Alec Meer


160 games reviewed
80.0 average score
80 median score
80.0% of games recommended
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Unscored - Islanders
Apr 4, 2019

It’s all ever so tranquil on the surface, and never once made my cortisone levels spike, but there’s a fierce brain throbbing away beneath those sedate low-poly models.

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Unscored - It's Winter
Apr 2, 2019

It’s Winter is short and without much to ‘do’, which is clearly a problem for some folks who want to feel they’ve wrung the most value out of their spending money, but I wouldn’t want it more complex and I certainly wouldn’t want it longer: that would break the spell.

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Unscored - Tropico 6
Mar 29, 2019

There’s plenty of stuff I’d change, especially tonally and in terms of international relationships, but I played it happily until I couldn’t see straight.

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Unscored - Dawn of Man
Mar 5, 2019

Dawn Of Man’s great triumph is that, a dozen hours after I’d picked my first berry, forging my first iron sword felt like an immortal accomplishment.

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Unscored - Astroneer
Mar 1, 2019

Its jigsaw pieces, jolly and randomly-scattered as they might be, only assemble in a finite amount of ways.

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Gathering Storm is a chunky collection of small remixes that amount to a big difference.

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Jan 31, 2019

This imaginative and darkly humorous sci-fi survival game has you fearfully chart a vast, hostile universe

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Unscored - Slay The Spire
Jan 23, 2019

A drug I don’t want to quit. A miracle of design? Yeah, go on.

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Unscored - Bury me, my Love
Jan 15, 2019

Bury Me, My Love isn’t, first and foremost, a treaty about refugee-ism: it’s a compelling and effective game about deciding what the hell to do next.

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- GRIS
Dec 21, 2018

Beneath a sumptuous, absurdly beautiful surface, dark beasts haunt a troubled girl's crumbling fantasy world

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