Games I quit early, 2016 edition

Time for another edition of games that sucked too much to even blog about. Past editions: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 (there was no 2015 edition) Crimson Empire ~Circumstances to Serve a Noble~ (PSP) – Otome game about an ex-assassin hired to protect a noble from other assassins. I detest Quinrose games because they always feature […]

Summon Night 4 – A paean to the joys of slave ownership (spoilers)

As promised here are a few words about how much I enjoyed playing Summon Night 4 and how much it scratched my strategy RPG itch so that I won’t be playing another one for a while. Unless I feel like it. Unfortunately with the benefit of hindsight, I’m starting to realize I didn’t enjoy SN4 […]

Summon Night 3 – Fine game, but a little too long

Also the story needed a bit more work. Before I proceed, I must confess that I haven’t finished Summon Night 3 and don’t intend to do so. I hate bosses with endlessly spawning minions, so I quit the boss battle 3 turns in. It’s not like I care how it ends any more. That’s what tends […]

Blue Roses – Yousei to Aoi Hitomi no Senshitachi (1)

One day many years ago, my aunt was really hungry so she came home with a couple of burgers. She wolfed down the first one in 5 seconds flat, then chowed down the second one with gusto. Halfway through the third one she suddenly stopped and went “Hang on… These burgers are undercooked!” The obvious […]

Half-year resolutions

I forgot to make New Year’s gaming resolutions this January, but better late than never. Last time I made them I managed to play all those games before the year was out, so I’m hoping I’ll have the same luck/leisure this time round. There are only six months left till 2012 (where does the time […]