Author: Maxmetpt

Mar
20

REVIEW: Mystic Pillars: A Story-Based Puzzle Game

Mystic Pillars is a decent casual abstract puzzle game based on Mancala, but one that will not convince more experienced lovers of the genre.

Mar
02

REVIEW: Vampire’s Fall: Origins

Vampire’s Fall: Origins is an RPG that wears many recognizable influences on its sleeve, but ends up lacking any meaningful content to make it worth while.

Feb
15

REVIEW: Here Be Dragons

Here Be Dragons has a satisfying dice-based combat system. Unfortunately, it lacks a fully fleshed game behind to fully back it up and offers only a set of disconnected puzzles.

Jan
07

REVIEW: AstronTycoon2: Ritual

AstronTycoon2: Ritual tries to make a city-builder out of an interesting time period, but fails in abstracting the mechanics too much and streamlining the gameplay to the point of removing the room for any decision by player.

Dec
22

REVIEW: Yaga

Yaga is close to brilliance, thematically, but is missing one crucial step beyond the undemanding gameplay.

Dec
05

REVIEW: Din’s Legacy

An idiosyncratic but ultimately conservative ARPG. Rough around the edges, but with enormous replayability and worth looking at for lovers of the genre.

Sep
10

REVIEW: SolSeraph

A spiritual successor to ActRaiser that is too true to it in its mechanics. Needs significantly more time in the back-burner to shine.