the author

Author at ManaPool. Working in the IT industry but with a strong passion for gaming, Gary resides near Brighton, England. He has tactical superiority of RTS games but likes to dabble in turn-based to provide entertainment for the founder of Manapool Peter. Known for hopping from MMO to MMO Gary has a wide array of experience playing MMO's but is hard to impress after playing the likes of Ultima Online and Anarchy Online. Also known for bad typing and rambling.

EVE Online Review

EVE Online Review

Well. Where do I start? I am sure everyone has heard of EVE Online in one way or another. Be it from seeing articles about…

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion Review

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion Review

Ah Sins of a Solar Empire my old friend, it seems a long time since I originally reviewed the first installment and the two micro expansions…

Shattered Crystal Eve Online Competition

Shattered Crystal Eve Online Competition

I have always been a follower of Shattered Crystal and have been using them since the days of Ultima Online. Today I got an email…

Evochron Mercenary Review

Evochron Mercenary Review

It’s not often that a game completely disappoints, but unfortunately for me, Evochron Mercenary is such a game. I fondly remember spending hours upon hours…

Intel Identifies Chipset Design Error, Implementing Solution

Intel Identifies Chipset Design Error, Implementing Solution

Intel have just announced a design flaw in their Sandy bridge chipsets, meaning that any computer produced by any manufacturer containing a H67/P67 chipset is…

Sins of a Solar Empire Review

Sins of a Solar Empire Review

I am a huge sci-fi fan, I watch all things sci-fi and have a large game collection.  I remember the days of Starfleet Academy and…

Anarchy Online Review

Anarchy Online Review

There are always those games that stick with you for a long time, no matter how many times you leave you always end up going…