Welcome to PlayWrites, a collection of Let's Plays and After-Action Reports!

You might know me from Matchsticks for my Eyes, where I've blogged about strategy games since 2010. I love LPs. I wanted an easier way to read, write, and follow them, so I started PlayWrites to give them a home. While it's still under construction, you can:

  • Browse LPs - using the grid below;
  • Jump to an LP - using the drop-down menu at the bottom of each page;
  • Give feedback - Have a suggestion? Interested in publishing your LP? Head over to this quick survey - I'm using this to build out the site.

Thank you, and enjoy the LPs!

- Peter

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Let’s Play XCOM: Enemy Unknown! Part 1: Baby Steps

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series XCOM: Enemy Unknown, by Peter S

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series XCOM: Enemy Unknown, by Peter SMarch, 2015. We are not alone in the universe. Humanity is under attack from an alien army equipped with technology beyond anything we have seen. The armed forces of the Earth are powerless. All save one – the mysterious international […]

Let’s Play FTL: Faster than Light! Part 3: A New Hope

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series FTL, by Peter S

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series FTL, by Peter SCaptain’s log, starship Kestrel Stardate 2012.09.22   Sector Four: Engi Homeworlds, Continued   The Kestrel’s exploration of Sector Four continues, with mixed results.   The good news: beefing up my weapons, and being willing to fire off a missile at the start […]

Let’s Play FTL: Faster than Light! Part 2: Things Get Real

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series FTL, by Peter S

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series FTL, by Peter SCaptain’s log, starship Kestrel Stardate 2012.09.22   Sector Two: Pirate Space, Continued   When we left off, the Kestrel was in good form: decently armed and shielded, with enough fuel and supplies and scrap to last a while. I decide to make […]

Let’s Play FTL: Faster than Light! Part 1: The Voyage Begins

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series FTL, by Peter S

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series FTL, by Peter SIt is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships have overrun most of the Galactic Federation.  During the battle, Federation spies managed to steal secret plans to the Rebel’s ultimate weapon, the REBEL FLAGSHIP, an armoured behemoth with enough power to obliterate […]