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Julian Schoffel

From 1994 to 2007 Julian was a contributing editor for Australian PC User Magazine. He has also written for numerous publications which include Australian Personal Computer, PC PowerPlay, Hyper, Ralph, Megazone, The Disc, PlayNow, TechLife, The Sydney Morning Herald and IGN.

Full Throttle review

Written by Julian Schoffel on . Posted in Adventure

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Released back in 1995, this classic Lucasarts graphic adventure made a welcome change to Sierra games which usually seemed to cast you as a politically correct pixie poncing about in a technicolour jump suit…

Age of Empires II review

Written by Julian Schoffel on . Posted in Real Time Strategy

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Most real-time strategy (RTS) games are modelled around sci-fi or fantasy themes but Ensemble Studios’ 1999 PC gaming classic, Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings, used an authentic historical backdrop and featured 13 different civilisations for players to control.

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