Spelunky Daily Challenged Week #6: A Little Outnumbered

In between daily challenges the enemies of Spelunky have started strategy sessions on how to work better together. Either that or Week 6 is when paranoia sets in and cripples all of Justin’s abilities. Spelunky has taken more than a few of our lives in the past month, thanks in no small part to the PC… Continue reading

Spelunky Daily Challenged Week #5: I’m Out to Get Me

One giant step backward into spikes is how I would describe my Spelunky skills in Week 5. Absolutely nothing went well, and the game just had it out for me. The few times that it decidedly to let me enjoy myself, I promptly took the opportunity to die as quickly and as stupidly as possible. Why am… Continue reading

The Horrible Gamer #019: The Colors and The Nudity

Coming off of two of my more focused weeks of gaming in recent history, I wasn’t really looking for new games to play. After all I was on a mission. A mission of horror immersion that proved to be all consuming even outside of the games themselves. I hate playing horror games around distractions, most… Continue reading

Spelunky Daily Challenged Week #4: Pup is the Real Victim Here

Some technical issues make this Spelunky video almost a week late, but the only thing consistent about Week 4 was my ongoing abuse of my best friend. There were two bright spots as I finally made it to the 4th level and achieved my personal best score overall. Of course, that was all balanced out with… Continue reading

The Horrible Gamer #018: The Emotions are Exhausting

The rest of the HN staff has been giving me a really hard time about my inability to finish games this year. I’m not making excuses, but my gaming habits have certainly changed in 2013 alongside our increasing amount of livestreams. I will agree, I have blown a few opportunities to finish a few of… Continue reading

Spelunky Daily Challenged Week #3: Needs Some Bat Bat-spray

Week 3 was one bouncing step backwards into traps and onto spikes. All because I was scared of a little flying mouse. Two and a half weeks is apparently my limit on optimism without progress, as silly Spelunky mistakes really started to break my spirit by the end of the week. This game is lucky that… Continue reading

The Horrible Gamer #016: The Pieces are in Place

Currently, I’m juggling 3 playthroughs that I have full intentions of finishing. That makes it easy to feel like I’m wasting my time with one game when things aren’t going so well and I could be playing one of the other two. There seems to be something special about my current threesome of Earthbound, Skyrim,… Continue reading

The Horrible Gamer #015: The Importance of Swallowing

I have to actively fight my natural impulse to rate and label just about anything that I consume. Ever since we started livestreaming Game Curious videos and our first play sessions with new games, it has been interesting to for me to not jump to conclusions in front of and along with our audience. I… Continue reading

Spelunky Daily Challenged Week #1 Highlight (Death) Reel with JDevL

Spelunky has taken more than a few of our lives in the past week, thanks in no small part to the PC version’s addition of daily challenges. After I got off to a truly horrible start, I decided to record/livestream as many of my daily challenge sessions as possible. Maybe I’ll learn something, maybe I’ll… Continue reading

CastleStorm Game Curious Video: It Approaches

Justin mounts his ballista to defend the fabulous eyebrows of his king in CastleStorm. If he ever stops shooting his own troops, he may learn just how satisfying it can feel to crumble an actual castle. This video is intended for a mature audience as our commentary is not kid-friendly: For more Game Curious and… Continue reading