Game Reviews


Sarah’s Vision Review

In the not so distant future, technology runs our lives. Unlike the dystopian fantasies our fathers told, this new society thrives. Knowledge is shared, humans see better and better health as medicine advances, the world becomes united. As our planet speeds towards singularity, shadow agents seek to tear apart this tranquility, returning it to the […]

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3 Laws of Robotics Review

Isaac Asimov penned a series of short stories later to become collected anthologies involving the “what if” questions humanity is likely to have once robots become more than just automatons. When combined with artificial intelligence and a human appearance, robots transcend their intended function and could possibly take a different role in society altogether. However, […]

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Civilization Review

Before Sid Meier’s there was Francis Tresham. Best known for his creation of the 18xx genre of train games, Francis Tresham is also responsible for developing the civilization building tech-tree mechanism with his 1980 classic Civilization. This is truly the root that sprouted the modern version of the genre. Removing the dice-rolling mechanisms, Tresham was […]

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Shobu Review

To define what makes a game fall into the “abstract strategy” category is strangely difficult. Ancient classics like Go and Chess are clearly abstracts that have been played throughout history. In today’s modern board gaming environment we often find otherwise abstract games given a glossy coat of theme—Santorini and Hive come immediately to mind. But […]

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