Inked: A Tale of Love Is a New Hand-Drawn Game REVIEW

Well, here I am, back to keep things fresh here with a showcase for Inked: A Tale of Love I have the privilege of receiving a review copy for what was originally a PC game, now out on Switch, Xbox, and Playstation. Today I tested out the Switch version on the handheld mode and made my way through the first couple of chapters to see how well the transition has been (plus promote… Read the rest

Tech Time: Get Copyright Free Music For Your Projects HOW-TO

There is an internet vast and full of stuff for putting together specific stuff with other stuff to make intended stuff. Having tested so many games for this site, I thought, “surely, all these fun audiovisual orchestrations must be tapped into some incredibly useful free music material source.” Well… they are. When I went to learn what was involved in making my visual novel, this surprisingly was not so simple. Do not get… Read the rest

Shu’s Garden is a Slightly Old, Fun Hidden Gem I Found REVIEW

Shu’s Garden is a game that’s part of the huge Itch.IO bundle released recently. It is essentially an open playground experience, with no strict rules or goals. Play a little space cactus named Shu, a ball of shine with a friendly symbiotic tail that bounces around planets. This game holds up well over time, and even without any clear direction or strategy, it is still quite enjoyable as a mini-session or even a… Read the rest

Double Cheeseburger, Medium Fries – Why Do I Love This? REVIEW

Double Cheeseburger, Medium Fries is surprisingly delightful. When I was looking at the ItchIO page for this game, I wondered if it would throw me into flashbacks as a teen, where I worked a few jobs here and there in kitchens and at counters. It managed to perfectly capture that experience–without all the real-life boredom–and add some entertaining gameplay, for what is actually a pretty simple but good game concept. If you’ve ever… Read the rest

80 Days, Ordia, and Eloh: Visually Brilliant Android Games

This is a short list I made ages ago when I first started. The formatting is kinda all over the place, but some chipper descriptions of some good Android games I was playing at the time. 1. 80 Days https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.inkle.eightydays&hl=en_US&gl=US Bon, voyage! Based on the classic Jules Verne story Around the World in 80 Days, is a text-based adventure with your favorite friends Phileas Fogg and Passepartout. Jules Verne is a classic French… Read the rest