Jurassic Hour #39: Not Today! (Final Episode)

Jul 20

Jurassic Hour #39: Not Today! (Final Episode)

We hadn’t done a podcast update in eight months. If that wasn’t the signal that we were shutting down, well … we decided to be real open about it by providing a final episode. We talk about our lives. Our futures. Our dreams. Our problems. Same old stuff, really. Also, a ton of games in the last half-hour that you should listen to us rant and rave...

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CAVE Music History 2003 – 2012 video series

Jul 07

CAVE Music History 2003 – 2012 video series

In 2011, I started an ambitious project: to collect every audio CD published by the developer/publisher CAVE (Deathsmiles, Dodonpachi, Espgaluda, Mushihimesama, etc). I completed this project earlier this year. And now, even as I face the dreaded possibility of having to sell that very collection, I was able to glean so much knowledge and enjoy so much great music...

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Putting Pen to Paper with FEZ

Jul 05

Putting Pen to Paper with FEZ

Hey, first update in six months! (More about site status in the next post, which will also be our final podcast recording.) I knew the day would come when I’d finally play the super-hyped indie game FEZ. On a whim, I decided to make the past 7 days, “that time.” And I’m not going to review it. I’d give it five stars. It’s perfect....

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Turns out I’m very knowable

Jan 24

Turns out I’m very knowable

Struggling to measure your momentum as a 21st-century human being? Confused by the frequency and casual viciousness with which your friends tease you for being an emotional Dumpster fire? Find out how you stack up against me, the king of all calamities, in this fun and easy test! You’ll be assessed on a 100-point scale, starting at 0 (emotionally inert), plummeting...

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MAGFail: Or, “The Power of Guac Compels You!”

Jan 10

MAGFail: Or, “The Power of Guac Compels You!”

This past weekend I went, for the fourth year in a row, to MAGFest: the “Music And Gaming Festival.” It takes place outside Washington DC; it regularly features awesome rock bands, chiptune artists, and special guests from around the world; it’s also a great place for a guy like me to meet up with lots of wonderful people I once knew only via the...

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