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Open World Games – Could be better…

A few days ago, discussing WoFF with some work colleagues, it became apparent that I had very little faith in modern, so-called “western” RPGs. I’d just written a review about World of Final Fantasy which attacked the nature of open-world gaming in a light-hearted manner but it dawned on me that I Read more…

By javidx9, ago
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Video Blogging & 2016 Game Awards

Happy New Year? Well regardless of how you feel about the new year, and the festive season in general, I hate it. To me it’s a gigantic “end of term” report card. It’s a time to reflect on what you’ve done since the previous new year, and invariably bring forth Read more…

By javidx9, ago
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It’s-a-meee-a Jario!

I’m currently drafting some posts about how the ReTrile engine works, and it occurred to me that I need a mascot an easily understandable rectangular sprite that I can use for instructive and brand development purposes. Normally I’d look to the greats out there in the video gaming world to add a fun Read more…

By javidx9, ago
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Code Display Widget – Crayon

I have ambitions of this being a programming blog (and all round tech, games, hardware, reviews etc) so I need to upload a bit a of code from time to time to make a point. Searching the WordPress plug-ins it became apparent that everybody else is using Crayon. [crayon-5bef6c97080e6755109231/] So Read more…

By javidx9, ago
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New Website

Sigh… Quite literally “Hello World!” (programming pun, excuse me) Yes, another new blog has landed on the internet. I will say now that I don’t plan on updating this every single day, but we’ll see what happens, you never know, I might not get bored so quickly. So welcome to Read more…

By javidx9, ago