Video Games (9)

We Love Katamari REROLL + Royal Reverie

If you know me, you know I love Katamari Damacy. So it's no surprise that I bought the remake of the sequel, We Love Katamari, the day it came out. I did this knowing full well that I like it significantly less than the original because second best is still pretty good. 

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The Sinking City

My wife and I finished playing The Sinking City on switch a couple of weeks ago, and I have some thoughts. We 100%'d it (as much as possible - I'll explain later what that means), so I'll be going into some detail here!

Warning: Some spoilers ahead! Spoiler averse people should just skip to the end for a microsummary

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Game Journal Feb 26 2023

I've fallen off DQ Treasures and Gotta Protectors for now. I have played a bunch of weird things in the intervening month though, so let's hit a few high notes: (screenshot stolen from random steam user) This game looks like shit, sounds like shit, and…

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Gotta Protectors: Cart of Darkness

I finally finished this game! Now I feel like I can talk about it.

First of all, I want to thank my good friend Ramona for suggesting this game - they advocated for it quite a bit when it first came out, but my dumb ass waited until it was on sale to pick it up. I should have gotten it right away! You can read their words on this game here:

Adventures On The Lonely Frontier

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Game Journal Jan 28 2023

I'm still playing Dragon Quest Treasures and King's Bounty but nothing new to report. But I did want to talk a bit about Hitman: World of Assassination.

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Game Journal Jan 22 2023

Three entries this week: Dragon Quest Monsters Caravan Hearts, Dishonored and Dragon Quest Treasures. I promise this is not a "Games That Start With D" blog.

Dragon Quest Monsters Caravan Hearts

Hoo boy, what a weird game. 

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Dragon Quest Monsters: Delocalized

This was originally a post on, now presented here for your convenience. See the original post here.

Dragon Quest Monsters is delightful even 24 years (!) later. I’m playing with this retranslation patch, mostly because I wanted something different: 

It’s actually a really good patch though, and makes the game’s dialogue infinitely more charming.

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