Well, I finished painting the colony components. Looking at the photos, they kinda look messy. Note to self, don’t rush, even if you have 40 of the little buggers to paint. Ah well, on the game board at normal viewing distances they look ok. I didn’t want to paint the originals that came with the […]
It’s been about 20 years since I last painted anything remotely similar to these miniature game figures for Mice and Mystics. I have a lot of re-learning to do. Paint is now mostly acrylic, not enamel. New techniques like Dipping make the work easier. And the differing plastics used on different minis makes each attempt interesting. […]
I’ve been playing this cool D&D‑like game on the PC for a while now, and am quite happy to see it on the iPad. Card Hunter Loot & Legends has a very old-school feel to it, including some ‘unusual’ commentary from the Dungeon Master. It’s a free app, with in-app purchases for additional characters, etc. […]
The latest, and possibly greatest, update to Kerbal Space Program has just been released, featuring: * Docking Connecting vessels together is now possible! Build space stations, surface bases, or assemble huge spacecraft in orbit. * Flight Planning Getting to other planets and moons just got a lot simpler. Place maneuvers along your orbit to create […]
This video review of the new (and free with Pong) Atari’s Greatest Hits app gives you a great overview of the games and functionality. Pair it with the upcoming iCade hardware iPad arcade cabinet and you’ve got a winner!
With an allusion to a massive psychological experiment, the new Superbrothers Role Playing Game release, Sword & Sworcery, brings a new / old 8bit look to iPad gaming. Oh, and the game can integrate with your Twitter account, extending the gameplay into the Social Media world. While I download the app and start playing (for […]
I loved Portal. It was a challenging, entertaining and darkly humourous puzzle game in a First Person Shooter style. And later this month, Valve will release Portal 2. Yes, it’s more Fun, with Science! Basically, you have a gun that creates a portable hole that is a gateway to another portable hole. The Blue-ringed hole […]