Leaving Your Road
Use your trusty point'n'click skills to try and get back inside your house in Leaving Your Road. This is the latest game from Renegade author of the Leaving Your Room series [subbed by Nicop].

Entry 2185, Monday, October 2nd 2006, Filed In Games
Rating(53%)Comments(225)

The Victim Game
The Victim Game is a creepy, but simple, point'n'click game. Given the subject matter, and the amount of blood involved, I'd say it's not one to let the kids play, but there's nothing too bad here. Unfortunately I played it in daylight when I got into work, but it looks like it would be much more fun if you played alone, late at night, with the sound up, lights down, and a handy sofa nearby to hide behind :) The game is promoting a film and is, mostly, in Thai (definitely a first for me), the film web site has links for Thai and English versions, but I couldn't get the English link to work. That doesn't matter though as I managed to complete the game without an ounce of Thai knowledge, although the ending was a little unexpected when it came. The aim of the game would seem to be to retrieve the knife from the bath (you need to get in the bathroom first) - I was expecting a little bit more than that [subbed by Saken].

Entry 2184, Monday, October 2nd 2006, Filed In Games
Rating(57%)Comments(52)

The Goodhue Codex
The Goodhue Codex is a good looking, relatively simple, but involved enough to keep you interested, point'n'click game. Ideal play for a Sunday. The only thing I would have liked is some sound, but since it's set in a library I guess the silence is part of the ambience
[subbed by K. Engels, Gerri, MsInterpret & Anon].

Entry 2183, Sunday, October 1st 2006, Filed In Games
Rating(61%)Comments(157)

Nudist Trampolining
Don't worry I'm not going all x rated on you. All the naughtiness is covered up with fig leaves in Nudist Trampolining which just leaves (geddit?) a very silly game for you to play [subbed by Gabby & Sassy].

Entry 2182, Sunday, October 1st 2006, Filed In Games
Rating(50%)Comments(19)

ITMG 2.0
The IT Manager Game 2.0 (ITMG2.0) could be called Sim IT Manager. It's a very odd game to play on Sunday as it's very much like being at work, at least for me, as you sort out computer issues, train, keep you staff happy, etc. I found it quite addiciting though as I had to play for just a little longer just to reach my next goal a few times when I was thinking I really should quit out and get on with something else. There are also some rather odd mini games in there to mix it up a little, fighting hackers, bulding servers, etc. Quite a slow burner this one, but worth a look, as long as you donm't mind registering [subbed by george].

Entry 2181, Sunday, October 1st 2006, Filed In Games
Rating(53%)Comments(43)

Pursue Dreams
Escape the spooky room in Pursue Dreams, before the spooky music sends you nuts. I'm fairly certain though that the big "game over" I got when I opened the door was not a good thing and there's a little bit more to this point'n'click game [from yx007, subbed by Nicop].

Entry 2180, Saturday, September 30th 2006, Filed In Games
Rating(44%)Comments(84)

Site News : Alternative AddressSince I did the last big batch of work to Lazylaces virtually all of the problems loading the site, the error messages that occaisionally appeared, and the problems with my web host's servers, have disappeared, and what's more the site has been working at rocket pace compared to the old days (imho). Anyway over the last couple of weeks I have noticed a problem sometimes cropping up with accessing the site, which I think other people have seen too (I've had at least two people email about this). Anyway I figure the problem may be DNS related (which means there's not much I can do about it), as each time it happens to me I've found I can quite easily get round the issue by using the site's alternative address. So I thought I should share the alternative address in the public domain (I don't normally use it) for you to bookmark for those days when there is a problem. The alternative adress is:

http://lazylaces.brinkster.net

Don't worry though, I'm still staying at the lazylaces.com address, the alternative is just there was those days when the original one is not working (OK, I guess technically it is always there, but you know what I mean).

Entry 2178, Saturday, September 30th 2006, Filed In Stuff
Comments(7)

Seen On Screen
Seen On Screen is the lastest game from Bart (remember Free The Bird and the Bonte Rooms?) and is something a little bit different. For a start I haven't seen a vending machine or bird yet, but maybe they are to come as I'm currently still stuck on level 7 (I've got to get back to this in a minute). The game is a whole series of puzzles, presented on a screen (check behind the screen too!), which you'll need your brain and those point'n'click skills of yours to progress through. Really quite addiciting, and I must get back to it now... [subbed and created by Bart].

UPDATE: I've completed it now, and loved it all. I'm really hoping Bart produces another one of these, or some additional levels. Please Bart?

Entry 2177, Saturday, September 30th 2006, Filed In Games
Rating(65%)Comments(176)

Casino Royale Strategy Game
I don't think strategy games are for me. The Casino Royale Strategy Game looks great, you play against a real life opponent (yes you lazylacers can play against each other...), I'm a big Bond fan, and I'm really looking forward to the new film that this game is promoting, yet still I couldn't get into this. I think it just moves too slowly, especially while your opponent takes their move, but I'm guessing there must be an element of this in all strategy games. Anyway it may not be for me, but it certainly does look like a fine a game if you like this sort of thing, so I think it deserves a link so you can try it and see if you like it. The idea of Lazylacers playing each other kind of appeals too.

Within the game you play as an an MI6 team leader (you control a whole team of operatives), and your goal is to find the briefcase of terrorist funds, hidden somewhere within an airport, before Le Chiffre's henchmen do. Then it's a simple matter of escaping the airport with the briefcase! [subbed by Andy from Encino].

Entry 2176, Saturday, September 30th 2006, Filed In Games
Rating(44%)Comments(36)

Boris And Bianca
Boris And Bianca is (or should that be are grammar-girl?) not so much a point'n'click game as an interactive fairytale, at least that's how it bills itself, but there's definitely some point'n'clickery in there, along with some slightly surreal stop-frame animation and weird music. All in all rather an odd, but enjoyable, thing for a Friday. Beware the rather long load times though [subbed by Na].

Entry 2175, Friday, September 29th 2006, Filed In Games
Rating(45%)Comments(26)

Stella Household Challenge
Stella Household Challenge is a weird little point'n'click game/toy promoting some show I can't comment on as we don't get it over here (well I haven't seen it anyway). Anyway the aim of the game is to complete houshold chores using your point'n'click skills. The more I think about it, the more I think this may be some sort of conspiracy Jennifer is involved in to get me to do more housework. Anyway, I can't believe I'm saying this, but now housework is fun [subbed by MsInterpret].

Entry 2174, Friday, September 29th 2006, Filed In Games
Rating(51%)Comments(27)

Daily Show: Bill Clinton vs Fox News
Combative (which I did not even believe was a word, but my friend dictionary.com says it is)! Bill Clinton imparts some interesting views/news and gets mad all at the same time. Which does the US media concentrate on? I think you can guess correctly. The Daily Show does the business once again, doing an excellent job of pointing out the foibles of the media circus. This is my favourite TV show at the moment (we only get it with a day's delay here), even if there is a new series of Spooks on now.

Entry 2173, Friday, September 29th 2006, Filed In Stuff
Comments(31)

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