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Alec Meer


A 10-year veteran of scribbling about video games, Alec primarily writes for Rock, Paper, Shotgun, but given any opportunity he will escape his keyboard and mouse ghetto to write about any and all formats.

Jagged Alliance: Back in Action Review

A big man, but out of shape.

A Game Of Thrones: Genesis

A storm of snores.

Frozen Synapse

Cold war kids.



Fate of the World

Ends of the Earth.

Revenge of the Titans

Colour clash.

Pocket Legends

Is this the first true iPhone MMO?

Supreme Commander 2

Supreme of chicken.

The Sims 3: World Adventures

Your chance to take a shower inside The Great Pyramid.

King's Bounty: Armored Princess

A right royal result.


Going under-under-under-under-under-underground.

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning

Well, this is orkward.

The Sims 3

Lifestyles of the wretched and infragrant.

Space Siege

Because Metal Corridor Siege isn't as catchy.

Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution

Reinventing the wheel.

Warhammer 40,000: Squad Command

ONLY WAR. Tiny war.

Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance

Keep running up that hill.

Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties

Thank God for Buddha, Confucius and Brahman.

Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts

Because the other two fronts got along so well.

Civilization IV: Beyond The Sword

Now more Civilized than ever.

World of Mods: Half-Life 2

Games that are free, so long as you've already paid.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2

War's nothing to get het up about.

Final Fantasy Anniversary Edition

Age ain't nothing but a number. Number 1, version 5, specifically.

Best of Steam

Casual games corralled for your pleasure.

Physical Education

What went wrong and what next for the beleaguered PhysX card.

Valhalla Knights

But Valhalla's where Vikings went, not knights.

Penumbra: Overture

Let's get physical.

Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars

What, so the first two were just arguments?

Battlefield 2142: Northern Strike

Insert protesting miners joke here.


Now there's a name that's asking for it.


Bit girly?

Supreme Commander


Warhammer: Mark of Chaos

Total War-hammer

Medieval 2: Total War

Still top of the pile.



Caesar IV