[Review] Secret Little Haven

written by Tylyn Anson

Secret Little Haven is a 2018 video game from designer Victoria Dominowski – or more officially, publisher/developer Hummingwarp Interactive – about a youngster named Alex in 1995 spending time on their Sanctuary OS Computer (a Mac ersatz, given context clues) instead of dealing with the issues in their own life. Alex writes fan fiction, surfs the net, chats with friends in an IM client while learning rudimentary coding – basically, everything that someone growing up in the ’90s and early 2000s like myself did as we were discovering ourselves in our youth.

That’s all there is to it, gameplay-wise, and yet it’s one of my favorite games of the year so far, possibly one of my all-time favorites.

SPOILER WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT
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[Review] The Flash (2014) Episode 3×12: “Untouchable”

After a super fun trip to the hospital (I got better), we now return to your irregularly-scheduled reviews. Seems like nothing really…*sunglasses*…phases us. Enjoy this recap of CW’s The Flash.


This week is all about belief in yourself. Wally is being taught the fine art of phasing through objects, but is having a hard time wrapping his head around it.

Spoilers under the cut.
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[Review] The Flash (2014) Episode 3×11: “Dead Or Alive”

The title of this episode got Bon Jovi stuck in my head so I’m gonna blare that on my iTunes and rock the hell out while y’all read this recap of CW’s The Flash.


To get this out of the way: I will not be typing that name. At all. I know it’s a plot point later on between Cisco and her, but she will be known in these reviews as Cynthia Reynolds. Her superhero name is a word that is a slur against the Romani people and here at Made Of Fail, we try our damnedest to be as inclusive and open as possible.

Spoilers under the cut.
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