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Contrary to how most people play RollerCoaster Tycoon, crashes aren't my first preference. Too much indiscriminate death and destruction. I like to mete out my fury in teaspoons, slipped to my guests one by one. Individual tragedy lets you enjoy the subtleties of suffering, and forces your subject to wonder what they did to deserve it. Because it's so tailored that they must have done something, right? Psychological and physical torment, in one convenient package.

So, upon completing several challenges in Planet Coaster, I decided to reward myself with a nice, traditional drowning.


Congratulations - you've just built your first gaming PC. Or maybe you're like Cecilia and you've just bought your first pre-built rig. Either way, you've got some fresh new hardware and now it's time to put it through its paces.

Question is, what should you play? Here's 12 games to put a new gaming PC through its paces.


In 2016, I surprised myself. I surprised myself by playing more games than I thought I would, and more games than I probably have in the three years preceding it combined. Some I liked, some I didn't. Here are the ones that held my attention for more than a couple of minutes at a time.


This year was a terrible year for the planet, but a good year for my own personal nostalgia. Spiritual successors, updates and remasters dominated my playtime, but I also pushed my boundaries in terms of the types of games I typically play. I’m counting that as personal growth.

So, without further ado, here are my top 10 games for 2016, in vaguely ascending order.


If you're making a rollercoaster tycoon game, one way to promote it could be showing off aspects of management, highlighting weather transitions, the flexibility of building placements, and so on. Or you could just send hundreds of NPCs flying into the air.