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Terraria 1.2 Review

by Rik O'Neillon 07/10/2013
Terraria is an odd one to quantify for the uninitiated. You can easily fall into the trap of describing the art style first which is unashamedly retro and harks back to 8-bit platformers like Treasure Island Dizzy and Castelvania. But the gameplay is so far removed from these formative puzzle platformers it’s probably best to […]

Ipad Mini – Not Really A Review – ish…

by Rik O'Neillon 12/09/2013
  So, I finally joined the mobile revolution and bought an iPad Mini. This is my “sort of review” – but I really don’t know enough about mobile and tablets to compare and contrast, so it’s more of a blog about the bloomin’ thing! Firstly, why did I buy it? Until a couple of months […]

Reaper Bones – Saving Miniature Money!

by Rik O'Neillon 20/08/2013
I recently got back into miniature painting after many years away and was amazed at the increase in cost! Seriously, before I knew it I’d forked out about two hundred quid getting all the craft supplies and paints I needed. After which, I still had to buy the miniatures themselves! So, I was scouring the […]

The Fall (& Rise?) of the MMO

by Rik O'Neillon 20/08/2013
About ten years ago (give or take a decade) there was one genre of PC game that epitomized geekdom. That genre was the MMORPG. The refuge of the socially awkward and the morbidly obese (according to the popular press) these addictive online games thwarted the ambitions of students (who ended up spending hundreds of hours […]