Tag: Rebekah Ocker

This Is Not A Review: Solace Crafting

Welcome to This Is Not A Review. In these articles we discuss general impressions, ideas and thoughts on any given game, but as the title implies, it’s not a review. Instead, it’s an exercise in offering a quick recommendation (or dismissal) after spending enough time to grasp the ideas and gameplay of a thing without necessarily playing it from A to Z.

The subject of this installment: Solace Crafting, developed and published by Big Kitty Games.


Attentat 1942 Review

 Looking Back At Right Now

HIGH The gut-wrenching journeys of so many people.

LOW Lack of direction regarding the player’s goal.

WTF Inappropriate English subs like “Wow, that’s crazy!” when responding to horrible tragedy.


Masquerada: Songs And Shadows Review

It’s A Pun

HIGH A truly gorgeous game that offers as much emotionally as it does visually.

LOW The frequency of loading screens was frustrating.

WTF The sheer number of animals that don’t care that there’s war going on around them.


This Is Not A Review: Herald: An Interactive Period Drama

Welcome to This Is Not A Review. In these articles we discuss general impressions, ideas and thoughts on any given game, but as the title implies, it’s not a review. Instead, it’s an exercise in offering a quick recommendation (or dismissal) after spending enough time to grasp the ideas and gameplay of a thing without necessarily playing it from A to Z.

The subject of this installment: Herald: An Interactive Period Drama, developed and published by Wispfire.


Bucket Detective Review

Oh, Was That The line Back There? Did I Cross It?

HIGH Laughing one moment, shocked the next, and wrapping it all up with a little bow of terror.

LOW “Puzzle game” and “Guess-randomly-because-I-don’t-even-know game” are the same here.

WTF Unexplained naked guys with masks of the Dark Lord?