Archive for June, 2020

#134 Dungeon Master

Posted: 27th June 2020 by Jeroen in Goodbye
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878th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Various Year of Release: 1987 Developer: FTL Games Publisher: FTL Games A long time ago, when I first got access to the internet, I had learned about a (table top) game called Dungeons & Dragons and that it was a Dungeon Master who ran it. While I’d go […]

877th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Playstation 1 Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Square Product Development Division 6 Publisher: Square I’ve been looking forward to playing Front Mission 3 – at its core a tactics game like Final Fantasy Tactics, but with mechs and all that. It also seems appropriately story dense and in […]

#193 Raiden

Posted: 19th June 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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876th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1990 Developer: Seibu Kaihatsu Publisher: Tecmo Thanks to one bundle or another, I found out that this game has had at least four direct sequels, as well as, it seems, a couple of spin offs. The plot of the fifth game goes […]

#1009 Dark Souls

Posted: 15th June 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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875th played so far Genre: Action Platform: Playstation 3/Xbox 360/PC Year of Release: 2011 Developer: FromSoftware Publisher: Namco Bandai Games Hearing everyone talk about it, I feel I should consider Dark Souls a big game. Although Demon Souls did it before, this is the game that started the Souls-like trend – difficult games that reward […]

874th played so far Genre: Survival Horror Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Tecmo Publisher: Nintendo It’s always a bit weird when both parts of a known horror franchise are on the list when I hadn’t heard of it before the list’s existence. We covered the Fatal Frame series, a survival horror game that […]

#104 Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Posted: 7th June 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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873rd played so far Genre: Platform Platform: Master System Year of Release: 1986 Developer: Sega Publisher: Sega Rather than discussing yet another platformer, can I say how much I enjoy this style of box art? You see the blue lined graph paper on a couple of boxes and the fun art on top of something […]

872nd played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Cavedog Entertainment Publisher: GT Interactive Software I vaguely remember playing Total Annihilation with friends, in an era where Warcraft dominated the RTS conversation at school. Aside from the futuristic setting – Command & Conquer had that – there was something about the […]