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Writer at ManaPool. By day, DJMMT is a struggling college alum surviving by making pizza in Wisconsin and looking for better work. By night, he's a top shelf gamer. His favorite genres are platformers and real time action RPGs. Want to have a long discussion about any topic in gaming? Me too. Send me a message and let's talk.

Early Look @ Solarix

Early Look @ Solarix

Let me preface this piece by saying that I believe a number of the issues I had while playing this beta were due to my…

Power-Up Review

Power-Up Review

PowerUp is a new retro style space shooter by the 1 man indie developer Psychotic Psoftware. I do not believe in pulling punches in reviews…

8BitBoy Review

8BitBoy Review

If you’re old like me, then you remember growing up with games like Super Mario Bros. (1985) and Sonic the Hedgehog (1991). When we look…

Early Look @ Flat Kingdom

Early Look @ Flat Kingdom

One of the hardest things for small development studios is trying to turn a simple concept into a noteworthy game. On one hand they can…

Spandex Force: Champion Rising Review

Spandex Force: Champion Rising Review

At the suggestion of my lead editor, I reluctantly tried a newly released (4/11/2014) game called Spandex Force – Champion Rising. This game was created…

Cherry Tree High I! My! Girls! Review

Cherry Tree High I! My! Girls! Review

A short while back I reviewed a game called The Sacred Tear TRUE which was published by Nyu Media. While I didn’t love the game,…

The Sacred Tears TRUE Review

The Sacred Tears TRUE Review

There are so many ways to describe/quantify/categorize RPGs today and honestly it really irritates me. I don’t care if it’s an RPG, JRPG, action RPG,…

SanctuaryRPG Review

SanctuaryRPG Review

There is nothing quite as special as the RPG. It’s a genre that can be done in so many different ways or the same way…

Poon Man Review

Poon Man Review

As a writer I always enjoy references to classical literature like Moby Dick by Herman Melville. And as an old school gamer I also enjoy…

Nexionode Review

Nexionode Review

I’m a sucker for puzzle games, but in today’s world with an overabundance of app games, it’s hard to find one that’s actually good and…