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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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Update: A break from the Alien Encyclopedia, but no delay

Okay, update time! Content for version 5 is locked and finished. However, it won’t be released for a while since I have to take some time off of the Alien Encyclopedia. As I have stated before on Facebook, I was … Continue reading

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Aliens: Colonial Marines review (part 3 of 3)

7 – Story (cont’d): I have to start the negative side on a very basic level. Yes, I know that it’s been done to death at this point, but I see no other way but to take Gearbox’s statements about … Continue reading

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Aliens: Colonial Marines review (part 2 of 3)

4 – Graphics: Good things first: The game is incredibly faithful to the franchise: Pulse Rifles, APCs, Powerloaders, they are all here and look the way they should. The levels look suitably dark and dirty, and the new areas expanding … Continue reading

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Aliens: Colonial Marines review (part 1 of 3)

Here’s my review of Aliens: Colonial Marines. I posted this on Facebook in nine parts, and I thought it would be a good idea to archive it here for your convenience. Enjoy! 1 – Introduction: The game press is having … Continue reading

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The Alien Encyclopedia version 4 released!

Good things take time.  I planned to release this one way earlier, but again, real life interfered. However, the waiting is over:  Version 4 is released at last! So what’s new? Short answer: A lot. In my release post for … Continue reading

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