Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Caribbean Admiral is the Life for You if You Enjoy Ruining the Pirates’ Life

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People are always talking about how cool being a pirate would be, but on paper the pirate lifestyle is chock full of jerk-centic behavior. While some people don’t mind taking what the want, when they want it, there are those that like the sensation of both high seas adventure and moral righteousness. If you happen to… Continue reading

Hey! Play! Drop by Notch’s Ceiling

Notch may be hitting his head against the wall with trying to make 0x10c fun to play, but apparently he’s at least bashing his head to some sort of beat. At least that’s where I’m guessing his random rhythmic typing game, Drop, came from. The goal is simple, letters fly at the screen in step… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Lazerman has a Laser Fueled Head

Should one judge the game Lazerman merely by looking at the art above, they’d more than likely think that Lazerman was but a cheap Mega Man ripoff in the guise of a browser game. While the over-sized head and helmet do strike an uncanny resemblance to the legendary “Blue Bomber”, the similarities end there. Somehow, the game’s protagonist got involved with… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Cleansing Can Be Good or Super Bad

Throughout time, gamers have had numerous opportunities to take control of horrifying beasts and run around doing things that horrible beasts tend to do. We’ve been indoctrinated to believe that once given the reigns of monsters, we should go on rampages and destroy everything in our paths, never once considering that perhaps we have a choice in… Continue reading

Hey! Play! Bombermine is 1,000 Player Bomberman

There have been a surprising number of new Bomberman games this generation, but everyone has their favorite classic version to point to. Honestly, I thought the series peaked with 4 players until I got into a few awesome 8 player matches. So maybe more is better, or at least worth trying for free. Bombermine is… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: 400 Years is Worth the Wait

When it comes to gaming, being forced to wait is a sure-fire way to completely lose interest in whatever task your digital alter ego has in front of them. When a developer can make the act of waiting interesting, however, then something peculiar happens to the impatient gamer; they learn patience. That is what 400… Continue reading

Hey! Play! The Best Part of Monkey Island – Insult Swordfighting in a Browser

Let’s face it, the main reason I’ve been trying to talk people into playing The Secret of Monkey Island ever since it came out is so that they can play one of my favorite sequences in video games – Insult Swordfighting. Now, there’s no longer the hindrance of playing the great game around it as… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Exploring The Dungeons of Red Rogue with a Boney Pal

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Anytime I see the word, red, I think of blood. Anytime I see the word, rogue, I think of the roguelike genre of games.  The game Red Rogue happens to be a roguelike game that has blood in it, so it turns out my intuition isn’t quite as warped as I thought it was. Because of… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Soulcaster Gets Its Browser On

Soulcaster has been available in the Xbox Live Indie Games for quite some time, but I was pleasantly surprised to see that Ian Stocker of MagicalTimeBean studios had recently made it available to the masses via your friendly neighborhood internet browser.  Despite already playing it on my Xbox, I felt the need to take another stab at the semi-tower… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Sumotori Dreams of Pants Soaking Laughter

So I might be stretching the word “game” a bit when speaking in reference to Sumotori Dreams. Perhaps drunken push fight simulator would be a more appropriate term, though that shouldn’t take away from the fact that it was still one of the most enjoyable moments I’ve had with interactive media in the last few… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Prove Your Horror Worthiness in Hunt of Horror

I’m going to share a first world problem with you; my Halloween sucked this year. Not only could I not partake in my usual Netflix horror movie marathon, I also overslept through a tour of some Nazi bunkers, and the few Trick or Treaters that ventured near my flat were scared off by the drunks… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Outpost: Swarm Hates Giant Space Bugs

Outpost: Swarm is the exact sort of game that I fall back on when the complicated tasks associated with tactical games or games with multi-tiered quests have my brain struggling to run at full speed. There’s just nothing more therapeutic for a man like me than to be put into a room, armed with a diverse (and upgradeable)… Continue reading