About You are Adrian Shepard, in stasis since the debacle at Black Mesa. But fortunately for you, a situation occurs where you come of use again. And so the G-man comes back to bring you out of stasis. The events in this game happen a bit before Gordon arrives in City 17, the player will… Read More
About Your objective is seemly simple; run to the sewers. You will face a number of obstacles on the way, including fences, a sniper, fire and Antlions. Phew! if you make it you are a good player. This is a beta release and the author is looking for feedback, so keep it useful! Reader Recommendations… Read More
Many hobbies change a person’s life, some good, some bad. I want you to think carefully before voting this week. Take a day to really consider the question and its implications.
This week’s question:
Has Gaming Changed You?
25th May 2007 19 Comments
Story You are a mad scientist, whose mission is to save your colleague in Xen. That has been captured by the U.S. Army , he is hidden some where out there , you will have to find him and he better be alive !!! You have a rendezvous at the last teleport centre on the… Read More
I don’t often talk about other game genres here on PlanetPhillip.com, but today’s Poll Question is exactly about that. Defining exactly what is and isn’t a game genre is interesting but out of the scope of this post, so for now:
How many other game genres do you regularly play?
18th May 2007 17 Comments
Steam certainly made aI change the way we think about buying games. Plenty of people, including many PP readers, are not too happy with the concept as it is currently implemented.
To keep the question a little simpler imagine that you want to buy a game and it is the same price vis an online distribution system or through normal retail.
Do you prefer online distribution systems or normal retail?
11th May 2007 30 Comments
I believe Unreal Tournament featured something called adaptive difficulty (Not sure if that’s the correct name). Instead of setting a difficulty level the game itself would adjust the skill level of the bots to ensure that the player encountered enemies that almost matched his or her skill. So this weeks question is this:
Do you prefer having a pre-defined or adaptive difficulty setting?
4th May 2007 12 Comments
About I’m fascinated by chase scenes in movies and real life. My fascination comes from the decision making process. I used to imagine myself as a film director and saying to the actors: “Okay, this is the chase scene. I want you to just flee. The camera will follow you where ever you go. Somebody… Read More
3rd May 2007 8 Comments