Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Lakeview Cabin is Relaxing Until It’s Not

There’s nothing quite like a relaxing vacation to a cabin in the middle of nowhere.  For me, the bets part of this scenario is escaping from the everyday stresses in the big city. Unfortunately, cabin living can also have it’s own problems too, especially when one forgets to expect the unexpected. It’s really hard to… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Baron’s Gate Brings Beefy Bows

After a week of heavy drinking, heavy eating and heavy sightseeing in Amsterdam and at Oktoberfest, my mind has been a bit fuzzy. Fortunately, good ol’ EIC Justin Lacey had already prepared for this and sought out a wonderful game to be featured on this week’s Cheap and Dirty Gamer. In fact, Baron’s Gate is of… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Samsara Room for the Drunk Escape Artist

Knowing how to escape from a room, whether it’s a prison or a prison of your own inebriation, is a very important skill to have in your arsenal. Seeing that I’m halfway through an international romp characterized by inappropriate levels of binge drinking, I decided I should probably practice this skill just in case I… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Red Extinction is Better Than Soap

Everyone knows that your body’s means of protecting itself from foreign invaders is through the immune system, but I bet few of you know exactly how this works. I was just like you a few hours ago, but after playing Red Extinction I’ve come to realize that these battle are fought from a side-scrolling perspective; there’s a… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Of Cupcakes and Trauma, Papa’s CupCakeria

After playing Outlast most the evening yesterday, I really needed to get my mind into a much lighter and fluffier place. Being the cupcakes are the lightest, fluffiest things I know of, I decided that I’d play Papa’s CupCakeria, a game about running a cupcake bakery. Whether my nerves were still shot from the night… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Zombies Should Look Both Ways Before Crossing Road of the Dead 2

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So I apparently got the “nerd flu” while I was at Gamescom and am currently in the throes of a sickness that is not unlike the initial signs of zombie transformation. This had put me into a foul mood but has also forced me to imagine a world where I actually gave in to such… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Earn to Die 2012 Inspires Playing Beyond the Intro

Earn Die To Die 2012 is a very simple game that has you driving through levels and earning money in order to buy upgrades that allow you to drive further in aforementioned levels (also, these levels have zombies in them, go figure). It’s a fun time killer, but there’s only so much a guy can… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Min Hero Tower of Sages Forced Responsibility on Me

Pets are a huge responsibility and because of this, one should think very long and hard on the prospects of actually owning them. The creators of Min Hero: Tower of Sages don’t adhere to this thoughtful approach to adopting animals as they fling you headlong into a life of caring for combat pets with little… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Slime Laboratory is the Prequel to a Brawny Commercial

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I decided to take a nap today after a late night gossip session with Mr. Justin Lacey and almost forgot to write Cheap and Dirty. Fortunately, being cheap and dirty is built into me and my body’s natural alarm system roused me from my slumber. This has allowed me to bring you Slime Laboratory, a… Continue reading