Author page: Richard

Animal Crossing: New Horizons musings

There’s no point in reviewing the new Animal Crossing. You’re already playing it. Everyone on your friend list is playing it. You’re probably reading this on your phone while casually fishing. But I do have some random thoughts i’d like to share....
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Travel Mosaics 2: Roman Holiday

Travel Mosaics 2: Roman Holiday isn’t about mosaics and nor is it really about travel. It’s actually about nonograms – aka Picross – and it’s vaguely about Italy. A superfluous name, for certain. It’s like Nintendo naming the next Mario game Star Collect. That’s vaguely the aim....
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Football, Tactics & Glory

Football games can be compared to clubs. FIFA is obviously Manchester United. A commercial juggernaut off the pitch, but a bit aimless on it. PES is Arsenal. Once great, underinvestment has turned it into a postcard of managed decline. Football Manager is...
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Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf

The Warhammer 40K universe is brilliant. Set in a world rippling with esoteric detail, it’s so quintessentially British. It brings together living-dead Emperors, weird Roman Christian iconography, and a bunch of eccentric green-skinned Orks. Moreover, there are no good guys and everyone’s...
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Breathing Fear

Imagine, if you can, that you’re an escaped convict who comes across an abandoned house in the dead of night. If you’ve ever played a game, watched a movie, or read a book you know what to do: run away fast. No...
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