Author Archives: Lee

About Lee

Lee Laughead writes stuff about video games. Read his Twitter at https://twitter.com/Mesarphelous even though Twitter sucks.

Flying, Hiding (short story)

Meyna is a young girl who works as a housekeeper for a wizard that adopted her after her parents died from a famine. After laboring as a maid and cook for two years, her employer decides that she’s ready for her real training. But Meyna soon faces trials much more difficult than those that were intended… Continue reading

Books and Short Stories, Not Video Gaming

Persona Q owns

Persona Q owns Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth is a 2014 dungeon crawler for the 3DS that combines the best aspects of the Persona and the Etrian Odyssey series. It’s a good game.

Animu, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, RPG or thereabouts, Video Gaming

Sentinels of the Multiverse

Sentinels of the Multiverse I played both the card game and the Android versions of this game. Though they have the exact same ruleset, they are different enough experiences for it to be worth noting. This review will cover both. … Continue reading

Android, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Online Gaming, Puzzle, Video Gaming

Odallus: The Dark Call

Odallus: The Dark Call Odallus: The Dark Call is a 2015 2D action game by Joymasher. It is inspired by Castlevania III, Ghosts & Goblins, Rastan, and Faxanadu. It’s as good or better than the games that inspired it. OK, … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Metroidvania, Platformer, Video Gaming

How to Fix MOBAs and How Blizzard Already Did It

How to Fix MOBAs and How Blizzard Already Did It Pictured: Average MOBA player Why are MOBA players such titantic pricks? MOBAs are still gigantically popular despite being frustrating to play and despite their objectively horrible communities. Somehow they manage … Continue reading

League of Legends, Online Gaming, Pay-to-Win, Video Gaming

A Review of The Final Specimen

A Review of The Final Specimen I received a free copy of this game in exchange for writing this review. It’s cool, though; I told the author that I would only accept it under the condition that I could badmouth … Continue reading

Commissioned, LEE YOU SOLD OUT I'M NEVER COMING BACK HERE AGAIN, Platformer, Video Gaming

The Lament of the Vanishing Game

The Lament of the Vanishing Game Not every article of media gets properly preserved. There are all sorts of movies, TV shows, and books thought to be gone forever. If we are fortunate, they may be rediscovered, but it’s unlikely. … Continue reading

MMO, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

Calculords Owns

Calculords Owns Seanbaby has been my favorite writer since I first saw his website in 1997. His x-treme writing style has been a gigantic influence on mine, and his video game reviews are always hysterical. I think his two articles … Continue reading

Android, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Strategy, Video Gaming

Darkest Dungeon Beta Review

Darkest Dungeon Beta Review Yes, it’s another Roguelike-like. I don’t care if you’re sick of them, because I probably never will be. Darkest Dungeon is a dungeon crawler inspired by the legions of Roguelikes, and is nearly as brutal. It … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Horror, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Roguelike-Like, RPG or thereabouts, Strategy, Video Gaming

Risk of Rain

Risk of Rain Roguelike-likes have swiftly become my favorite video game genre, outclassing politically trendy walking simulators and self-flagellation platformers by a long shot. There is randomness, but in a good Roguelike or Roguelike-like (we’ve got to find a better … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Roguelike-Like, Video Gaming