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Loot Rascals Review

Based on the title alone, you’d think that Loot Rascals is all about the loot. (And rascals, if you want to be pedantic about it.) For that much, it’s true, but the game is also difficult, esoteric at times, and damn hard to put down. It combines a lot of odd parts into a surprisingly […]

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Ape Out At SXSW 2017

When a crowd gathers at a convention, you go. It’s kind of just human instinct. As long as there aren’t shirts flying through the air or people yelling at other people on a stage, you can’t go wrong with a crowd’s interest in a particular gaming spectacle. In the case of SXSW 2017, tucked away […]

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Where The Water Tastes Like Wine At SXSW 2017

I doubt I can do any better at cultivating the right expectations for this game than its own website, so here it is: “Where the Water Tastes Like Wine is a bleak American folk tale about traveling, sharing stories, and surviving manifest destiny.” Hot damn that’s good. It perfectly paints the tone and attitude of […]

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Far From Noise At SXSW 2017

He shrugs. I ask one simple question, but in that moment, it is all I want to know. It might as well be my life’s purpose to find an answer. And in response, London-based developer George Batchelor shrugs. It’s not surprising, really. His game Far From Noise is the same sort of enigmatic yet wholly […]

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