Priceless Play – 12 January

Cleaning is miraculous. It is the ultimate de-stressor for me. I have no patience for an unmade bed or dishes left in the sink. I pride myself on my cable management, I love making to-do lists, and nothing makes me more excited than an itinerary. Perhaps it’s why I love inventory management and city sims! But even I can fall behind on my organisational prowess. I have so many ambitions left unfulfilled, so much productivity made illusory with every pomodoro timer and budget tracker app I download but never use.…

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Hocus Pocus Doom drags Apogee’s DOS platformer into the third dimension

Hocus Pocus Doom a dangerously potent cocktail of nostalgia. Doom 2 modder “Ravage” has been working on this since 2014, adapting an old 2D DOS game into a GZDoom-based (but kid-friendly) FPS.¬†If you grew up playing DOS games in the 90s, you may remember¬†Hocus Pocus, or at least the shareware version. Honestly, it wasn’t the greatest – a simple platformer published by Apogee. Hocus Pocus Doom, on the other hand, is an enormous, polished game and (as of a new release yesterday) finished, in need of only the gentlest of…

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