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CountStex

Steven@books.theunseen.city

Joined 1 year, 3 months ago

A GenX Englishman who left England for Denmark back in 2012 and now live on the Danish island of Bornholm. Bookwise I've always been a big fan of Fantasy and Sci-fi growing up on Tolkien, Terry Brooks, Terry Pratchett and many a Forgotten Realms saga. Mastodon: @countstex@dice.camp

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CountStex has read 0 of 12 books.

A middle-aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral. Although the house …

Review of 'Ocean at the End of the Lane' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

A truly charming tale that kept me intrigued the entire time. Though a child of the 70s as opposed to the 60s I still saw enough in the joy of my childhood in Neil's world that the world touched my soul in wonderful ways.

Uncertainty in Games (Paperback, 2013) 4 stars

How uncertainty in games—from Super Mario Bros. to Rock/Paper/Scissors—engages players and shapes play experiences.

In …

Review of 'Uncertainty in games' on 'Goodreads'

4 stars

An interesting dive into the role of uncertainty in games, both new and ancient. Littered with examples of how the various forms of uncertainty show up in games, many of which a gamer will have played or at least heard of. Something for both designers and players alike to mull over.