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What Are You Playing This Weekend?

WELL?

This weekend I shall be playing with life and death. My beloved swimming pond has put up a rather serious sign, with the water now floating around 2-4C. It's fine. I'm fine. Everything's fine. The worst that's happened is three fingers felt half-numb for a day. Pushing a little closer to death, I'll doubtless play more The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, and deep into death I'm quite keen to see what Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines mod Antitribu is all about.

I saw a little of Antitribu when I fired it up to take that screenshot of the meathouse for the post (obvs I'll play Tzimisce), but barely recognised it. Skipping straight to that level, I discovered a big cutscene I'd never seen with characters I'd never met, voices I'd never heard, and weapons I'd never used. Seems pretty ambitious, that one.

As for Isaac, now I've unlocked a good chunk of weird things I'm starting playing Eden, who begins with random stats and random items. This is a fun and painful test of actually knowing the game and adapting well.

If I don't resist, Bloodlines' fab Hollywood theme will get stuck in my head for a month. I've been listening to a lot of Rocket from the Crypt (one of the great openers of rock 'n' roll, that one), Betty Davis, and the newly-reformed Babes in Toyland and Sleater-Kinney.

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Alice O'Connor

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Alice has been playing video games since SkiFree and writing about them since 2009, with nine years at RPS. She enjoys immersive sims, roguelikelikes, chunky revolvers, weird little spooky indies, mods, walking simulators, and finding joy in details. Alice lives, swims, and cycles in Scotland.
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