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Rovarsson reviews Medicum Veloctic: "Crisis medicine." April 20, 2021
"Night after night you sit awake, waiting for your superhero-boyfriend to come home so you can patch up his injuries. It's hurting you...." - See full review
Mike Russo reviews Fish & Dagger: "Hilarious, meta satire" April 20, 2021
"This was the last game I played in this year’s main festival, and oh what a treat when things end with a bang, not a whimper. Fish and..." - See full review
Mike Russo reviews Baggage: "An abstract fable" April 20, 2021
"I’ve noted in several of my other reviews that I prefer games that get specific, providing details to ground their narratives in a..." - See full review
Chin Kee Yong reviews La Nageuse Écarlate: "A ship without cargo" April 19, 2021
"This is a very basic pirate game where the objective is to steal treasures and bring them back home. I played it to practice reading..." - See full review
Rovarsson reviews Picton Murder Whodunnit: "Murder most sparse." April 19, 2021
"Picton Murder Whodunnit is a short and sparse random-perpetrator murder mystery. I played through it only once, so I can't really comment..." - See full review
A new listing for La Nageuse Écarlate, by smwhr April 18, 2021
Embarquez à bord de la Nageuse Écarlate, fière navire portant pavillon pirate. Combattez en pleine mer, collectez des indices et débarquez dans les ports pour subtiliser les trésors de l'Orient. Jeu réalisé...

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