Convention Survival Guide

With convention season starting earlier and earlier, and with more and more comic, gaming, and anime conventions starting up each year, it’s getting simpler to attend conventions and, thus, to [...]


You should really, really, really play Bioshock

As the medium of games advances, so to do the complexities of their narratives, the nuances of their characters and the ambitions of their design. Games are here to stay, and the time of dismissing them as casual distractions for the socially inept is over. Bioshock is one of the last few years’ best examples.


Confessions of a Wannabe Gamer: Beware the Magic Players…

I’ve played in my fair share of Magic: The Gathering tournaments over the years, and though I’m still pretty bad I’ve finally started to finish “in the money.”  What makes [...]


Confessions of a Wannabe Gamer: Putting the Game Together

If you’re like me, when you’re playing a particular game you over-prepare. If it’s D&D, and you’re a player then you read up on all the options, select the best [...]


Crowd Funding Corner Late March ’13

Did you know, when a Kickstarter project makes its goal, an angel gets its wings? Read on, kind soul; perhaps there’s something here you’d want to see achieve the success it deserves.


Confessions of a Wannabe Gamer: The Horror and Shame of… Too Many Games

We all love gaming and collecting the games we like. But what happens when a gaming collection turns into an episode of ‘Hoarders’?


Guild Wars 2. Or, how I learned to love MMOs again.

“Confound it! These dastardly wolves are destroying my crops! Just look at them, how am I supposed to aid the orphanage if the wolves are going to eat everything?” Sound [...]


The Pointing and Clicking of The Walking Dead

Before I jump in to this review, there are two things I need establish off the top. One: the first time I ever played a game involving morality choices was [...]


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