Meg Stivison

About Meg Stivison

Meg Stivison has been a videogamer since discovering text-based adventure games as a little girl. She blogs on games and life at Simpsonsparadox.com.



Author Archives: Meg Stivison

BuriedTown Review

January 29th, 2016 | by Meg Stivison

When I started playing this game, my main question was whether Locojoy’s BuriedTown, yet another strategy game about surviving the


Sproggiwood Review

July 4th, 2015 | by Meg Stivison

Sproggiwood is a casual roguelike, where your character, the Cloghead, has to complete missions for his adorably moody boss, Sproggi.


Knights of Pen & Paper 2

June 4th, 2015 | by Meg Stivison

Reviewing sequels can be rough, because what can you say the second time around? Sometimes a sequel’s just like buying the


Enchanted Cave 2

May 24th, 2015 | by Meg Stivison

Enchanted Cave 2 opens in a typical RPG town, full of townspeople sharing the requisite warnings about the boundless dangers


Bik—A Space Adventure Review

September 12th, 2014 | by Meg Stivison

Four Boy Scouts are on a lovely camping trip, enjoying an adult-free evening reading comic books and eating perfectly toasted


South By Southwest Gaming Expo

March 15th, 2014 | by Meg Stivison

South by Southwest is almost a month of interactive, film and music shows, held annually in Austin, Texas. The festival


SXSW Gaming Award Winners

March 14th, 2014 | by Meg Stivison

Game of the Year Award The Last of Us from Naughty Dog Excellence in Gameplay Award Brothers: A Tale of


Everlove Review

October 16th, 2013 | by Meg Stivison

Silicon Sisters’ new character driven adventure Everlove blends escapism, romance and very accessible gameplay. Everlove opens with the protagonist, Rose,


9th Dawn Review

June 18th, 2013 | by Meg Stivison

ValorWare’s new game 9th Dawn offers so much to love for fans of old RPGs.  The world is huge and


Lord Vogel

May 25th, 2013 | by Meg Stivison

After playing and thoroughly enjoying Avernum: Escape From The Pit, I was excited to talk with designer and writer Jeff


Avernum: Escape from the Pit Review

May 15th, 2013 | by Meg Stivison

Spiderweb Software’s Avernum: Escape from the Pit is an old-fashioned open world RPG adventure for iOs and Android.  Avernum is


Spirited Soul Review

April 28th, 2013 | by Meg Stivison

Everything one can say about Snailteeth’s new tower defence/RPG Spirited Soul  is colored by the game’s poor localization. The translated


QuestLord Review

March 3rd, 2013 | by Meg Stivison

 8-bit Elegance. QuestLord, from Eric Kinkead, is an accessible – but not necessarily lite – retro role-playing adventure.  The game


Dungelot Review

February 15th, 2013 | by Meg Stivison

Dungeonsweeper! Players of Dungelot, Red Winter Software’s casual, roguelike dungeon crawler, follow basic dungeoneering adventure goals as they explore: Kill



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