Review: Roundabout

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There is a sort of comedic tragedy when watching low-budget films. Badly written dialogue becomes countless inside jokes between friends, laughing at the hilarious sets, or the plot (or lack thereof) becomes a involved, philosophical discussion about the formulas of filmmaking. The fim has a new appeal, which comes in sharing it the experience in… Read More »


Review: Darkest Dungeon

Written by on February 26, 2015 in

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First off, to the  H.P. Lovecraft fans this game is for you! In a lot of ways it really is that simple, and if you have ever had a desire to lead a group of adventurers through a Lovecraftian world this game will absolutely scratch that itch. Darkest Dungeon is a difficult role-playing game (RPG)… Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 360: Underappreciated Games

Written by (@leftybrown) on February 18, 2015 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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We had so much fun when the guys from Everyday Gamers came on the podcast, this week we return the favor and guest on their show. We chat about underappreciated video games that are near and dear to us. All this and more on episode 360 of The Married Gamers podcast. You can find us… Read More »


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Games from 2014 you should play in 2015

Written by (@robotmilk) on February 17, 2015 in Opinion

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Right up front, I would like to state that I have put in a staggering 500 hours into Destiny. I haven’t played a game for this long since my youth (looking at you, Final Fantasy Tactics) and Destiny has really cut into the small time I have that is available to play other games. I’m… Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 359: OFR Post-PAX South Roundtable

Written by (@leftybrown) on February 16, 2015 in Married Gamers Podcast, PAX South 2015, Podcasts

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This week we have a very special Open Forum Radio roundtable recorded late Saturday of PAX South weekend in San Antonio, Texas. Listen as we talk about what we saw and loved at PAX South and much more. You can find us at: The Married Gamers Twitch.tv Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Youtube If you have… Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 358: OFR Pre-PAX South Roundtable

Written by (@leftybrown) on February 15, 2015 in Married Gamers Podcast, PAX South 2015, Podcasts

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This week we have a very special Open Forum Radio roundtable recorded the day before PAX South in San Antonio, Texas. Listen as we talk about why we podcast, what we hope to see at PAX South and much more. You can find us at: The Married Gamers Twitch.tv Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Youtube If… Read More »


Review: The Escapists

Written by on February 13, 2015 in

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For anyone who has ever harbored fantasies of committing crimes, getting caught, and then planning elaborate schemes to escape, Team 17’s The Escapists is the game you’ve been looking for. The Escapists is all about strategy, planning, and intelligence; you can’t act rashly and expect to still escape. The guards keep an eye on you, so you’re… Read More »


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Gearbox Announces Homeworld Remastered at PAX South, Hands-on Impressions

Written by , (@imonahorse) on February 3, 2015 in News, PAX South 2015

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During a panel at PAX South 2015, Gearbox Software revealed its upcoming real-time strategy game, Homeworld Remastered. Gearbox has taken the beloved franchise which originally developed by Relic Entertainment, and has given it the full HD upgrade. The game was remastered in sparkling HD with the help from some of the game’s original development team,… Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 357: South by South PAX

Written by (@leftybrown) on February 2, 2015 in Married Gamers Podcast, PAX South 2015, Podcasts

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This episode we unpack and unload from our PAX South experiences. Helping out is Open Forum Radio creator and Prove Your Point podcast host, Larry Asbury Jr aka Bluemanrule. Listen as we discuss our favorite and notable games of PAX South. Also, learn what we thought of the convention overall. All this plus the Week… Read More »


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Nerds At Play 078: The PAX Pandemic

Written by (@shibachica) on February 2, 2015 in Nerds@Play, PAX South 2015

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On this episode Melisa, Michi and Zach chat about PAX Plague and other injuries sustained in the name of gaming. The good news is there are a slew of creative, crafty and just plain crazy games on the horizon. The crew discuss the tabletop and video games they enjoyed while down south. We have an… Read More »


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Letting Your Kids Be Gamers

Written by (@) on January 30, 2015 in Opinion

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As a gamer and a father of two I often find myself torn on how much gaming I want to let my children do. They’ve been interested in games as long as I can remember, I have pictures of my oldest holding an Xbox 360 controller when he was barely able to stand. Now that… Read More »


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PAX South 2015: Hands On with “Bring Your Own Book” Indie Tabletop Game

Written by (@leftybrown) on January 30, 2015 in Features, PAX South 2015

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Bring Your Book (BYOB) is easily the game I had the most fun playing at Pax South 2015. It was selected as one of eight games to be featured in the PAX South Tabletop Indie Showcase. The game is the brainchild of Matthew Moore (design) and Luke Nalker (art). Currently on Kickstarter, Bring Your Own… Read More »


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PAX South 2015: Interview with Aaron Trites From Harmonix, talks the future of Rock Band, Amplitude, and more!

Written by (@robotmilk) on January 28, 2015 in News, PAX South 2015

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During PAX South 2015 in San Antonio, Texas, our own Executive Editor Chris Brown had a impromptu interview with Aaron Trites Manager of Community Development at Harmonix, to talk about the inaugural PAX South, Amplitude, and of course, the future of Rock Band. Click below to check out the lengthy but informative interview.


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PAX South 2015: Interview with Earthtongue’s Eric Hornby

Written by (@leftybrown) on January 28, 2015 in News, PAX South 2015

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PAX South 2015 provided an excellent venue for indie and smaller video game developers to showcase their work, including Eric Hornsby, creator of the ecosystem simulator  Earthtongue. Players must plant and sustain the needs of the mushroom spores, bugs, and other environmental factors, all wrapped in a retro 8-bit aesthetic. The game is currently available… Read More »


Review: The Counting Kingdom

Written by on January 21, 2015 in , ,

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As a parent I’m always on the lookout for games my children find interesting that offer something beneficial to them (in my eyes). Games like Minecraft, for example, are incredible examples of fun activities that cultivate the creative spirit in all of us. Many parents who let their children play Minecraft report that it has… Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 356: Nintendo Love

Written by (@leftybrown) on January 20, 2015 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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This week we Nintendo some love as we discuss 2014 for Nintendo, their past and their future. Joining us are Andre Tipton of the website, Real Otaku Gamer, and games journalist, Robert Workman. Hear us give the ‘Big N’ the love it deserves. All this and more on episode 356 of The Married Gamers podcast…. Read More »


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Nerds At Play 077: It’s PAX Time Y’all

Written by (@shibachica) on January 18, 2015 in Nerds@Play, Podcasts

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On this episode Melisa, Michi and Zach chat about prepping for PAX as it makes its debut down south. The new conference will introduce the local flava and catch up on the indie game scene. So grab a seat, sit a spell and take a listen to the latest from the crew. We have an… Read More »


Review: Hearthstone: Goblins vs Gnomes

Written by on January 16, 2015 in

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Let RNG be your guide in the first expansion for Hearthstone! If you are wondering where that RNG (Random Number Generation) will take you so am I, but the journey is too fun to pass up. Before we look at the randomness offered in the expansion we should instead look at what we get from… Read More »


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Hands On: Halo 5 Guardians Multiplayer Beta

Written by (@robotmilk) on January 14, 2015 in News

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This Friday ends the three week long multiplayer beta of 343 Industries’ Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta, open to Xbox One players who purchased the Halo: Master Chief Collection. As a longtime Halo player, I have been extremely optimistic of the potential of what the new consoles and 343i can bring for the Halo franchise. When… Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 355: Cut the Cord

Written by (@leftybrown) on January 12, 2015 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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This week we discuss cutting the cable/satellite cord. With the announcement of Sling TV coming out of CES 2015, can it finally be easy to ditch your cable service? Also, we answer our listener mail and dive into our Week in Geek. All this and more on episode 355 of The Married Gamers podcast. You… Read More »