Monthly Archives: September 2018

Gamer Spotlight: Eric Bailey

Eric Bailey (Freelancer/Social Media Personality) Eric got his start in the games industry several years ago as a writer and podcaster at a retro gaming site, he has since made a name for himself as someone who fosters positivity online…

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D&D Dad: Playing Dungeons & Dragons with kids

Originally posted on Michael Jasper:
As I wrote in my intro to this blog, my kids are more or less responsible for my current obsession with Dungeons & Dragons. I blame them for all the money I’ve spent on hardcover…

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Roll With It!

Scriv the Bard You’ve done it!! You’ve spent hours, days, weeks even, preparing for your campaign. You’ve created an intricate story to seduce your players with the promise of adventure. You’ve developed lively towns and masterfully-written NPCs with motivations and … Continue reading

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Sony Announces Playstation Classic

Originally posted on Me Vs. Myself and I:
Sony broke news of a Classic console coming out just a couple of days ago. I’m usually the first one to jump on things like this. When the NES Classic was announced,…

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Answering Big Questions #011: Is Game Quality Improving?

Originally posted on AmbiGaming:
It’s been awhile since we’ve tackled a Big Question posed by the Well-Red Mage, but I’ve seen this topic hotly debated on social media and on game forums, so I figured I should add my opinion…

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Nintendo Switch Online is Now Live

Originally posted on VIRTUAL BASTION:
With the exception of Fortnite, online play on the Nintendo Switch now requires a subscription to Nintendo’s newly-launched online service. Subscriptions range from $20 per year for an individual or $35 for the family plan.…

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Rise of the Clones: Sony Announces the PlayStation Classic

Originally posted on Gamer Crash:
In the age of remasters and nostalgia for what once was, Sony has finally jumped into the fray. Today, the company announced the PlayStation Classic, a miniature version of the original PlayStation 1 console that’s arriving…

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MMO Living Conditions, Ranked Worst To Best

Originally posted on Occasional Hero:
A while back, my wife and I got into this anime called Log Horizon that involves thousands players getting trapped in an MMO world. Not in a virtual reality way, but actually physically there, having…

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Quick Thoughts: Games on the Cheap

Originally posted on Me Vs. Myself and I:
Generally speaking, there are far too many games released in a given year to play them all. Sometimes you have to spend your limited expendable funds carefully, and that means skipping some…

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Can you make a video game with no experience: Pt. 5 – It isn’t easy creating a masterpiece

Originally posted on Quiet Stories:
This report outlines the research, developed work and learning that came from investigating whether someone with no experience in game development, could make their own game. This also serves as the fifth and final part of…

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