Review Roundup: Borderland Tales in Wasteland 2 feel like This War of Mine

by M. Joshua

In this episode of Love Subverts, we abstractly pick out pieces from two videogame reviews and an article about simulating war as Jesus.

This War of Mine: WWJD in the Midst of Hell on Earth?

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I set out to discover if we could survive a wartime siege as Jesus might.

Winter rages on. I assigned Arica to collect snow outside while I considered burning our books for fuel. We need to burn something to melt the snow into drinking water. The value of lumber is increasing. Food is getting harder to come by. And one of our traps stopped working. To top everything else off, snow and military action are closing down certain parts of town, making scavenging even more difficult.

Read This War of Mine: WWJD in the Midst of Hell on Earth? on Gamechurch.

Handsome, Grizzled Old Bastard – Wasteland 2 Review

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This game made me love it for seventy six hours. It made me want to grow a beard and think about stockpiling ammunition.

Fifty-two hours in, I arrived at the second half of the game. I felt by that point like I started to get how the game worked. It was still hard and full of social manipulations. And it made me into even more of a shrewd bastard. In the end, I came out on top and logged-off at seventy-six hours feeling like I earned it.

Read Handsome, Grizzled Old Bastard – Wasteland 2 Review on Plus10Damage.

Tales From The Borderlands: Zer0 Sum Review

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My wife, Jess, sorta liked Tales from the Borderlands’ first episode. That “sorta” is a big deal for her. The GameCell dudes loved it.

“I can confidently tell Greg that he at least gets a gun in the game. And one bullet. There you go, Greg! A gun. Yes, I know. This probably still won’t make you happy. But, think about this: a single bullet creates an enormous tension.

Read the Tales From The Borderlands: Zer0 Sum Review on plus10damage.com.