Video Game Review – The Writer: A Change Of Identity

The Writer: A Change Of Identity is a text based horror game that delves into the subconscious of the main character. Players have access to his diary and jumbled recordings of his subconscious thoughts while he goes through a several day self inflicted personality change. Subconscious thought recordings are organized and then compared against the diary to glean the story.

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Video Game Review – Bridge Constructor Playground

Bridge Constructor Playground is a physic puzzle game in which players build bridges from a few simple materials to span progressively wider gaps. The game features 32 levels in total, with each level having 5 badges to complete. Badges cover constraints such as load tests, cost restrictions, stress limits, and material constraints. Bridges are tested in a physics simulation with visible stress level indicators per piece.

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Video Game Review – Soulless: Ray of Hope

Soulless: Ray of Hope is a puzzle platformer with a colorful world and expressive music. Players use basic mechanics and items to complete both relaxed and rushed puzzles throughout three acts of the game. The game also features three endings based on your final choices, in addition to collectibles and secret rooms.

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Video Game Review – Wanda: A Beautiful Apocalypse

Wanda: A Beautiful Apocalypse is a story-rich puzzle game focused on the relationship between two robots in the post-apocalyptic remains of their homeland. They journey to find friendship and discover what happened to their world. Expressive cutscenes tell the story without comprehensible dialogue and unique puzzles help the pair overcome unexpected challenges.

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Video Game Review – The Talos Principle

The Talos Principle is a first / third person puzzle game with a sci-fi setting and philosophical story. Players navigate over 120 3D puzzles to gather sigils, which progress the story and unlock more puzzles. Tools include lasers, drones, doppelganger recorders, and more. The story focuses on what it means to be human, the experiences of consciousness and death, and the remnants of those who came before. Short text documents, QR messages, and audio logs are scattered throughout the game for the player to experience.

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Video Game Review – Home is Where One Starts…

Release Date: May 12th, 2015
Developer / Publisher: David Wehle
Format: PC Game
First playthrough time: 1 hour

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Video Game Review – Where is my Heart?

Release Date: May 29th, 2014
Developer: Schulenburg Software
Publisher: Die Gute Fabrik
Format: PC Game
First playthrough time: 2 hours

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Video Game Review – Gomo

Release Date: December 6th, 2013
Developer: Fishcow Studio
Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment
Format: PC Game
First playthrough time: 1 hour

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