The Steam Review

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Digital Distribution Review

August 26th, 2009 :: Site news :: 4 Responses

Guess what? The Steam Review is dead. I make this point in order to to ease myself into the second paragraph, where I link to Digital Distribution Review. It’s a relatively new site run by one ‘Kurina’, which since May has been posting the kind of erudite analysis I always strived toward for the same […]



January 14th, 2008 :: Site news :: 19 Responses

It’s clear to me that Steam’s development has plateaued, at least for now. I don’t intend to shut the site down (hopefully that will never happen), but with the articles I have notes for today either entirely speculative or concerning another distribution service there seems little point in continuing to try to produce them.

No Steam Review next week

August 3rd, 2007 :: Site news :: 10 Responses

The Steam Community is due to enter beta next week – and unfortunately I’ll be in deepest darkest Norfolk when it happens.

Dapp: New on Steam

March 10th, 2007 :: New products, Site news :: 10 Responses

If you’ve ever been annoyed that the official Steam feed doesn’t reliably list new releases, this should sort you out.

New feed structure

October 26th, 2006 :: Site news :: 5 Responses

Seeing as the most popular feed reader for TSR’s subscribers (now bumping gently against 150!) is Firefox’s Live Bookmarks, I’ve reverted the default feed to its original, smaller, excerpt-only form.

If you want to receive the full text of each post in your feed, and don’t mind the larger download, the new URL is

TSR Development Environment

October 3rd, 2006 :: Site news :: 12 Responses

I’ve recently moved to the North. It’s not as grim as they say.