Author Archives: Dave

Trashfest Northeast 2015

For the third year in a row I went down to Connecticut this weekend to play a heaping helping of boardgames at Trashfest! This is always a good time and some fun people and this year was no exception. I … Continue reading

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I Played That! #37: Fallout 3 (PC)

I am a huge fan of the Fallout series, but when the third installment was announced, I was crushed. The announcement and screenshot showed that instead of an isometric, third-person RPG, it was going to be a first-person shooter. As … Continue reading

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J’Aime Paris

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Master of None

Fall time is TV time, when you want nothing more than sit on your butt in front of the TV. And a show just dropped on Netflix that is a great addition to the season. Master of None is a … Continue reading

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Burgle Bros.: Get In. Get the Loot. Get Out.

A while back I backed some board games on Kickstarter, just for the hell of it. Some of those choices were good, many not so good. These days I don’t even look at KS anymore. But the final one came … Continue reading

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The Movies-to-Watch List: All the President’s Men (1976)

Only one movie remained on my 2015 Movies-to-Watch list: 1984’s Buckaroo Banzai. It was a controversial choice when I first included it, but I thought I’d try and get through it this time. It was not to be. It’s not … Continue reading

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I Played That! #36: Star Fleet I (PC)

Yes indeed, I paid retail price for a game that looked like the above. What’s more, although Wikipedia says this came out in 1984 (when such graphics on the PC wouldn’t have been too unexpected, I’m pretty sure I didn’t … Continue reading

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I Played That! #35: Ultima Underworld I and II (PC)

As we’ve seen, the Ultima series always tried to be on the cutting edge of gaming. While never sacrificing story and mechanics, they always pushed the graphics to whatever the current limits were. It was tough being an Ultima fanboy … Continue reading

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