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Alien Encyclopedia version 9 released!

At last! I’m immensely happy to announce the release of version 9 of the Alien Encyclopedia. This edition not only completes coverage on the Earth War story arc, but also features everything about the most recent movie in the franchise, … Continue reading

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Aliens: Colonial Marines – Stasis Interrupted DLC Review

My verdict: I liked it. Make no mistake: It neither fixes the original game nor is it such a stellar achievement that it makes you forget the original game. Let’s be honest: It would take much more than a DLC … Continue reading

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Retrospective: Aliens vs Predator 2010

After finishing Alien Isolation and Aliens Colonial Marines recently, I wanted to complete the trifecta by playing Aliens vs. Predator 2010. It‘s not the second coming, but AvP 2010 is a game I can always play. The game mechanics are … Continue reading

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Retrospective: Aliens Colonial Marines (main campaign)

I already reviewed Colonial Marines wayback when, but I recently replayed the main campaign to try out the TemplarGFX overhaul. I completed the campaign in three sessions, I think, and a lot went through my mind while doing so. Enough … Continue reading

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A very short update + new links!

I’ve been a baaaaad webmaster, I know. I’ll try to post more updates in the future, I promise! Just to get the most obvious question out of the way: Yes, the Encyclopedia is A-okay. Version 9 is still on its … Continue reading

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Alien Encyclopedia version 8 released!

Yep, here it is! Enjoy the newest version of the Alien Encyclopedia, featuring all-new content about the Nightmare Asylum comic, an updated cover and page numbers! A million thanks go out, as always, to Frans Hattingh for his impeccable proofreading. … Continue reading

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5 Things you have to consider when writing an Encyclopedia

I’m not gonna lie: Working on version 7 of the Encyclopedia was particularly challenging, for many reasons. These reasons, however, were just extremes of issues that are representative for working on such a project. After 4 years, I thought it … Continue reading

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A Word About… Aliens: Thanatos Encounter

Dealing with Aliens: Thanatos Encounter was a surprisingly satisfying experience. At first, it seemed to have a frustratingly vague and thin storyline, but eventually, it turned out that the game allows a possible interpretation that makes the events much more … Continue reading

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The Alien Encyclopedia turns 2!

Today is the second birthday of the Alien Encyclopedia, and things have been good for the project in 2013… something which cannot be said about the Aliens franchise. So come with me on a short retrospective about what happened to … Continue reading

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The Alien Encyclopedia version 5 released!

At last, I present you with the newest version of the Alien Encyclopedia! Version 5, dubbed the “Colonial Marines Update”, consists of, you already guessed it, complete coverage of the Aliens: Colonial Marines video game, excluding the Stasis Interrupted DLC, … Continue reading

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