Archive for February, 2012

#635 Drill Dozer

Posted: 27th February 2012 by Mulholland in Games
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126th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Game Boy Advance Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Game Freak Publisher: Nintendo Whilst there are many things that we love about this list there are also a large number of obstacles and annoyances along the way. Today’s game, Drill Dozer (designed by Pokรฉmon’s Ken Sugimori), is the first […]

In the interest of full disclosure…

Posted: 26th February 2012 by Jeroen in Uncategorized

For the few regular readers that keep track of this and feel this would influence them: I have recently started a job in the videogame industry. Mostly backend work at the moment, and not for a company currently in the list, but a job in the industry all the same. I’m not planning on having […]

#6 Space Invaders

Posted: 23rd February 2012 by Jeroen in Games
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125th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade (and then everywhere) Year of Release: 1978 Developer: Taito Publisher: Taito Just as we reach our one in eight games point (awesome!), we thought about doing a proper classic. And as far as imagery go, you can’t get much more classic than Space Invaders and […]

#429 Team Fortress Classic

Posted: 19th February 2012 by Jeroen in Games
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124th played so farGenre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Valve Publisher: Sierra If today’s entry seems short, it’s because a lot of this can reference Half-Life again. It is, you could say, the nature of this beast. Team Fortress Classic is a remake of Team Fortress, a mod for Quake.ย  It […]

#203 Civilization

Posted: 15th February 2012 by Jeroen in Games
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123rd played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1991 Developer: MicroProse Publisher: Microprose I have a slight confession to make here. While early on we said we’d play a game for five hours or until we completed it, we haven’t always followed is as strictly – if we got a good idea, […]

122nd played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC, Playstation 3, Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Infinity Ward Publisher: Activision We’ve referenced our list of games borrowed from Peter’s friend Chris before (quiz question: who here knows which we still have to play?). This is the next game on our (admittedly quite good) […]

#54 Mad Planets

Posted: 7th February 2012 by Mulholland in Games
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121st played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1983 Developer: Gottlieb Publisher: Gottlieb Have you ever watched or heard something and thought that it would make for a fantastic computer game? I know I have. Too many times to be completely honest. (If a developer ever reads this please make […]

#516 Neverwinter Nights

Posted: 3rd February 2012 by Jeroen in Games
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120th played so far Genre: RPG Platform: PC Year of Release: 2002 Developer: Bioware Publisher: Atari ย On this blog, as well as elsewhere, I’ve never made a secret of my fondness for the Bioware RPGs (as well as certain related spin-offs). Neverwinter Nights is no exception. In its single player standard campaign, you go to […]