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Impressions: SimCity BuildIt, LEGO My City

Impressions: SimCity BuildIt, LEGO My City

Fans of city building, town planning and bus-stop placement have been somewhat spoiled lately. We’ve had SimCity and Cities in Motion 2 for about a year now, as well as the recent announcements by Monte Cristo and Paradox Interactive of the latest in their respective franchises, Cities XXL and Cities: Skylines. The genre lends itself well to high-powered desktop PCs and dedicated gaming laptops, but what if you want a quick fix of road placement and pedestrian stalking while you’re away from your plutonium-powered microchip monument? Well, there are now two more options. The first is EA’s latest mobile effort, [...]

December 31, 2014 Neurotic Editorials, Impressions 1

Retro Review: Star Command

Retro Review: Star Command

  Yeah, I’m talking about the original Star Command, not that supposed mobile  ‘spiritual successor’  from 2013, but the real deal. Star Command is a DOS RPG developed by Strategic Simulations, Inc. (the D&D ‘Gold Box’ people) which was released in 1988. So, if you’re here to read all about that cute little ‘space game’ from 2013, you’re in the wrong sector of space, motherf*cker! For me, at the time, playing this game was a no-brainer. It was totally in-line with other party-based RPGs, namely Wasteland, Dungeons & Dragons: Pool of Radiance, and so on. Star Command allowed you to create a party of eight characters, [...]

December 17, 2014 J.J. Costello Retro Gaming, Retro Reviews 0