Monthly Archives: September 2014

Ayutthaya Universalis: Building an Empire in Southeast Asia

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series Europa Universalis IV

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series Europa Universalis IVThe Kingdom of Ayutthaya was the major power in Southeast Asia in the 14th and 15th centuries. Based in the capital of Ayutthaya on the Chao Phraya River, … Continue reading

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CA announces Total War: Attila (updated to add video)

Creative Assembly has announced Total War: Attila, a sequel in all but name to 2005’s Rome: Barbarian Invasion.  Eurogamer, IGN, and USGamer (amongst others) have previews up. (Update: I have added a gameplay video above – skip to 4:12. Hat … Continue reading

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Musical Tuesday: “Walls No Man Has Seen” (The Banner Saga), composed by Austin Wintory

This week’s song begins slowly, and it’s not as “attention-grabbing” as, say, the music that plays during the finale. Give it 30 seconds. I love how it builds to a higher, hopeful note. Enjoy!     Change of format this … Continue reading

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Buy Armageddon Empires, one of my favourite strategy games, for $1

  Heads up — Armageddon Empires (together with several other games) is $1 at Humble Bundle for another four days. AE is a 4X post-apocalyptic turn-based strategy game, overlaid with a CCG. Before each match, players choose units, heroes, and … Continue reading

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Musical Monday: “Cherry Blossom Color Season” (Katamari Damacy), composed by Yu Miyake

This week’s song is a great, quirky, happy piece from a great, quirky, happy game. It’s perhaps my single favourite from the Katamari soundtrack – no small feat, given how strong the other songs are. Enjoy!  

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