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You’re looking at Jefklak’s Retro Game Codex, a dedicated and highly opinionated website about nostalgic games. A lovely mix between Nintendo handheld gaming love, ’90s DOS games and old school PC RPGs that were an integral part of my youth.
That healthy cocktail left a lasting impression - and netted me the Codex (and glasses). A lot of articles have been carefully restored from the black depths of the Jefklak Archive for your entertainment. As Deckard Cain would have said it:

Stay Awhile and Listen!


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Void Bastards: Scrapheap Scrounging

Mediocre | Void Bastards is as weird as the title suggests—but in a delightuf way. In it, you board spaceships, shoot stuff, watch “foomp”, …

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Metroid Dread: The Sequel Fusion Deserves?

Great | Nineteen years later, Metroid Fusion for the Game Boy Advance finally got a much-deserved sequel! I’m ignoring Other M and Samus Returns right …

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Day Of The Tentacle (Remastered)

Amazing | If there is any adventure game that doesn’t need an introduction, it’s LucasArts' masterpiece Day of the Tentacle (DOTT). And with that, …

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Agent A: A (Quite Good) Puzzle in Disguise

Great | Agent A’s subtitle, A Puzzle in Disguise, speaks volumes. Here’s a (quick) game that plays like a point & click adventure game, but is …

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Dexter Stardust: Adventures In Outer Space

Great | A casual browse through the Nintendo Switch’s digital Shop pages—something my wife loves to do to discover random new things—brought …