All posts by Jonathan Kaharl

Freelance games and anime writer, lover of indie games and old point and clicks. Bi, male, will go on forever about existentialism if given the chance.

Hex, The

So, if you took a gander at the genres list over there, you’re probably confused, unless you’re already familiar with

Yuppie Psycho

Baroque Decay’s The Count Lucanor from a few years back was an interesting little title. It blended lighthearted comedy and


There’s been an interesting development in the last decade among indie and smaller studios. As entire types of play and

Sinful Eden

Looking at a single screen of this game, you’d expect this Kusoge piece would be about how it’s a gross

Scar of the Doll, A

Something a lot of us don’t really seem to think about much are the people who helped make games and


Hey, you got Touhou Project in my Metroidvania! Hey, you got free 2D exploration in my bullet hell! And who

Return of the Obra Dinn

How do you follow up something like Papers, Please? How do you follow up one of the most successful, praised,

Mage’s Initiation: Reign of the Elements

If you’re a fan of Sierra’s old Quest for Glory series, you’re gonna want to listen up for this one.

Papo & Yo

Content Warning: This article discusses child abuse and alcoholism Gaming is an interesting medium. Thanks to its interactive nature, you

YIIK: A Postmodern RPG

Disclaimer: Only after writing this review did the writer discover that the main character, Alex, was played by Chris “Kirbopher”

Mitsume ga Tooru

With a career spanning decades, it’s not too surprising that Osamu Tezuka, largely considered the father of manga and a

Banzai Pecan: The Last Hope For the Young Century

Hey, do you love anime from the mid to late 2000s like FLCL and Panty and Stocking? Do you like


Note: Screenshots are taken from the 2014 Veteran Edition, which has enhanced graphical options. On June 17th, 2000, Deus Ex

Black Rainbow

The hidden object genre is kind of fascinating because while it’s certainly lacking in depth, the formula for making a

Silver Case, The: The 25th Ward

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Silver Case, The

With the DS remaster of Flower, Sun, and Rain from 2008 and The Silver Case‘s 2016 remaster, the release of

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