Friday, 29 October 2010

Top 9 most brilliant narrative devices in gaming

If you've been patiently following Well-Rendered for a while, you'll know that I get really excited about narrative.

No, stop! Don't click away! There will be cake later!

Right, now that I have your attention, allow me to elaborate.

Thursday, 21 October 2010


Oh, and there's more.

Last week, I went to the "Nintendisco" (great name) retro gaming night in Camden's Lock Tavern.

Here's the review.

It's really good fun if you're in the area. Are retro gaming nights the next big thing? Let's hope so...

There will be a "proper" Well-Rendered along shortly.

Friday, 15 October 2010

Enslaved... review?

As an affictionado of Cosmopolitan's "What kind of girlfriend are you?" quizzes, I was thrilled to discover this female character stereotype flowchart, as tweeted by Tomb Raider walkthrough guru Stella yesterday.

Naturally, I tried it for myself before I checked to see whether any video game women made the grade. Turns out I am a Cat Lady.

Saturday, 9 October 2010

Why I haven't written anything for ages

I keep trying to think of something ponderous and analytical to say about Enslaved but I can't because I am boggly-eyed with excitement.