Author Archives: Brian

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Computer and video game lover

My Favorite Games of 2019, and of the Decade of the 2010s

I usually do not do Game of the Year lists and have not for some time, and for good reason — it is impossible for any one person to play all of the great games released in a year, and … Continue reading

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Console Opinion Summaries, Part 2: The Third Generation – Atari 5200 and 7800, NES, Master System, and Colecovision

That’s right, it’s not a mirage, it’s an actual update to my ‘Console Opinion Summaries’ list!  This took way too long, so for future entries I probably should cut back on the history portions that are done much more completely … Continue reading

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Pendulous review update – 16-bit emulator and full game release

I wrote a review of Pendulous in August 2015.  In February 2017, the games’ original creator found my review and decided to release the full game for free in response.  That was a very nice thing to do and I … Continue reading

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Opinion List: Update to the Consoles Ranking List and new Platform Favorite Games Lists ‘new’ platforms

In 2015, I made a list of how much I like all of the consoles I had at the time. Additionally, that list also includes lists of my favorite games for every console I own.  I did not attempt to … Continue reading

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Console Opinion Summaries For My Systems – Introduction, Table of Contents, and the First and Second Generations

Yes, it’s something new again and not what I was talking about. Well, I think this is more interesting than discussing a bunch of sports games and such. I will get to that, but first, this is something I’ve been … Continue reading

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Opinion List: Comparing the 3DO, Jaguar, and 32X Game Libraries

I have had a lot going on recently so I have not gotten nearly as far with that Genesis Game Opinion Summaries update list as I’d like, though I do have the list of titles I’ll be covering together.  But … Continue reading

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Update

Sorry for the lack of any new articles, but some things happened. First, I was planning on continuing the Guild Wars Game Opinion Summaries series for a while longer, but after the rape and allegation about Guild Wars music composer … Continue reading

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Guild Wars Memories and Screenshots, Part 13: April 2007 – November 2008

In early 2007, I got a new computer.  While my old one was a 1.5Ghz Pentium 4 with 384MB of RAM, a 32MB GeForce2 GTS graphics card, and Windows Millenium (which I still love! But anyway.), the new one was … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on E3 2019 – Well, Nintendo Had a Good Show!

So, E3 was six weeks ago, and I’m finally getting around to posting something about what I thought. This will be a bit article than the ones I wrote for the last few years, but I do have some things … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) – The 2019 Game of the Year is here!

First, one little site update — I just noticed that my Ever Oasis First Impressions article was missing from the Table of Contents page, so that error is now fixed!  For anyone who missed out on that great 3DS title … Continue reading

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