Author Archives: Dave

Late to the Destiny

When Destiny first came out a year ago, I passed on it. There were a number of reasons, but the main one was my disinterest in what sounded like an MMO experience. I’m not really interested in playing games online … Continue reading

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TopatoCon 2015!

This weekend was TopatoCon, a convention started by the good folks at TopatoCo, a sort of consortium of webcomics (and other) creators. What’s more, it took place right here in my area code! I went by on Saturday and saw … Continue reading

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I Played That! #30: Starcraft (PC)

Last week I talked about one of the games that shifted the early 90s video gaming landscape. Today comes the second. What Doom did for action games, Warcraft did for strategy. Its central idea, that you were under attack and … Continue reading

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The Movies-to-Watch List: The Killing (1956)

I had never heard of this early Stanley Kubrick film when it was a suggested addition to the Movies to Watch List. In fact, I almost had to bring in a sub for it, as Netflix doesn’t seem to have … Continue reading

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The Symbol Can be an S with THREE Lines Through It, Something Really Next Level

By now you’ve probably heard of Martin Shkreli, a hedge fund parasite who decided to take some time off from contributing nothing to the human race to instead actively interfere with it. He bought the rights to a drug used … Continue reading

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On the Table: Codenames

This past week I played a game of Hanabi, which is a game I was pretty stoked about when it first came out, but haven’t really thought about much since. It’s not bad, just not something I find myself wanting … Continue reading

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I Played That! #29: Doom (PC)

Of course I played Doom. Everyone played Doom. You couldn’t not play Doom. Doom dropped like an atomic bomb on the gaming landscape and forever changed its topology. Even if you somehow didn’t play Doom itself, you almost certainly played … Continue reading

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Not So Fast Foward Futurama

It seems like every week there’s a new cartoon I’m supposed to be watching. Archer, Steven Universe, Rick and Morty, Bojack Horseman, Gravity Falls, Adventure Time, a bunch of other ones, and whatever the three new ones that were added … Continue reading

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