Zach Lindemann

Spiritfarer Review

Spiritfarer for Switch with a candle and yellow wreath

“A cozy management game about dying” is perhaps my favorite tagline for a game ever. And it really is an apt description for Spiritfarer, a lovely indie game from Thunder Lotus that I recently completed on my Switch! (I enjoyed it so much that I added it to my top 10 best games of 2020 …

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Top 10 Best Games of 2020

Final Fantasy VII Remake Deluxe Edition

We all know that 2020 has been nothing short of horrible, for so many reasons. But there is at least one bright spot: a lot of fantastic video games were released! I know I’m not alone in being grateful for games in a time of quarantine and such anxiety. They’ve really helped me manage stress …

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Coffee Talk Review (Switch)

Nintendo Switch playing Coffee Talk with coffee mug, notebook, and plant nearby

Writing in December 2020, Coffee Talk (from Toge productions) is perfect for the times. It’s a fairly short game about owning a coffee shop and interacting with customers, with an ideal blend (pun fully intended) of cozy, calm, fun, creative, and emotional resonance. It’s exactly what I wanted (and needed!) to play right now. It …

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N64 Operation Card Archive

Wave Race 64 Operation Card Side 1

Even if you’re a big Nintendo 64 collector, it’s possible you may not even remember these things. As far as I can determine through my extensive research (AKA some Google searches and message board perusal), there were only 9 games in the entire N64 library that included an “N64 operation card”. They were designed to …

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