Category Archives: Gaming

Elite Dangerous – A New Pilot’s Guide

So, as the festive period draws to a close across the galaxy, 3202 is likely to begin with a lot of new pilots looking to get the best out of their new ships, and wondering where to make a start on their career in the void. As a seasoned navigator of the void, I – […]

Warhammer End Times: Vermintide

Next up in my list of games that have been eating all my time is Warhammer End Times: Vermintide by Fatshark games. Set in the End Times of the famed Warhammer Fantasy world. The game is a co-op first-person melee fighting game, in a similar vein to Left 4 Dead. Players take on the role […]

Elite Dangerous: Horizons

Well, Christmas is as far away again as ever, and as we march inexorably towards 2016, I wanted to share my thoughts on some games that have been occupying my time over the festive period, starting with the spiritual successor to Frontier: Elite 2 – Elite Dangerous: Horizons. I’m picking on Horizons specifically, as the […]

Final Fantasy 7

Ever since the PS4 reveal trailer at E3 showing some footage of the remake, I have been excited about this project in a way that I haven’t been since I first saw the alpha footage of Elite: Dangerous – another blast from the past that now dominates my gaming life. Well, following on from that […]

Elite: Dangerous – some suggestions

I love Elite: Dangerous. It’s a fantastic game in its own right and a massive nostalgia trip for me, having grown up playing the original Elite on the BBC and Frontier: Elite 2 on the Amiga. Every patch brings new improvements, and the forthcoming Ships and Horizons updates will add so many extra dimensions and […]

Vial of the Sands

I play World of Warcraft. And I have for some time now had my sights set on obtaining a Vial of the Sands. Well, I now own one! One copper short of 38k, but money well spent, I’m sure you agree!

Final Fantasy 8

Final Fantasy 8 is another game I get asked about on a reasonably regular basis. Often, I’m asked why I think its the best amongst the series. I hope this video will help explain things.

Limit Breaks

Its time to talk Final Fantasy again, and this time the topic is Limit Breaks, specifically as they appear in Final Fantasy 7. Most incarnations of Final Fantasy have Limit Break attacks in some form: sometimes they are available when a special gauge is filled, other times when your characters’ health is low, and sometimes […]

Imperial Ambition

Due to Empire-wide budget cuts, Lord Vader has had to scale back his ambitions for the Death Star project… Tiny Death Star, the latest little gem from Lucas Arts is available free of charge (though there are in-app purchases) on Apple iOS and Android devices now.

Reaper of Souls