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As you probably know, Sir Terry Pratchett died on the 12th of March. He was with his family, and his cat. His death was not unexpected since his announcement of a diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s disease. He campaigned for the legalisation of euthanasia, and for better understanding and care of dementia sufferers. He kept […]

  California Games II is not, as you may have spotted, the original. This is because the keyboard controls for the original are so terrible that it was mostly me mooshing every key I could find in the hope it would make me not fall off my skateboard. Not featured in the video is snowboarding, […]

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  Firstly, an apology as last week’s suggested games didn’t work out (but will, or I’ll glare at them some more). I played this a lot when it was new in the early 1990s. A Wolfenstein 3D clone, Ken’s Labyrinth sent you off on a journey of really long hallways. The first game sends you […]

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  A few weeks ago I dusted off Ski or Die and played it badly for you. Since it’s a reskin/remake of Skate or Die (and since it was suggested) I played the first one for you this week. Which makes it all backwards, but never mind – we’ll soldier on. Playing this with a […]

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  What I know about wrestling could be written on the back of a postage┬ástamp in large writing. In the cast of playable characters I knew two names, and one of those was “sorta,” but overall this was stupidly fun. I may have missed a setting which allowed single player playing, but frankly just mashing […]

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