Breaking My Backlog #4 – Battle Chef Brigade

Breaking My Backlog is a semi-regular features on Troamm.com in which I attempt to complete my entire backlog before buying any new games. You can read more about the quest and see my backlog here. On paper, Battle Chef Brigade is a game that shouldn’t work. Its weird blend of puzzle game with beat-em-up feels like … Continue reading “Breaking My Backlog #4 – Battle Chef Brigade”

Breaking My Backlog #3 – The Bridge

Breaking My Backlog is a semi-regular features on Troamm.com in which I attempt to complete my entire backlog before buying any new games. You can read more about the quest and see my backlog here. Spoiler Warning: The following post contains major spoilers for The Bridge. Seriously. I basically spoil what little story there is in … Continue reading “Breaking My Backlog #3 – The Bridge”

Breaking My Backlog #2 – Hue

Breaking My Backlog is a semi-regular features on Troamm.com in which I attempt to complete my entire backlog before buying any new games. You can read more about the quest and see my backlog here. Spoiler Warning: The following post contains some minor spoilers for Hue. I can’t be held responsible if I open your … Continue reading “Breaking My Backlog #2 – Hue”

Breaking My Backlog #1 – Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon

Breaking My Backlog is a semi-regular features on Troamm.com in which I attempt to complete my entire backlog before buying any new games. You can read more about the quest and see my backlog here. Spoiler Warning: The following post contains some spoilers for Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon. Turn back now, lest you be … Continue reading “Breaking My Backlog #1 – Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon”

Breaking My Backlog – The Intro

Like most gamers my age that have eventually grown up and got jobs that maybe give them some disposable income, I have a problem. I have a huge backlog. Due to things like Steam Sales and Humble Bundles, I’ve quietly amassed a list of games that I haven’t even downloaded yet. So many, I can’t … Continue reading “Breaking My Backlog – The Intro”

A Switch From Regret to Acceptance

I woke up this morning to the pangs of regret. It’s become a bit of a normal practice, for better or worse, to check Twitter when I wake up to make sure the world didn’t end while I was sleeping. This morning, however, my feed wasn’t filled with the typical politics I expect to see, but … Continue reading “A Switch From Regret to Acceptance”

The Birth of the Player

As I sit here, drinking coffee and listening to Nobel Price winner Bob Dylan, I’m thinking way to hard about video games. Please note, this isn’t abnormal. Ninety percent of my life is spent thinking way too hard about video games. If I ever revisit my alma mater, and my old adviser asks what I’ve … Continue reading “The Birth of the Player”

King’s Quest Chapter 4: Maybe You Can Return Home Again?

I’ve written in the past about the importance of King’s Quest in my own video game journey, so it should come as no surprise that I have consumed each chapter of the new King’s Quest as I can, as time allows, devouring their individual fleshes and treasuring each morsel. Despite my immense enjoyment, however, I … Continue reading “King’s Quest Chapter 4: Maybe You Can Return Home Again?”