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Runic Games and Torchlight Interview

When Tom reviewed Torchlight he was very impressed. Actually, I think anyone who reviewed Torchlight was very impressed. It’s done tremendously well after all and to find out some more about it, we asked Wonder Russell at Runic Games some questions. Firstly, Torchlight seems to be doing really well. Congratulations! Given that the game was only announced at PAX, and there hasn’t been a huge amount of hype in the run up to release, why do you think it’s appealed to so many people? Thanks! We think it appeals to people for the same reason it appeals to us. It…

Post Script Episode 1

Post Script is a brand new episodic HL2 mod created by Lewis Denby; I spent some time with Episode One earlier this week. From the start it is unashamedly grim; set in a post apocalypse that you somehow created. You don’t know what happened but it is your fault – that’s for certain. The opening sequence delights in telling you so in an uncomfortable one way conversation; and at one point informs you that you are, amongst other things, an ‘utter, utter bastard’. What follows in a haunting and almost surreal experience as you explore a town with a constant…