Posts Tagged ‘Gameboys from Hell’

The Complete Gameboys From Hell

By Kieron Gillen on January 25th, 2010.

For just shy of a couple of months six arch-demons waged a war in hell. For just shy of a couple of weeks, four arch-demons wrote up their perspectives on the struggle. The resulting mass of writing works both as a multi-perspective narrative of a single, increasingly dramatic game, a review highlighting the game’s merits and as an extended tutorial of exactly how six newbies came to understand one of 2009′s most intriguing, subtle and just plain best games. If you’ve any interest in learning more about Solium Infernum, this is where to start. If you haven’t any interest in Solium Infernum, this will hopefully start it.
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Gameboys From Hell: Solium Infernum Finale

By Kieron Gillen on January 22nd, 2010.


Who will rule hell? Good question.
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Gameboys From Hell: Solium Infernum Part 7

By Kieron Gillen on January 21st, 2010.

It won't be Sponge!

If you sup with the devil, bring a long spoon.
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Gameboys from Hell: Solium Infernum Part 6

By Kieron Gillen on January 20th, 2010.

Every dog has his day. Some days, you have to be a dog.
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Gameboys From Hell: Solium Infernum Part 5

By Kieron Gillen on January 19th, 2010.

An episode otherwise known as “Let’s get Speedo”.
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Gameboys From Hell: Solium Infernum Part 4

By Kieron Gillen on January 18th, 2010.

WHO WILL RULE HULL? Hull city council.

It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.
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Gameboys From Hell: Solium Infernum Part 3

By Kieron Gillen on January 15th, 2010.

Right – where were we?
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Gameboys From Hell: Solium Infernum Part 2

By Kieron Gillen on January 14th, 2010.

Solium Infernum’s borders get set early, and then don’t move by much. By turn 11, things were in the basic formation they were for the rest of the game. And this is it…
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Gameboys From Hell: Solium Infernum Part 1

By Kieron Gillen on January 13th, 2010.


Solium Infernum is a political wargame set in hell. Quinns and I and assorted friends started playing late last year. The game is now finished, and none of the friends survived. By which I mean, we all hate each other now.

This is how it happened.
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