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Fallout 4

Title Fallout 4 Developer Bethesda Type RPG Platform(s) XBox One, PS4, PC (reviewed on XBox) Kelly Score ™

95 / 100

 

Fallout 4 has been out for over eight months now. Even for a procrastinator like myself, that is more than enough time to formulate an opinion. So now I’ll endeavour to document […]

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Title Star Wars: the Old Republic Developer Bioware Type Massively Multi-player RPG Platform(s) PC Kelly Score ™ 95 / 100

Massively multi-player role playing games have, with very few exceptions, a standard motif. You create a character, complete a few “orientation” or introductory quests, and are then left to your own devices. Thousands of […]

The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim

Title The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim Developer Bethesda Type RPG Platform(s) XBox 360, PC (reviewed on XBox) Kelly Score ™ 98 / 100

I have played a few games in the Elder Scrolls series, and each successive one seems to be a little bit better- at least in my opinion. I played Daggerfall, Morrowind, Oblivion, […]

Risen: Spiritual successor to Gothic 3

Title Risen Developer Piranha Bytes Type RPG Platform(s) XBox 360, PC (reviewed on PC) Kelly Score ™ 75 / 100

Risen is an old-school role playing game that does very little to make itself appealing to the more “casual” gamer. In terms of overall characteristics, Risen is similar to games like Oblivion- but whereas […]

D&D’s Dave Arneson moves on to the last great Campaign

Dungeons and Dragons arguably started its life as a simple set of miniature rules called Chainmail. But it wasn’t until Dave Arneson‘s Blackmoor that the concepts most people think of when they contemplate “role playing games” came together. Instead of simple sets of stats and numbers played out like a war game, Arneson […]

Fallout 3

Title Fallout 3 Developer Bethesda Type Action RPG Platform(s) Xbox 360, PC, PS3 Kelly Score ™ 95 / 100

Fallout 3 is the third chapter to the Fallout series of games, brought to life by Bethesda rather than the original developers Black Isle/Interplay which went bankrupt before they could release their version of […]

Playing Fable…

Title Fable Developer Lionhead Type Role playing game Platform(s) XBox, XBox 360 (emulation mode) Kelly Score ™ 90 / 100

Lionhead games released a game called “Fable” (note: site uses Flash plugin) a few years ago. I dismissed it because a few folks who liked “goofy/cartoonish” style games thought it was a great thing.

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My Second Life house…

Okay, so I’ve had a few too many “Second Life” posts lately. I’ll do my best to make this the last one for at least a few days.

The other day I bought my land- yesterday I put the finishing touches on my house.

I like the “rustic” look as opposed to the […]

I’m a land owner…in Second Life, at least

In real life, I own a home. Well, actually, the bank owns most of it. But in Second Life, I now actually own a piece of property.

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My Second Life “deflowering”

There is a lot of buzz in the on-line community lately about a “game” called Second Life. And not just amongst traditional gamers- there are folks within many big companies that are experimenting with this world which relies almost entirely on user created content. What’s the big deal?

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