Spotlight on “Scaler: The Shape-Shifting Chameleon”

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Published: June 15th, 2021 Last modified: June 15th, 2021 Scaler is a PS2-era game that a grand total of 3 people have ever heard of.I’m being sarcastic, but seriously, this game did not get a lot of traction.I acquired a copy by pure and complete accident – I joined a video game trading website, in which you send in your old games for points, and then exchange your points for other people’s used games.…

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Spotlight on “Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy”

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Published: June 15th, 2021 Last modified: June 15th, 2021 Behold, one of many semi-forgotten treasures from the PlayStation 2. Allow me to share with you this strange, quirky game that honestly didn’t do very well commercially, but which that deeply influenced and inspired me throughout my childhood with stunning visuals, clever design, and a completely unique aesthetic that was far more creative than many other things out there.This…

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Spotlight on Manyland

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Given the popularity of Minecraft, I am shocked to find that very few people have ever heard of, let alone played, Manyland. Manyland is a free-to-play, simple but surprisingly robust, browser-based side-scrolling game that allows players to create limited-palette pixel art objects and build custom worlds.…

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Spotlight on Furcadia

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For the better part of my entire 2000’s, I was absolutely, utterly, and completely obsessed with a furry graphical social game called Furcadia.   Furcadia isn’t really a “game” – there’s no stats, no goals, no HP or leveling, no win or loss conditions.…

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