the author

Managing Editor of ManaPool, Peter lives in York, UK and is a great fan and master of turn-based strategy games. If he isn't playing one of those, you'll probably find him in a role-playing game instead. He's definitely not afraid to provide a straight up opinion on any game and has a strong like for indie developers. We all start small, after all.

Kickstarter: My Uncle Merlin

Kickstarter: My Uncle Merlin

An Interactive Adventure My Uncle Merlin is Live on Kickstarter. My Uncle Merlin is a tale of a young man, his uncle, and their unconventional…

Warframe Review

Warframe Review

“I’m a freaking space ninja!” This pretty much sums up the initial feeling you have when playing Warframe for the first time. Over time the…

Warframe Resource Farming Guide

Warframe Resource Farming Guide

This guide focuses on locations with good drop rates for the resources that are listed, combined with the knowledge that most locations drop multiple useful resources at the same time.

Warframe Clan ManaPool

Warframe Clan ManaPool

ManaPool has been active in Warframe since early July, 2014. The clan is officially affiliated with ManaPool.co.uk and ran by our Editorial Team, though we…

Interview with Soldak Entertainment on Drox Operative

Interview with Soldak Entertainment on Drox Operative

In this week’s interview, we caught up with Steven Peeler, designer and programmer of Soldak’s games. Before he started Soldak, he worked at Ritual Entertainment for several years as their technical director.

Early Look @ Endless Legend

Early Look @ Endless Legend

The first thought I had when I saw Endless Legend was ‘fuck yeah.’ I’ve been looking for a new fantasy 4X since forever.

A glimpse at casino scenes in online gaming

A glimpse at casino scenes in online gaming

Casino gaming is something that most people have at least passing familiarity with, and it’s common for online titles and open world video games to…

Interview with TreeFall Studios on The Gem Collector

Interview with TreeFall Studios on The Gem Collector

In this week’s interview with an indie developer, we catch up with founder and creative director Eli Brewer of TreeFall Studios, creators of platformer The Gem Collector. This small indie game development company hopes to create new and unique experiences that people can pick up and enjoy.

Interview with Chasing Carrots on Cosmonautica

Interview with Chasing Carrots on Cosmonautica

In this week’s interview with an indie developer, we catch up with producer Josef of Chasing Carrots, creators of space trading game Cosmonautica. It’s a small studio where everyone wears a lot of hats. Josef, for one, does PR, marketing, contracts, game testing, and submissions for festivals on top of production related stuff.

Interview with PASSTECH Games on Space Run

Interview with PASSTECH Games on Space Run

In this week’s interview with an indie developer, we catch up with programmer Sylvain Passot of PASSTECH Games, creator of real-time-strategy Space Run. With 10…