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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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A Look At the Evolution of Retro Shooters and Their Engines

  06/2020

I'm feeling nostalgic. Why don't you join me so we can marvel at magnificent achievements of the FPS past?

Ion Fury: the Spiritual Successor of Duke3D?

  06/2020

Time to kick ass again - and don't forget to chew bubblegum! Does Shelly and the Build engine stand a chance anno 2020?

31 Animal Crossing GCN Features that (never?) returned

  05/2020

Which features from previous Animal Crossing games do you wish were present in the Switch one? Some features never made the jump to a new iteration. Let us take a closer look.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Adventure Blog

  04/2020

It is a fresh breeze indeed as the Island unfolds, buildings appear, and I sweat my ass off trying to collect enough lumber and clay to satisfy even the most grumpy of Tom Nooks. Welcome to the latest installment of Animal Crossing!

Experiencing the Enhanced Baldur's Gate

  07/2019

We move from one tree to the other, carefully glancing towards the ever so black fog of war. Imoen investigates things for us, while we prepare for the inevitable.

Diablo III: Diablo for Kids

  11/2018

Ever wanted to play a real dungeon crawler but got held back by the possibility of a carpel tunnel syndrome? Did Diablo 2’s skill tree make you dizzy and the hard decisions on where to dump attribute points net you an increased blood pressure?

Castlevania Circle of the Moon: a retrospective

  09/2018

As the hunt continues, from Aria of Sorrow to the beginning of Castlevania’s appearance on the GBA, Circle of the Moon, I have the uneasy feeling that my whip offers less solace in this scarier version of the castle.

Castlevania Aria of Sorrow: a retrospective

  07/2018

Calling Aria of Sorrow the best handheld Castlevania is quite a bold statement: they’re all great in their own way.

'Switch'-ing to the definitive nostalgic console

  06/2018

The Nintendo Switch has been on active duty here for longer than I can remember myself playing on any of my previous home consoles.

Wario Land: a retrospective

  05/2018

It’s been over 20 years since I last touched any of the Wario Land games. I vaguely remember them being one of the most exciting platformers I’ve ever played as a kid.