Author Archives: Dave

Impulse: It’s Called Impulse For a Reason

Impulse is a new game by Carl Chudyk (Glory to Rome, Innovation, Uchronia) published by Asmadi Games. Chudyk is known for thinky, stripped-down designs that focus on intricate mechanisms. In the past, Chudyk’s games have not had dazzling artwork, focusing … Continue reading

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I Thought Maybe My Lego was Lousy But It’s SNOT

I was a little disappointed when my “SNOT Rocket” didn’t get a whole lot of traction on Flickr. I thought it was a pretty neat idea, and one I hadn’t seen before. Looking back at the images, though, I realized … Continue reading

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Shoot and Loot on the MOOOOOOOOOON!

Why yes, I have been playing a lot of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel (see, it comes between Borderlands and Borderlands 2). In fact, last night I was so much playing it that I forgot to stop and watch Sleepy Hollow! This … Continue reading

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I’m Finally Getting Around to Trying That Gum You Like

It changed the shape of dramatic (and non-dramatic) television, its influence reverberates through pop culture to this day, and people still make references to it. Yet, I’ve never actually seen Twin Peaks. When it was in its heyday, I wasn’t … Continue reading

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I Had That! #35: Merlin and Split Second

My room was where batteries went to die. Nearly everything I owned required tons of them, and since my Dad’s favorite place to get them was Radio Shack, I needed a constant supply. When Merlin came along and required 6 … Continue reading

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SO LONG, SUCKERS!

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I Had That! Now Has a Table of Contents!

You can click on the image above to see all the entries to the I Had That! feature, in case you don’t have a 1981 Sears Wishbook handy.

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Sleepy Hollow Needs to Get Back on Point

Season two of Sleepy Hollow started off almost exactly the way I wanted it to: going full-tilt crazy. What I love about the show was how much of it is forward momentum and how little time it spends dithering around. … Continue reading

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