Wish You Were Here: End of Nations

[singlepic id=154 w=320 h=240 float=right]Wish You Were Here is my version of photo-blogging for want of a better description, each month for the last year I have jumped into games that are in beta or newly released and taken a few screenshots. This is to help people get a view on what they are missing out on.

This one is from back in July after I returned from an early Pre-Alpha press preview of a MMO-RTS called End Of Nations.

Originally published in Issue #40 of Thirteen1 Magazine


Now its not very often I do this, but this month is going to have to be one of those rare occasions where I use screenshots taken by other people. However its for a good reason.

Because the game was in a Pre-Alpha state when I saw it last week, I was not allowed to take shots myself, but the guys a Trion were kind enough to give us a whole pile of screen so that you guys can check out the game in its current state as well.

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Wish You Were Here: Street Cleaning Simulator

[singlepic id=91 w=320 h=240 float=right]Wish You Were Here is my version of photo-blogging for want of a better description, each month for the last year I have jumped into games that are in beta or newly released and taken a few screenshots. This is to help people get a view on what they are missing out on.

This one was taken back in August when I discovered a game so shockingly bad I just had to screenshot it.

Originally published in Issue #41 of Thirteen1 Magazine


One of the reasons I started the Wish You Were Here was to share images from games you may not have played. Now normally this would mean beta’s or games just released, but this month is a little different.

We have a bit of a thing here at T1 for weird and wonderful games that normal people would just ignore, this month I discovered one such game Street Cleaning Simulator. This game puts you in the heady world of street cleaning, running the company and even driving the cleaning trucks themselves.

Were not making this shit up this game exists, and here are the screenshots to prove it.

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Wish You Were Here: Red Orchestra II Beta

[singlepic id=59 w=320 h=240 float=right]Wish You Were Here is my version of photo-blogging for want of a better description, each month for the last year I have jumped into games that are in beta or newly released and taken a few screenshots. This is to help people get a view on what they are missing out on.

This one was taken back in September while Red Orchestra II was still in beta.

Originally published in Issue #42 of Thirteen1 Magazine


This months Wish You Were Here places us firmly back in the beta territory, though strangely not one I would normally be taking part in.

Surprisingly for me, I have been running and gunning with the Allies and Axis in the Red Orchestra II: Heroes of Stalingrad beta. Unsurprisingly for me, I died A LOT!

So instead of just twiddling my thumbs whenever I was waiting for a respawn, I got down to the task of taking some screen-shots. Apparently I’m much better at shooting pictures than other people – who would have thought?

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Wish You Were Here: Diablo III Beta

[singlepic id=23 w=320 h=240 float=right]For a while now I have planned on re-running certain pieces of my content from Thirteen1.com here on my personal blog as well. You will already have noticed the Drinking games popping up for the last year, well now its time for one of my other regular features to start migrating.

Wish You Were Here is my version of photo-blogging for want of a better description, each month for the last year I have jumped into games that are in beta or newly released and take a few screenshots. This is to help people get a view on what they are missing out on.

My first one is from the Diablo III Beta and was originally published in Issue #43 of Thirteen1 Magazine


The Lord of Destruction may well have been destroyed, but that does not mean all is well in Tristram. This month saw the beta of Diablo III start and me return to the troubled land. As always, I gave it a play with one finger hovering over the screenshot button and here are the results.

However, I went one step further this month and fired up fraps. Those videos can be seen here, Diablo III Beta Witch Doctor Playthrough – YouTube and below is the gallery of screenshots taken during that playthrough. Enjoy!

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