but has elements of that in it. With that and the discussion of other games here where I mention not being interested in playing online with or against … Continue reading

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Late to the Destiny

When Destiny first came out a year ago, I passed on it. There were a number of reasons, but the main one was my disinterest in what sounded like an MMO experience. I’m not really interested in playing games online … Continue reading

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I Played That! #30: Starcraft (PC)

Last week I talked about one of the games that shifted the early 90s video gaming landscape. Today comes the second. What Doom did for action games, Warcraft did for strategy. Its central idea, that you were under attack and … Continue reading

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I Played That! #29: Doom (PC)

Of course I played Doom. Everyone played Doom. You couldn’t not play Doom. Doom dropped like an atomic bomb on the gaming landscape and forever changed its topology. Even if you somehow didn’t play Doom itself, you almost certainly played … Continue reading

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