10 most popular posts of the past 90 days

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1. Skyrim – Constructive criticism at its best

People are usually unable to express their opinions without coming across like toddlers stamping their pudgy little legs and screaming, “But I want …”

2. First impressions: Arx Fatalis

I’m not very good at wielding a bone. Hell, I’m not even good at throwing them for dogs.  Continue reading

10 Most popular posts of 2012

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These are the most popular posts published in the past 12 months

1 Is it OK to think Skrillex is OK?

I didn’t put too much thought or time into an offhand musing as to the relative merits (or otherwise) of the wub-wub guy, so I was surprised by its popularity. Did the post’s 63,000 readers join Team Love or Team Hate?   Continue reading

Tamriel Rebuilt for Morrowind’s huge new update

It’s now ten years since Morrowind came out, and you’d be forgiven for thinking that its loyal modding community would have given up on it by now. Tamriel Rebuilt aims to create the whole Morrowind landmass, rather than just the island of Vvardenfell that came with the game. When they first started and seemed to be making slow progress, I thought they’d give up before they were even a quarter of the way through. It’s taken them many years, but their achievement is outstanding – a fan-made expansion that’s now bigger than the (huge) game itself. This is what they’ve built so far.  Continue reading