Neverwinter Nights, daddy of the Graphical MMORPG?

I recently read on the Forgotten Realms Wikipedia page that Neverwinter Nights was the first MMORPG (Massively Multi-player Online Role Playing Game) to use graphics. More Wikipedia inaccuracies surely? Neverwinter Nights was released in the early oughts, by then there were multiple MMORPGs running such as Everquest, Ultima Online, Asheron’s Call etc. Also, Neverwinter Nights,… Continue reading Neverwinter Nights, daddy of the Graphical MMORPG?

Top 10 Google Cardboard Apps

I recently picked up a Google Cardboard VR headset, because curiosity. Google sell them on their website for $15, but I grabbed an unbranded copy for £2.50 on eBay. Technically, due to the simple nature of the device you can make one yourself but I can’t be bothered with that and if my paper-craft skills… Continue reading Top 10 Google Cardboard Apps

My Game of the week: QuestLord

Not had one of these for a while. Many of the games I’ve played recently have been somewhat run of the mill. QuestLord by Eric Kinkade came out over a year ago so isn’t particularly new, however it’s a wonderful game that on the surface looks quite basic but had a surprising amount of depth.

The Microsoft X-Box: a belated review

Firstly I should apologise for the lateness of this review of the Microsoft X-Box console. Sadly my Microsoft phobia somewhat delayed my purchasing of their first entry into the console market, as well as my stubborn and probably ill-conceived refusal to purchase their products. I also had no interest in the console whatsoever at the… Continue reading The Microsoft X-Box: a belated review

Infocom Goldmine

Milliways: Infocom’s Unreleased Sequel to Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Andy Baio got his hands on an old Infocom HD backup and published selections of the findings on his blog over at waxy.org. Specifically the above page about the proposed sequel to their best-selling Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy game. It features inside emails discussing… Continue reading Infocom Goldmine