Category Archives: News

Anything that doesn’t fall neatly into the other categories – news, posts, thoughts, con coverage, etc. May be backlog related, maybe not.

PAX East 2017: Day Three

We lost an hour of sleep last night, and I’m already running on fumes. The weather hasn’t gotten much better either. We’re at the con at about 9:30, so I have time to line up for the floor opening. Andrew recommended … Continue reading

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PAX East 2017: The Pre-Game

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Last time I posted, I had just reviewed Catherine back in November (still stuck on that game, actually). But with PAX East 2017 looming large, it’s time to shake off the winter hangover and get ready for … Continue reading

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Achievement Hunter: My Quest To Nab All 286 Civilization V Achievements

About three years ago I lamented on a Facebook status that I would have to spend the rest of my life playing Civilization V before I acquired every one of its 286 achievements. A friend shot back a challenge: “You’d better … Continue reading

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Mario Retardy: The Mario Party Drinking Game

For full rules, scroll down to bottom of page. It’s no secret that drinking can lead to some bad decisions. Case in point: After several beer-soaked rounds of Jackbox over at Nick’s apartment on Saturday night (note: two Saturdays ago … Continue reading

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5 Games That Disappointed Me At E3 2016

I originally considered telling you my top picks for E3, but then I realized it would be a lot funnier to tell you everything I hated about it. When it comes to E3, there’s a hard and fast rule that … Continue reading

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PAX East 2016: Day Three

Dawn of the last day. I desperately wanted to try out some VR this weekend, but its a no-go as you basically need to sell your left nut to register for a spot. As such, I decide to at least see what … Continue reading

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PAX East 2016: Day Two

Day two: Foul weather has inched in. I walk to the con as the sky decides whether it wants to rain or not. I overhear some authentic Boston chatter (“I remember the first packa cigarettes I ever stole from the … Continue reading

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PAX East 2016: Day One

Dawn of the first day. Weather in Boston is extremely pleasant (for once). There’s a distinct lack of Super Mutants and airships, but I chalk this up to it being early in the weekend.

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Achievement Unlocked: Backlog Beaten

I’ve been putting this off several months now, but with the new year it felt like the right time to make the announcement: I’ve finally finished my backlog. Well, I actually finished it back in November, but I haven’t said … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Two

Wow, I’ve done a pretty bad job of reviewing the last couple of games left on my backlog. Nevertheless, I’m pleased to say that there are only two games left between me officially completing my backlog of games. The two lucky … Continue reading

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