Games I Own, Like & Hate began as an attempt to catalogue everything in my game collection, while also keeping track of when I had bought them, whether or not they were still in my possession, and how far I had progressed in them. Now it's kind of a dumping ground for any half-assed opinion I can write up about them. How things change!
I'm biased as beans.
My definition for what makes a great game is rather loosely defined; sometimes I like a game for its challenge, sometimes some sweet graphics can tide me over, and then there are times when I'll just pull any old reason out of my ass to justify me gushing about it.
This little section has been running since 2006, I think (good grief!), and my thoughts on things have changed substantially along the line. Quite often some reviews just don't reflect what I currently think. If I care enough I might try and re-assess them sometime!
It works with numbers. :/
It's a five-point scale. Reviews used to be measured out of ten, but then I realised I just didn't have enough opinions to justify having so many numbers at my disposal (some old reviews will still make reference to the 10-point scale, though). These giant brightly coloured faces should explain everything sufficiently:
4 out of 4
3 out of 4
2 out of 4
1 out of 4
0 out of 4