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What’s Killing My Social Life This Week – Starbound

{Warning! Starbound is still on early access, representation not product full blah blah unfinished game blah is this an early access phase I’m going through, or will I finally move on to  playing shit that works blah blah}

Do you want your Terraria world to be less fantasy and more sci-fi, yet still stick to the Lovecraftian undertone? Have you spent hours on forums, just looking for the right mod to make your game more like Battlestar Galactica? Well then there might just be a game for you and your extremely specific tastes.

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What’s Killing My Social Life This Week – The Five Nights at Freddie’s Series

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Uhhh….hello? Hello hello? Hello and welcome to a quick analysis of the Five Nights at Freddy’s games! As a gamer that also studies game design, this series has been fascinating to me. Not because it’s scary or or the complexity of its mechanics, but just how much discussion it has caused. The first game is made up of something like 8 animations, a bunch of still images, and almost no actual gameplay, but has absolutely captivated the internet.

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What’s Killing My Social Life This Week – Heroes of the Storm

{Before I begin, quick disclaimer. Heroes of the Storm is very much still in beta and as such the current version of the game is not representative of the final product blah blah blah-de dah.}

Have you ever wondered who would win in a fight between Nazeebo and Abathur? Do you spend many sleepless nights arguing about thinks like that in forums? Do you possess large amounts of disposable income you just can’t wait to waste? Well then, I’ve got good news for you.

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What’s Killing My Social Life This Week – Long live the Queen

Have you ever wanted to play as a high-school girl royal in an anime version of Game of Thrones? Better question, have you ever not wanted to play as a high-school girl royal in an anime version of Game of Thrones? I mean, who wouldn’t?

Long live the Queen is a visual novel-y, rpg-y anime… thing, developed by Hanako Games. In it you play as Elodie, a Queen-to-be 14-year-old whose mom has just tragically and incredibly conveniently died. On the bright side though, now you get to rule in her place and/or die trying.

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What’s Killing My Social Life This Week – Thief

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Have you ever wanted to play as Batman? Does his macho gritty voice fill you with unrestrained enthusiasm? Do you like dull, one-dimensional characters designed to appeal to the largest of demographics possible? Well then dust off your limited edition Dark Knight cape and brood off the top of high places during thunderstorms.

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What’s Killing My Social Life This Week – Dustforce

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Are you an obsessive-compulsive nerd that won’t put the controller/mouse/spiderman joystick down until they get 100% completion in a game? Do you spend the first 3 hours of your day disinfecting every single surface in Viscera Cleanup Detail? Have you actually played Crazy Plant Shop through to the end? Well if that’s the case, then join the club. My club. The one I’ve made and am the only member of. Alone.

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