Monthly Archives: September 2020

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars

This is the sixth Mario vs. Donkey Kong game and the fifth to focus its gameplay around the Mini characters. I feel that when this game came out, a lot of people were getting tired of the series and weren’t … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Moment

Last week Sony held a video showcase for games people could look forward to playing on the PlayStation 5. To be honest, it wasn’t really on my radar because I’ve always leaned more towards Nintendo and Xbox consoles – not … Continue reading

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Mort by Terry Pratchett

Upon reading Mort, the fourth of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels, I felt that the series had reached a new height. I’d enjoyed the three books which came before it, but this one felt like it had a little more heart … Continue reading

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Game & Watch reviews:

Year Game Score 1980 Ball 6/10 1980 Vermin 6/10 1980 Fire 7.3/10 1980 Judge 6.5/10 1981 Manhole 2.9/10 1981 Helmet 6.8/10 1981 Parachute 7.2/10 1981 Octopus 5.9/10 1981 Chef 7.4/10 1982 Snoopy Tennis 4/10 1982 Oil Panic 5/10 1982 Donkey … Continue reading

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Leave Me on “Seen”

I remember when Facebook first introduced the feature which would tell people when somebody had opened the messages they had sent them. I always wondered why. I thought to myself that, not only would it be bad for those who … Continue reading

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Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move

This game was an interesting development in the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series. Most significantly, it brought the series into 3D for the first time and changed the gameplay quite significantly. On a lesser note, it took “vs.” out of … Continue reading

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A Dramatic Change of Taste

I generally like most food (so long as it’s vegetarian friendly). In fact, over the years, a few people have commented that I tend to describe an allegedly unusually large amount of things as “delicious.” Speaking of which, I recently … Continue reading

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