Retro Throwback – Planescape: Torment

With Torment: Tides of Numenera currently in Early Access on Steam, I've been extremely anxious to dig back into the realm of Planescape. Since the last few Early Access games I purchased were somewhat underwhelming, I decided to reinstall the original cult-classic Planescape: Torment and get reacquainted with the planes. Originally released for PC in '99, Planescape: … Continue reading Retro Throwback – Planescape: Torment

Retro Throwback – Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

I have a serious love/hate relationship with Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura. I enjoyed so much about this game that "hate" seems like a strong word, but no other word quite describes the frustration and anger I felt while trying to complete this tragically unfinished masterpiece. Luckily there are a few unofficial fan-made patches and mods … Continue reading Retro Throwback – Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

Retro Throwback – Super Metroid

I, like many gamers of my generation, hold a special place in my heart for the Super Nintendo. The 16-bit animation felt a bit more lighthearted than the hyper-realistic games of today. Super Metroid was one of my favorites of the generation, and rightfully so.  It cemented the open-world exploration style that is still favored … Continue reading Retro Throwback – Super Metroid