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Space Funeral

RPG Maker 2003. Load of rubbish, right?* It makes me think of endless JRPG clones: unsubtle homages to games that were already dull. Identikit fantasies where the farmboy protagonist leaves home on an epic quest to save the land, pick up purple-haired chicks with thyroidal eyes, and loot everything he can get his pixellated hands on. Space Funeral is no different to these games in some respects. You play as Philip, a man who leaves home on a linear mission to right the wrongs of his world. You fight monsters in turn based battles, gain experience, and collect loot. Sounds…

Ubisoft. DRM. The Endgame.

Today’s article, I’m afraid, is a little different. I had hoped to be bringing you a new Mass Effect post, but something got in the way. Just minutes ago I looked at my twitter feed and came across this PC Gamer piece, breaking the news about Ubisoft’s new DRM. That effort will have to be postponed, this isn’t the kind of piece I usually write, and I’m going to have to put my pretty screenshots away for a second, but this is the most important thing happening in PC Gaming right now, and we’d be remiss if we didn’t cover…