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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.

Baldur's Gate 2: Mage Talk

  04/2008

Ever wondered whatever the heck those crazy Arcane spellcasters say every time they unleash one of their spells upon you? It's actually very simple and stands for the chosen spell's spell school (abjuration, evocation, .

BG2 Solo Blade: A Report

  04/2008

Report Content Soloing - the Introduction The Blade Kit explained Used Baldur’s Gate II Setup Part 1: Irenicus’ Dungeon Part 2: The Circus Tent & Slums Slaves Part 3: A Tanner & More Slaves Part 4: The Astral Prison Part 5: Daystar & Mae’Var Part 6: Some Beholders & a Lich Part 7: Druid Grove & Guarded Compound Part 8: Planar Sphere & Kangaxx!

BG2: Cleric/Ranger Guide

  04/2008

Guide Content Introduction to the cleric/ranger Basic progression guide Picking your equipment The cleric/ranger’s spell picks

Wizardry 8: Classes Guide

  04/2008

The Bishop Race Best Races: Fairy: best INT & SPE. Downside: low PIE and almost no weapons/armor usable. (go for sprite daggers if you want close-combat) Elf: good INT, PIE & DEX.

Etrian Odyssey Review

  07/2007

Old School dungeon crawlers. It has been a long time since we’ve seen these types of games properly released. Veteran Roleplaying players should remember Eye of the Beholder, the Bard’s Tale, Might & Magic, Wizardry and other series, released upon different non-console platforms: DOS, Commodore 64, Amiga, … These games all used to have a few things in common, as explained in the Roleplaying Concepts article.

Wizardry 8: General Tips

  06/2007

Legal notice: Most tips, tricks, howtos and guides are - not - originally created by me. They are scattered throughout the Internet, and this site contains a bunch of information found on other sites.