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Angharade reviews 9:05: "Brilliant, Short, and Effective" October 16, 2017
"The writing was clever and direct. The slight details were teases- and enjoyable even at the very beginning. I had a ton of fun with a..." - See full review
A new listing for Crypt Shyfter: Spooktacular, by Kung Fu Space Barbarian October 16, 2017
What evil is this!? The Lords of Madness have been released! All the badass heroes have failed to prevent this from happening... probably because you are a powerful Shyfter and your plans always go off...
A new listing for SUDS, by Dave Edwards October 14, 2017
"Another boring day at Emeroyd Farm. You stand in the rustic kitchen bemusedly watching a frog 'phoning the AA for a road report. Poor Jackie Hayrick, it's been a bad year for you. The ratings have fallen...
NoiselessPenguin reviews Grandma Bethlinda's Variety Box: "Boxed in" October 14, 2017
"Minimalist? Minimalist. ‘x me’ gets me the stock response, which is always a little disappointing. I like games where you’re a strongly..." - See full review
NoiselessPenguin reviews Laterna Magica: "Like being tied to a chair and having an essay shouted at you" October 14, 2017
"Uh…. This appears to be about a self-help philosophy for reaching enlightenment. You have a conversation where each screen offers two..." - See full review
NoiselessPenguin reviews Tower: "Tower" October 14, 2017
"So I'm in a tower... this seems to be fantasy land with some modern elements like a neon tube. The implementation and the level of hints..." - See full review

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