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Fantasy Life - First Impressions

Posted by Obscurus in I want to create, 30 September 2014 · 4,156 views

"Why no Fantasy Life review Vooks" - Me, two days ago, before starting Fantasy Life. I've since sunk 15 hours into the game, and my partner more. Together, we've barely scratched the surface.

An action RPG that I would describe as if Animal Crossing and Oblivion had a love child. But its so much more then that. While my first instincts when I picked this...


Wii U time!

Posted by LordZod in The Dirt Sheet, 28 May 2014 · 3,788 views

It's been a while...
But hey, I'm picking up a Wii U on Saturday, so it seems like a decent time to add an entry here.
Why did I hold out on the Wii U for so long? Good question. All I know is Mario Kart 8 was the tipping point, and I plan on getting stuck into some of the great titles I've missed out on.
Not entirely sure how I'm get...


A Month in the Steam Market: Week 4

Posted by benanen in The Cat's Pyjamas, 15 July 2013 · 2,006 views
steam, sale, trading cards, valve and 1 more...

Week 4: The Finale.
The week began with important learnings: I read on reddit that Steam’s midweek deals were ending early, indicating that Steam’s Summer Sale would begin on the 11th (in the US).  I also learned that crafting a badge would get me one of the elusive, constantly evolving Mystery Cards!



First Impressions of Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Posted by GoodOrEvil in The Captain's Log, 17 June 2013 · 2,368 views
animal crossing: new leaf and 2 more...

The Good: Music

The soundtrack is gorgeous. This is one of the games where I'll be playing and then realise just how great the music is. I really hope Nintendo comes out with an orchestrated OST one day (not...


Some comedy acting by me!

Posted by Jabjabs in My cats tardis, 26 May 2013 · 1,648 views

I am Dr Clarke Rhombus in this bit me and some friends made. Enjoy!


Vooks Update + Call For More Contributors

Posted by VOOK in Vooks Blog, 16 April 2013 · 1,806 views

Situation Report

We’ve been struggling here at Vooks for the past couple of months, the server we’re on just can’t hold the capacity of people who come to the site on a daily basis and it’s been a daily fight to work with the site. We’ve had to reduce the limits on the server so only a small number of people can come on...


Great Games You Probably Haven't Played Pt 11

Posted by PlasmaDavid in Department of LASER Defence, 28 January 2013 · 2,346 views
teeny tiny eetsy beetsy leetl and 2 more...

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Another multi-entry!

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Darwinia and its offspring, Multiwinia, are to me a great example of game creativity....


3DS Hori Hard Pouch Review

Posted by playa271 in Use No Way As Way, 13 January 2013 · 3,357 views
3DS, gaming, videogames, review and 2 more...

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3DS Hori Hard Pouch Review

So since the release of the 3DS. I knew when I bought mine it needed a pouch/case. I finally ended...


The Explorer

Posted by ENKC in It Comes from Hell, 03 January 2013 · 1,467 views

This is what happens when Ian goes on holiday. Last night, a story came to me and developed in the early hours of the morning whilst my brain was hyped up on too much caffeine. On waking, I decided to write it down. Perhaps it seems a little heavy-handed in the light of day, but so be it. This is what a few hours of...


In which I talk about Dark Souls

Posted by Takora in Takora's Blog, 18 August 2012 · 2,767 views
Dark Souls, PS3

After a few months of on again off again playing, I have finally knocked Dark Souls off my backlog of games. You may know it for the reputation it has gained as one of the hardest games of this console generation, with countless tales of people giving up due to the sheer difficulty. I've gone through the whole gamut of emotions when it comes to this...


Keeping your horror "slender" makes it better.

Posted by James in Supplantation, 04 August 2012 · 3,474 views

No spoilers included here, but marked just in case.

Horror is a genre that I love.

Everyone who knows me well enough (heck some who don't) all know that I absolutely ADORE the horror genre. Some nay sayers, conservatives etc. think that people who enjoy horror must be "sick" or "twisted" in order to want to endure such...


Things I learned from Secret of the Magic Crystal

Posted by Ninja Catfish in Junk I Write, 15 July 2012 · 3,103 views

A friend at work bought me Secret of the Magic Crystal as a joke. (A JOKE!)
I decided, ha, the joke's on you, I'm going to PLAY and ENJOY this game!

So I gave it a try, and learned a few things.

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I started out with a 'Colt' (apparently a colt is a tiny baby...


What might the GBA Ambassador games mean?

Posted by Phantom Ganon in Just Another Blog, 03 June 2012 · 2,039 views

Time to dust off the ol' blog. Last time I posted an entry I was going to do my own theory on the Zelda timeline. But I never got into the idea after that. Plus Nintendo went and released the official timeline, which is confusing (not so much the timeline released but the fact that they actually released it). Actually scratch that last bit, both the...


Money Rich, Time Poor: The Case of the Backlog

Posted by Darth Robbo in Ebb & Flow, 28 March 2012 · 3,896 views

More and more lately, I find myself (and others around me) with little time to indulge in the things I buy for myself. Material goods, as it were. I spend hundreds of dollars a month on things like video games, hardware, books and other little things, but barely get around to using them.

Now don't take this for a whinge post. I'm not posting this...


extended response to 'the wall'

Posted by indevelopment in click jump shoot and tap, 11 March 2012 · 2,084 views
music, album club

Posting here so I don't derail the thread with a long rambly post, just wanted to get more out of the system about this album. Because as an investment in time, this is something that keeps on giving.

Spoiler warning though, if you don't want to be exposed to my particular take on the wall, stop reading. Like a great work of literature, or film,...


Nintendo Fanboy

Posted by NinjaDead in NinjaDead's Blog, 07 December 2011 · 2,703 views

Am I the only one that gets offended and annoying by being called a Fanboy? For some reason, it seems only Nintendo fans and gamers get called fanboys, or people who think a Nintendo game deserves a higher score. Aussie Nintendo reviewed Mario Kart 7, and gave it 8/10. This seemed a bit low to me, I personally was thinking 9/10, at the least 8.5 because I...


How I feel about Skyward Sword

Posted by Darth Robbo in Once More, With Feeling, 23 November 2011 · 1,755 views
Legend of Zelda, Skyward Sword and 1 more...

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To start off with, a quick disclaimer. I am about 20 hours in, and halfway through what you'd call the fifth dungeon. I am...


Royal Crown Revue - Mugzy's Move

Posted by popolopolous in Albuming, 09 November 2011 · 1,686 views

Hey hey hey, first album club album. I've decided I'm going to do my reviews based on a first listen, and maybe do a restrospective if I continue listening to the album or whatever - just so every album gets a fair go, as there'll be some I'll most likely never listen to again. But yeah, this here I shall use for my lengthy rambling as...


My Nintendo Connection Tour 2011 Experience - 3D Photos

Posted by Excite in Excite's Blog of Excitement, 05 November 2011 · 1,767 views

This is a gallery of my 3D photos from the Nintendo Connection Tour 2011 when it stopped by New South Wales. Enjoy!

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In case you missed my two-part feature article where I recounted my experience, you can find...


Radar Mission - Virtual Console

Posted by choodi in Choodi's short game reviews, 15 July 2011 · 1,874 views
virtual console, Gameboy

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Radar Mission on the 3DS Virtual Console is a throwback to an earlier time when portable gaming was quick, simple and most of all, fun. It was one of the earliest games released by Nintendo on the original Game Boy and the simple nature suited the...

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