Monthly Archives: September 2017

Thimbleweed Park is Out Now on iOS and Has Won Me Over

Thimbleweed Park By: Terrible Toybox (Ron Gilbert) I'm not going to mince words. When I first heard about and saw screenshots of Ron Gilbert's Thimbleweed Park, I had some excitement mixed with dread. Dread that it would mimic old retro games to a point that wouldn't be enjoyable for me. I'm very sensitive about games wasting my time, and a list of action verbs on the screen was not that appealing to me. I didn't grow up on LucasArts games. The point-and-click adventures I played were those Read more [...]

My Week Unwrapped: September 18, 2017 – Iron Marines, Typeshift, Thimbleweed Park, Actual Sunlight, Miss Fisher, neoDefense and More

Hi everyone! Last week I switched My Week Unwrapped to Mondays so I'm not rushing to get it out Sunday night. So far, that's been working great, but this is an insanely busy week for games that are both already out or releasing this week...even tomorrow! I'm trying to complete some games before release so I can review them, so my blurbs this week might be on the short side. In any case, there's a lot of games to check out -- and a few to avoid. Make sure to watch the videos if you're not sure whether Read more [...]

Iron Marines: Level 7, Cocoon Walkthrough Guide

Iron Marines By: Ironhide S.A. Certain levels of Iron Marines are especially tricky, so I'm making guides for them. This one is for Mission 7, Cocoon. See the rest of my Iron Marines guide here. So if you're also having trouble with Level 7, Cocoon, here are some tips: - I used Kara level 7 or 8, but feel free to try a different hero if you don't like her. - The timer at the top does seem bad at first, but it's just makes you rush a bit more. It's not *that* bad, as you only need to take Read more [...]

Iron Marines: Level 4, Unto the Breach Walkthrough Guide

Iron Marines By: Ironhide S.A. Certain levels of Iron Marines are especially tricky, so I'm making guides for them. This one is for Mission 4, Unto the Breach. See the rest of my Iron Marines guide here. So if you're also having trouble with Level 4, Unto the Breach, here are some tips: - First, figure out which hero you want to use and make sure they're leveled up at least to level 2 or 3. I used Fate he first time and Kara the second time. - You'll start off with only 50 max Etherwatts. Read more [...]

Typeshift: Pumpkin Pack Walkthrough Guide and Answers

TypeShift By: Zach Gage Zach Gage's fantastic word game, Typeshift, just got a new free crossword puzzle pack called Pumpkin. These are fan puzzles made by Robert Seater and each one has its own set of rules, making it more challenging than usual. So I'm going to help you solve all of them. Obviously, this walkthrough will spoil things for you so only look if you've give up on your own. I'm putting each puzzle on its own page to minimize spoilage. Use the links at the top or numbers at the bottom Read more [...]