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Christian Mincks

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Speedrunner and fiction writer. Also that one guy who loves Star Fox Adventures and will defend it to the death. You'd better watch out. I know about timed hits.

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White Day: A Labyrinth Named School Review – Korpse Party

A few years ago, when I fancied myself becoming “The Thinking Man’s Horror Game YouTuber,” I assembled a list of the most interesting and experimental horror games to play and…

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Walkerman Act 1 Review – One Pouch Man

Visual novels seem to work better when they give players (or readers, as the case may be) more to do beyond clicking to advance through text boxes. Some of the…

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Killers and Thieves Review – Sinful Sims

When I’m looking for new games to play, I don’t usually start with sims. Like a lot of people, I grew up playing The Sims, Rollercoaster Tycoon, and my personal favorite, The Movies, but…

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The Return of the 3D Platformer

The release of Yooka-Laylee last month seems to have gotten a ball rolling. If you take a look at the release schedules for games, you may notice the steady uptick of animal…

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Games That Should Be on the SNES Classic

Nintendo may have tolled the death knell for the NES Classic Edition, but that doesn’t mean we can’t sit around a metaphorical campfire and compare our lists for what games…

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Syberia 3 Review – Hate Walker

I’ve always had mixed feelings about the Syberia series. The tone-building and environmental design always stood out as the work of a master auteur, but the first two games fell apart due…

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Summer Games Done Quick 2017 Schedule Announced

The official schedule for the upcoming speedrunning event Summer Games Done Quick has been released on their official website. Summer Games Done Quick and Awesome Games Done Quick are biennially…

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The Butterfly Sign Review – Still Just a Caterpillar

The Butterfly Sign is a game that took me three days to beat. Rather, it is a game that took three days to get running, and then about ninety minutes to…

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Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight Review – Harmony of Dissonance

The Momodora series is simultaneously delicious and frustrating. The three original games feature some of the richest sprite art in indie games alongside smooth, lightning-quick gameplay. At the same time, they always…

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Snipperclips Review – Paper View

Look, I won’t mince words. The Switch launch has been kind of rough. Sure, the interface on Nintendo’s new console/handheld hybrid is simple and efficient, and Breath of the Wild is a…