👋 Hello. I am Vincent Leeuw and this is my blog.


🌱 No Man's Sky and Zelda tease freedom

The first trailer of No Man's Sky was already tempting. A lush planetary environment and a quick traversal from surface to outer space in your personal spaceship made for one hell of a promise. A promise that seemed to good to be true. People were intrigued by the promise, but ...



🎮 Stick It to the Man: a point and stick adventure

There is an exact moment when Stick It to the Man (PS4) becomes a great game instead of merely staying a good one. Without spoiling too much, the moment involved meeting a character halfway and you realising already having met the person before. That not only makes the encounter fun, ...



🔪 The true value of Assassin’s Creed

Assassin’s Creed is not a good game. I know this and I accept this. Infamous is not a good game. I know this, yet I want to get into a discussion with anyone else saying so. Still, it was that difference that made me realise the games were actually th...



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Time to “experience” a book.



🏭 Power Grid - Lean Startup lessons in a board game

Some time ago I got together with friends for some alcohol, snacks and board games. One game caught my attention in a way that was quite unexpected. That game was Power Grid (also known as ‘Funkenschlag’ in the original German or ‘Hoogspanning’ in Dutch). It's not that I was new ...



🧤 My personal workflow changes of 2013

Changing your workflow can be a drag. Many apps and services are waiting to help you organise your life. Adding them clutters up your workflow, rather than streamlining it, causing you to fall back into old habits. The same goes for me unfortunately. Still, here’s a recap of the no...



🚀 No Man's Sky by Hello Games looks brilliant

Yup, very stoked about this one! Basically because No Man's Sky by Hello Games seems to evoke that sense of "being there". Or because it kind of looks like Proteus with a heavier game-element. And because it evokes memories of Elite, Freelancer, EVE Online and all those other space trading ...



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