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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

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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

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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 »


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The Married Gamers Episode 354: Bitwiser

Written by (@leftybrown) on January 5, 2015 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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This week Chris and Kelly recorded live at Bitwise Industries in Fresno, California. We discuss making technology local. Joining them is Jake Soberal, co-founder of Bitwise Industries and Damon Thomas of Design Architect at QuiqLabs. All this plus The Week in Geek, opening question, and more! photo credit: Quan Tomas You can find us at:… Read More »


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Join Our Married Gamers Family

Written by (@leftybrown) on January 2, 2015 in Features

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The Married Gamers have several staff positions now open. We are looking for several writers, an editor, and graphics artist to join our ranks. Not your usual gaming website and podcast, The Married Gamers are a community of adult geeks and gamers. We feature news, views and reviews that focus on what the adult geek… Read More »


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Colby’s Top Games of 2014

Written by (@robotmilk) on January 1, 2015 in Opinion

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2014 was one of the weirdest years in gaming for me. While the word “gamer” has taken on a whole new meaning in the larger picture of pop culture and society in all the wrong ways, there hasn’t a better time to be a person who happens to enjoy games.  Titanfall The game that made… Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 353: Drink Up!

Written by (@leftybrown) on December 31, 2014 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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It’s our last show of 2014, and it’s a drinking episode as well. Listen as we attempt to discuss this years gaming and personal hits and misses…as one of the hosts slips into belligerence. In addition we make predictions for 2015, share our Week in Geek, and discover why this just might be our last… Read More »


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Nerds At Play 076: Technical Difficulties, the Sequel

Written by (@shibachica) on December 31, 2014 in Nerds@Play

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On this episode Zach, Melisa and Michi fall victim to the robots of the future. After sharing what has been keeping them busy, the evil spider robots hijacked their recording of their main topic. Lesson learned, do not tick off the evil robots. So grab a cup of eggnog and enjoy a somewhat abbreviated episode…. Read More »


Review: Destiny: The Dark Below

Written by on December 29, 2014 in

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I can’t remember a time in my life where I have had constant internal dialogues about a video game. I can be on my way to work, in the shower, or the quiet moments before bed, Thinking about Destiny. Do I actually like it? Why do I like it? Am I merely a pawn, with a… Read More »


Review: Dungeon Defenders 2

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it’s a game that lives and dies based on your ability to find and enjoy the experience with other people


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Top 5 Most Memorable Star Wars Games

Written by (@imonahorse) on December 17, 2014 in Opinion

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With the recent reveal of the Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens trailer, the Internet has been clamoring with a renewed Star Wars fever. The Force once again has its grip on fans around the world, with rumors flying around on message boards and social media. A few days ago the names of some… Read More »