Monthly Archives: October 2014

Heroines to Watch Out For #3: Cate Archer

Name: Cate Archer Game(s): The Operative: No One Lives Forever, No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.’s Way Creator: Monolith Productions Cate Archer is the star of the No One Lives Forever series, a campy ode to the … Continue reading

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Heroines to Watch Out For #2: Emma Harry

(Image from the official website) Name: Emma Harry Game(s): Barrow Hill: Curse of the Ancient Circle Creator: Matt Clark (Shadow Tor Studios) “This is Emma Harry on top of the world tonight. It’s not just any night. For those of … Continue reading

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Heroines to Watch Out For #1: Kate Walker

I’ve been watching Anita Sarkeesian’s Tropes vs Women in Gaming series and love what it’s doing. For the most part it’s a fair, measured, and essential criticism of the state of gaming. The only thing missing, I feel, is that … Continue reading

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Downfall is now freeware!

Downfall, aka that game with all the obese dead women, is now freeware! I highly recommend checking it out. http://screen7.co.uk/games/downfall/#services

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Hardcore Gaming 101 articles

My older articles on HG101: The Cat Lady Dark Fall Downfall Resonance

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Daphne du Maurier’s “Don’t Look Now and Other Stories”

Daphne du Maurier is one of those weird fiction authors who you can’t help admiring despite glaring flaws in their writing style. At least, this is the impression I’ve gathered from her collection Don’t Look Now and Other Stories (or … Continue reading

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The Blackwell Series

http://www.hardcoregaming101.net/blackwell/blackwell.htm “At the center of Blackwell are its protagonists: Rosangela ‘Rosa’ Blackwell and Joey Mallone. Rosangela is the current medium in the Blackwell lineage, a trait passed down through the women of the family. The medium’s job is to help lost spirits, … Continue reading

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