What this is about, and a list of the games. No matter what G4 says, X-Com still stands as one of the best dozen computer/video games ever made. It trafficked in old school alien lore years before X-Files made the puny greys a menace to watch out for. It mixed tactical and strategic planning at [...]
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April 16th, 2012 · 15 Comments · Feature:Science
What this is about, and a list of the games. I am not going to talk about Master of Orion 3, because I had no interest in playing that again. But revisiting Master of Orion 1 and 2 reminded me of many things I had forgotten about both games, and confirmed a lot of suspicions [...]
February 22nd, 2012 · 11 Comments · Feature:Science
What this is about, and a list of the games. One of my favourite moments as a games writer was when I was contracted by 2K Games to write some of the materials for their Civilization Chronicles collection. It was an easy gig – research and write about the history of the franchise, do some [...]
January 29th, 2012 · 24 Comments · Design, Feature:Science
I have a degree in political science. This is nothing like real science. I do, however, have a deep interest in science and technology, especially their history. It may have been a brave man that first ate an oyster, but it was an especially clever man that figured out you could melt certain types of [...]