Author: Daniel Weissenberger

Conarium Review

You Don’t Want to Know What the Third Eye Saw

HIGH Shoggoth chase!

LOW The developers completely failing to flag something crucial, costing me an hour of backtracking.

WTF Why is smashing walls so satisfying?


Impact Winter Review

If The Cold Doesn’t Get You…

HIGH Figuring out my rifle and executing that damn wolf.

LOW Having to restart after three in-game days because the food system wasn’t well-explained.

WTF Dear Main Character: Please put on pants. It’s freezing out there.


Cryptark Review

Rogues… In… Spaaaaaaaace….

 

HIGH Wiping the Cryptark out by firing my super-weapon over and over…

LOW …after having the game crash the first time I tried to do that.

WTF Enemies can fly through walls now? That seems fair.


Mechrunner Review

Pushing The Redline

HIGH Unloading so much ordinance that the boss blows apart before the intro movie finishes.

LOW Being trapped in a dead end, over and over again.

WTF So bosses get free hits? That seems fair.


Star Trek: Bridge Crew Review

All Hands On Deck!

HIGH Punching it into warp as a fleet of Klingons closed in.

LOW Playing with a helmsman who couldn’t find the heading numbers.

WTF Getting a look at the tactical console on the original Enterprise. How did Chekhov manage it?


The Assembly Review

It’s Hard To Overstate My Satisfaction

HIGH And now, a murder mystery dinner!

LOW Getting stuck for twenty minutes because I couldn’t find a file in plain view.

WTF If I lean forward I can look through walls. This. Changes. Everything.


Dying: Reborn Review

I Want To Play Half A Game

HIGH Working out the bar’s safe code by carefully examining the environment.

LOW Trying to figure which of the six digits I’m not supposed to use on a five digit lock.

WTF The villain’s fish-head mask.