Backlog Commandos #104 – The Wolf Among Us

Kenny can’t sway Cole, but that won’t stop him finishing The Wolf Among Us. He loves the comic series so he has to love the game, right? Don’t worry Cole finds a way to talk about wrestling and anime, too. Backlog Commandos – Playing through our growing stack of games, one game at a time. Play along… Continue reading

Potato Bumps #103 – NXT TakeOver Unstoppable

The Bout It Kid, Jim Brown, debuts and everything goes to hell. Scheduling and audio problems be damned, Justin tries to justify marking out all over NXT Unstoppable in front of someone not used to seeing demons and women steal the show. (Apologies for the audio issues that occurred during the recording of this episode…. Continue reading

Game Curious Invisible, Inc – Not Impossible

Someone needs to spy on Klei Entertainment because I think they may have conquered another genre. Invisible, Inc. is intuitive, sneaky, and stylish. I got so caught up in the missions unfolding before me that I forgot I had time to think through my moves. The last thing I expect from a strategy title is for… Continue reading

Hey! Buy! Two Visual Commpendiums of Commodore Art

I can’t say I have the experience to fully participate in a Commodore nostalgia fest, but I can appreciate a collection of art from classic games. Thanks to Kickstarter, Sam Dyer has released two great looking books celebrating the artistry of the Commodore 64 and Amiga. Commodore 64: a visual Commpendium – “A book that celebrates… Continue reading

Horrible Video Game Podcast #104 – Neverending Monster Party

Guest Justin is still on a BioWare binge, but he has taken a break from hunting dragons to control a monster of his own. Host Justin suggests a western or space ninja detour. Plus the science of gamer brains and more. Horrible Video Game Podcast – Justin wants to know what his guest has been playing and has some… Continue reading

Reason to Upgrade – PC with MS-DOS and CGA Graphics: So Many Keys, So Few Colors

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I’m not sure I knew what a computer was when I saw one awkwardly sitting on a card table in our family room. My dad was tinkering with it. Turning it on, turning it off, turning it back on. I saw him clicking on a lot of buttons as letters showed up on the screen. I… Continue reading

Game Curious Wolfenstein: The Old Blood – All I Need is Pipe

What a difference a year makes. I wasn’t sure I wanted more Wolfenstein last year, but now I can’t get enough. The Old Blood takes ol’ Willy Blazko back to his roots, er, cell in Castle Wolfenstein. There’s only one thing to do and we’re gonna take as many Nazi corpses with us as we… Continue reading