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Mitchell Long

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Mitchell “Moe” Long is a North Carolina writer with a passion for all things pop culture. Besides gaming, Moe enjoys cult classic films, listening to vinyl, and drinking far too much coffee. In addition to Cliqist, Moe writes about music and movies, and is currently composing what he hopes will one day be a novel about the universally awkward period of life known as high school. Feel free to check out and subscribe to his Examiner page as well as connect with him on Twitter.

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Developer, inXile, delivered the massively successful Wasteland 2 under the direction of Brian Fargo, and now Wasteland 3 is on the way. Set to release on PC, Mac, PS4, Xbox One, and quite refreshingly Linux (for those of us like yours truly running Ubuntu). The crowdfunding campaign just launched…

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I’m a big film buff, and my cinema preferences tend to leach over into my gaming tastes. As a music lover, I gravitate towards a variety of genres, notably underground hip hop and 70’s psych-rock, but if you browse my music collection, you’ll find a…

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Brian Fargo. It’s a name you’ve likely seen in the credits of your favorite classic game, and lately on many successful Kickstarter campaign pages. An influential member of the video game industry since the 80’s, Fargo has significantly impacted the gaming landscape, and continues to…

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[dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]echnobabylon belongs to the breed of dystopian, cyberpunk, retro awesomeness. It’s part of a lovely renaissance, where classic titles are revived directly, or in the form of spiritual successors. While Technobabylon stands alone, it’s definitely reminiscent of several classics. I highly enjoyed playing Wadjet…

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[dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]here’s little doubt that inXile has dominated the Kickstarter scene lately in recent years. 2014’s Wasteland 2 arrived as a much lauded sequel to the 1988 classic, and Torment: Tides of Numenera is currently the most funded videogame on Kickstarter. Now, with The Bard’s Tale IV set continue…

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[dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]he latest Ultima Underworld release, Underworld Ascendant, recently surpassed its $600k Kickstarter goal, bringing in over $860,000, and many gamers, myself included, are quite excited. The exciting RPG is preceded by two titles, Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss, and Ultima Underworld II: Labyrinth of Worlds. In preparation for the…

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[dropcap size=big]A[/dropcap]fter a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign and a lengthy Early Access, InXile Entertainment’s highly anticipated Wasteland 2 debuted. The second franchise installment dropped in 2014, continuing the narrative from 1987’s Wasteland. I reviewed the beta and final cut earlier, but never had the opportunity…

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[dropcap size=big]D[/dropcap]arkest Dungeon lives up to its name: it’s dark, and not simply in traditional dungeon crawler ways. Red Hook Studios’ turn-based role playing game delves into psychology, a realm many games sidestep. This mental probing explores the effects on in-game characters, and through clever…