I’m not going to go so far as to say that I dislike roguelikes. In fact I can immediately name a couple I’ve had a good time with, along with a few darlings of the industry, things like FTL and Binding of Issac. However, for all that, I also think roguelikes in general are not aimed for me. After dying a few times I tend to get easily disheartened with playing through the same levels for the dozenth time in a row, with unvarying levels of progress and so I give up. In particular this tends to happen after an unusually successful run of the game, and so when this too inevitably ends in failure I simply give up on trying to get further. Continue reading
Okay so having missed two Endweek Newses in a row probably tells you that this post is going to be a long one (even if the title doesn’t). So allow me to say that right now no one is more irritated than me at my sloppy handling of the news recently, this one is both three weeks late and I even managed to miss posting it yesterday. Not very professional… However I am pleased to follow that up by saying: “Thank you everyone! You’ve been very patient but we should now, at long last, be able to return to standard operating procedure now!” That’s right folks, the shroud of exams is now finally passed and me and Tim are free to return to active service! The alcohol has been flowing and everything is once more right with the world! As of now we should be able to return to the excellent and not at all lazy standard of service with which you should be accustomed to from MMGaming!
So what has been going on in the world of video games recently? (By the way it’s worth noting that this particular news post does cover news from all the past three weeks so is REALLY long)