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Jun
06

Knights of Badassdom: LARPing for Keeps

Let’s get one thing out of the way. For a movie about LARPing, Knights of Badassdom could have gone so wrong. I mean, it does go wrong, but not in the ways you would think. I went into this movie fully expecting the characters to […]

May
30

10 Cloverfield Lane: The Address You’ll Never Leave

Because Bad Robot films are super cereal about insisting that moviegoers avoid spoilers for their films, I’ll put the rest of my spoiler-y review of 10 Cloverfield Lane behind a cut. But first, a frequently asked question: is it necessary to have watched Cloverfield before […]

May
24

Civil War vs. Dawn of Justice: Who Cares??

Let me preface Civil War vs. Dawn of Justice: Who Cares?? with saying that I care about both movies – and have strong opinions about what I feel about both movies! Please don’t let my opinions take away from what […]

May
16

He Never Died: There’s Something About Henry

Jack’s been in a rut lately. He sleeps, gets up, watches TV, sleeps some more, eats dinner at the nearby diner, sleeps, plays bingo and sleeps. Everyone all around him tries to break his routine, from the diner waitress with […]

May
09

Hellboy: Hell is a PG-13 Rating

Let’s get my biggest pet peeve out of the way: Hellboy isn’t as fast-paced as either I or Netflix remembers. When I first saw Hellboy closer to its 2004 release date I found the movie funny and over-the-top, with memorable characters and a great […]

All Things Gaming

Jun
13

Archer the Board Game: The Confusion Zone

A few months ago my wife was in our FLGS and saw Archer: the Board Game. “This looks awesome,” she said. She figured that since we were both fans of the show, we’d find it a blast. The shop owner; however, cautioned […]

Jun
07

Wasted is the Fallout roguelike you’ve been waiting for.

Wasted: A Post-Apocalyptic Pub Crawler (we’ll just call it Wasted) is a perfect cocktail of Fallout and Borderlands served up in a fancy roguelike glass. It is at once engaging and frustrating. However, I’m sure that’s what draws so many people to the roguelike […]

May
10

Oculus Rift impressions

After just a few days of playing with my new Oculus Rift, I can’t imagine any better future for video gaming. While I’m sure that I’ll continue to love my other, less immersive games, they just feel kind of old and mundane […]

Apr
19

Doom multiplayer is kinda meh.

The Doom open beta finished up this past weekend after several days of minimal fanfare. I don’t have the actual numbers of participants, but the majority of my personal friends weren’t aware that it was happening. With its time now […]

Feb
11

Destiny Crimson Days – Why do I do this to myself?

This week is a very special week in Destiny. The newest bit of micro-content has gone live in the form of Crimson Days. It’s like Bungie’s very own vicious valentine to the player base that still remains in their flagship […]