August 2012

Protomen

There is a very easy litmus test to determine if you should give the Protomen a listen, and it is this: the words Mega Man Rock Opera. If that entire scenario just makes you wrinkle up your nose at the folly of man, well, I’m not sure how you found

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PAX Prime 2012 Panels of Interest and More

I’m definitely more of one for the exposition floor than for panels. If you haven’t noticed, I play a good deal of video games, and that’s my main focus at PAX. However, I’m still going to try to attend a few panels and events. Friday 2:00 pm – “Just One

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Reuben’s PAXtravaganza

Friday 1 PM: Rooster Teeth in the Main Theatre I watched the first couple seasons of Red vs. Blue in high school, and I literally developed breathing problems. My friends and I spent a good semester and a half screaming “Shotgun!” “Fuck!” (even when there was no car in sight)

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Diablo III Browser: Free Profiles for Android

Obsessing about games is so much sweeter when you’re not actually playing them. I remember middle-school daydreams about leveling my Mediator, daydreams had in lieu of doing actual school work. In 7th grade, though, we didn’t have real-ass computers in our pockets connected to a global pool of data. Thanks to smart phones

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Table-Top Panels at PAX Prime 2012

*Image Credit: Giant Bomb‘s awesome PAX East 2012 gallery. PAX is upon us! When I decided to move to Seattle, I had no inkling that the biggest reason I’d want to stay in the city was a (then reasonably sized) convention called PAX. If you’re the target audience for this

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Mists of Pandaria – Will it bring honor to us all?

  It seems that a few million people are aware of a certain popular MMORPG getting another expansion in the near future. Yes, the World of Warcraft is getting just a little bit bigger with the addition of Mists of Pandaria. I’ve had an opportunity to play first hand in

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Delicious Diet D&D: Descent: Journeys in the Dark Second Edition

After years of mooching off of my friends, I’m in the process of starting a board game collection of my own. I’ve nailed down a lot of the no-brainers: Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Jenga, Battlestar Galactica. However, there was one game that I couldn’t commit to: the dungeon crawling Descent:

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Book review: Throne of the Crescent Moon

Hello, numerous and attractive readership! I’m pleased to join Dorkadia as a contributing writer, primarily in the area of dork-specific contemporary literature – i.e., scraping the mines of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Ghetto for gleaming mithril. I may yet dip my toes into other waters, but mostly it’s gonna be books with

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Darksiders II brings Death to life

I want to live in a world where Darksiders II isn’t on my short list for video game of the year. That is surely a world residing in a plane of pure awesomeness. Darksiders II is the epitome of everything I want from a gaming experience. Seriously, this title pushes every gaming

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