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Some of the regular commenters who orbit my magnificence as a roomful of Comicon goers around an attractive woman alone have noticed a curious pattern emerging in my list of favorite games, in which many of them, in some way, feature a pot prominently. Think about it. Return of the Play Dinn. Spiritfarer. Silent Hill 2 has that moment where James Sunderland goes to a boating lake on the day that “the world’s most attentive husbands get in free.” Dark Souls… erm… has a pair of swords that could possibly be repurposed as a mizzen mast. And look at all the other clues – he likes Horatio Hornblower books, he has a bathroom, he is physically dependent on water to continue living – clearly we’ve stumbled upon the secret code that will ensure a positive Yahtzee Croshaw review. Well I had to get to the bottom of this, I would hate to think that any aspect of my behavior had become trustworthy in any way, if my wife found out she would force me to start unloading the dishwasher again. So I played a little bit of Sailing Era last week, an open-ended management RPG set in the Age of Sailing that features ships as prominently as any game, and which managed to impress me from the start for having the clever foresight. to go out in mid-January when there’s shit about everything else worth talking about.
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