Dieter Schröppke

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Revolution’s tonal turmoil from Beneath a Steel Sky to Broken Sword

In difficult or overwhelming times in my life I will inevitably turn to one of two places: my Harry Potter books or my collection of classic …

Sabre Team

Sabre Team was released in 1992 by Krisalis and is a turn-based isometric war zone of pure hardcore strategy. I first featured this game back in July …

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<b>Borderlands</b><p>Four strangers arrive on a broken planet, ruined by greedy corporations that used the planet for its resources while mistreating the …

Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Ein isometrischer Rollenspiel-Traum

Mit Divinity: Original Sin erschien im Jahr 2014 ein Rollenspiel, das von Fans wie Kritikern gleichermaßen gefeiert wurde. Dafür, dass es den Charme …

The Story Behind The Home Of Forgotten Video Games

Before the emergence of online stores, if you wanted to play old video games and they weren’t available locally, there was simply no way to buy them. …

My Adventure with RetroPie

The recent NES classic craze/debacle has many people enticed and upset. The NES classic, being an hdmi plug 'n play console with 30 of the most …

Game 261: Heimdall (1991)

Here's a potentially-controversial question: Do the British deliberately avoid copying or adapting anything American? Even our best stuff? I wouldn't …

Atari 2600 – Starmaster

The last game with “Star” in the title.<p>At least for <b>1982</b>.<br>I can’t promise the same for the following years.<br>You might also roll your eyes when I say …

Divinity: Original Sin review: next to godliness

<i>Divinity: Original Sin</i> is a testament to what an experienced developer can do when freed from the demands of a publisher and left to create precisely the game it wants.<p>Belgian developer Larian Studios has been building on its Divinity franchise for over a decade, since 2002's poorly named <i>Divine</i> …

Console of the Month (August 2017) – Atari Jaguar

Can the Jaguar bring a once dominant video gaming company back to it’s rightful place atop the home console throne? That was the general question …

Wizardry 8 - Part 1 - getting started is its own story

But the series did not end with Wizardry 1, although by all accounts it was very average for a good 10 years. Wizardry 2 and 3 were almost identical …

The Best Isometric Video Games

There’s just something about video games with an isometric viewpoint, isn’t there? Something...cute about them. No matter how dark and brutal a …

Rebel Galaxy Review

An adventure in wide-open spaces.<p>With little more than some catchy cowboy-rock background music, Rebel Galaxy effectively creates a frontier …

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On this day: At 27th August of 1992, Nintendo releases Super Mario Kart for t...

<b>On this day:</b><b><br>At 27th August of 1992, Nintendo releases Super Mario Kart for the Super Famicom/SNES, the first in the Mario Kart series, spawned the</b> …

Game 259: Might and Magic III: Isles of Terra (1991)

Many series have a trope that ties the entries together. In the <i>Elder Scrolls</i>, it's that the protagonist always begins imprisoned. In <i>Ultima</i>, it's that …

ALIEN STORM (ARCADE)

So, part of the reason that I chose to write about today’s game is because <i>Sonic Mania</i> is out. I haven’t played it, but I’ve watched a bit of other …

Doomed: The Embers of Amiga FPS

10 Great Shoot-em-ups On The Master System

<i>#1 MOST ASKED QUESTION: “Is Sega Does dead or alive?”</i><p><i>While I’m out gallivanting with the NES book and other assorted projects, writer James Swift of</i> …

Night Trap: A 25th Anniversary Retrospective

<b>Looking back on the hyper controversial Sega CD launch title, a quarter-century later…</b><p><i>“Is Sega Does dead or alive?” “Are you posting new content or</i> …

Living Worlds of Action and Adventure, Part 3: Head Over Heels, Exile, and Dizzy

<i>Head Over Heels</i><b> (1987)</b>Because cuteness is its own reward: Jon Ritman with Head and Heels.Some eighteen months ago now, I took my reluctant wife with …

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