I am a very cynical Christian. I try my best to be honest, no matter the cost. I appreciate compliments, but I do not need them -- I'm here to do work and praise God. I will correct grammar. I am a political centerist. Also, 4 out of 5 dentists agree that I can be a smartass. I am also the head of an unannounced UDK project.

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Game Review on Jan 20th, 2013

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Tiny & Big: Grandpa's Leftovers
10 Review

Game Review on Dec 12th, 2012

Easily one of the best games I've played in my life. An example of how to reinvigorate platforming and puzzle games, and a cheeky narrative with ties to the gameplay. I can't really find any fault here, besides the occasionally ill-timed checkpoints.

Black Mesa
6 Review

Mod Review on Oct 7th, 2012 - 2 people agree 18 people don't

A good if questionable experience. The mod has way too many difficulty spikes even on Easy. While more realistic, this still primarily plays like the original Half-Life, so there's parts where you'll be in the mindset of "I'm playing a game from 1997 remade to be all pretty and with a weapon that now has iron-sights!" or "I'm fighting for my life and the game thinks this is Demon Souls!"

Also, this is one of the few mods that has really shown me the Source engine's age. The animations can range between highly life-like to feeling so false they are immersion breaking.

So all in all, it wasn't an unpleasant experience, but eventually Half-Life's level design got annoying enough that I had to resort to No_Clip once again, just like in the original, when my patience was put to the limit. I navigated FEAR's maps and they all looked the same, and yet I had trouble here.

And a last minute suggestion to the devs: Let us skip the intro sequence if we want to get to the action. I actually set the game to windowed mode and got online with my D&D group while I waited for the gameplay to start. Yes it is significant and yes it is world building but if I want to skip it I should be damn well able to. There are times when we can't sit around for the intro drive or for Isaac to take nearly 2 minutes to swap between suits.

The Sith Lords Restored Content Mod (TSLRCM)
10 Review

Mod Review on Jul 26th, 2012

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The Saboteur
9 Review

Game Review on Jul 11th, 2012 - 1 person agrees

This game proves Pandemic knew what it was doing, they just didn't do well when rushed.

9 Review

Game Review on Jul 7th, 2012

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Game Review on Jul 4th, 2012 - 1 person doesn't

Based on my experience with the webdemo... not bad. But it feels sometimes like the AI could do with some improvements (one time I tried to direct them one way but they insisted on trying to attack an island they couldn't reach).

Crystal Dynamics engine
9 Review

Engine Review on May 4th, 2012

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Mod Review on Mar 27th, 2012

A decent mod, but has certainly some issue with balancing. Not for the faint of heart, or those who play most games on Easy setting. Challenge seekers will find themselves in for a rough-around-the-edges treat.

Also the strategist side of the game does feel a bit hampered by not function as most RTS games. It takes getting used to.

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