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Supergirl

By Shamus
on Thursday May 21, 2015
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




The Future is Here!

By Shamus
on Sunday Jan 11, 2015
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Dear Hollywood: Do a Mash Reboot

By Shamus
on Sunday Dec 28, 2014
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




The Gradient of Plot Holes

By Shamus
on Sunday Dec 21, 2014
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Trek Week: The Movies

By Shamus
on Friday Dec 5, 2014
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Trek Week: Voyager

By Shamus
on Thursday Dec 4, 2014
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Trek Week: Deep Space Nine

By Shamus
on Wednesday Dec 3, 2014
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Trek Week: The Next Generation

By Shamus
on Tuesday Dec 2, 2014
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Trek Week: The Original Series

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 1, 2014
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Trek Week: Introduction, Enterprise

By Shamus
on Sunday Nov 30, 2014
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Dear Esther

By Esther
on Wednesday Nov 5, 2014
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




My Zombie Plan, Part 5

By Shamus
on Friday Feb 15, 2013
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




My Zombie Plan, Part 4

By Shamus
on Monday Feb 11, 2013
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




My Zombie Plan, Part 3

By Shamus
on Friday Feb 8, 2013
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




My Zombie Plan, Part 2

By Shamus
on Wednesday Feb 6, 2013
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




My Zombie Plan, Part 1

By Shamus
on Monday Feb 4, 2013
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




What is Your Zombie Plan?

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jan 23, 2013
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Aunty Paladin’s Charity Nonstop Roleplaying Stream (Or the Easiest Way to Yell at Rutskarn)

By Rutskarn
on Friday Dec 14, 2012
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Overthinking Zombies

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 3, 2012
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Plot Holes Part 2: Story Collapse

By Shamus
on Thursday Nov 8, 2012
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Plot Holes Part 1: Trust in the Storyteller

By Shamus
on Tuesday Nov 6, 2012
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Darths & Droids Episode IV: A New Joke

By Shamus
on Sunday Jan 8, 2012
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




The Problem with YouTube

By Shamus
on Wednesday May 25, 2011
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




SF Debris

By Shamus
on Monday May 23, 2011
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Personal Computing Devices

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 17, 2011
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




PAX East 2011: Cosplay

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 15, 2011
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




PAX East 2011: Sunday

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 14, 2011
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




PAX East 2011: Saturday

By Shamus
on Sunday Mar 13, 2011
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Pax East 2011: Friday

By Shamus
on Sunday Mar 13, 2011
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




PAX East 2011: Being in Line

By Shamus
on Friday Mar 11, 2011
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




PAX East 2011: Settling In

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 10, 2011
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




PAX East 2011: Getting Ready

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 8, 2011
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




PAX East 2011: Making Plans

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 1, 2011
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




PAX Coverage: SpyParty and Monaco

By Mumbles
on Monday Sep 13, 2010
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




PAX Coverage: The Old Republic

By Josh
on Friday Sep 10, 2010
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




PAX Coverage: Tera

By Mumbles
on Thursday Sep 9, 2010
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Twenty Sided @ PAX TRANSCRIPT

By Shamus
on Monday Sep 6, 2010
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Twenty Sided @ PAX

By Shamus
on Monday Sep 6, 2010
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




PAX Day Two: Operation Face Punch

By Mumbles
on Sunday Sep 5, 2010
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Hello from PAX!

By Josh
on Saturday Sep 4, 2010
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Captain America

By Shamus
on Sunday Feb 7, 2010
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Desert Bus

By Shamus
on Monday Nov 23, 2009
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Noctis Lex: Random Chapter

By Shamus
on Thursday Oct 22, 2009
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Comic Books and Plot Cruft

By Shamus
on Monday Oct 12, 2009
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Mr. Richard Roll, Esq.

By Shamus
on Sunday Aug 2, 2009
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




The Top Seven Sexiest Women of Fantasy!

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 20, 2009
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Star Trek: The Next Movie

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 12, 2009
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Star Trek: The Franchise

By Shamus
on Monday May 11, 2009
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Vatsy and Bruno

By Shamus
on Friday Apr 10, 2009
Filed under:
Nerd Culture, Pictures




Watchmen: Ozymandias’ Plan B

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 2, 2009
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Watchmen

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 31, 2009
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Hero Factory

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 9, 2009
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Star Wars Yoga

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 5, 2009
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Guess What Time it is?

By Shamus
on Friday Feb 13, 2009
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Fable 2: Thematic Failures

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 3, 2009
Filed under:
Game Reviews, Nerd Culture




City of Heroes:
First Impressions

By Shamus
on Tuesday Oct 7, 2008
Filed under:
Game Reviews, Nerd Culture




Bizarro Genius Baby

By Shamus
on Saturday Aug 23, 2008
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




It is Pitch Black

By Shamus
on Saturday Aug 9, 2008
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Dr. Horrible Teaser

By Shamus
on Thursday Jul 24, 2008
Filed under:
Movies, Nerd Culture




Jar Jar, you’re a genius

By Shamus
on Sunday Jul 6, 2008
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




WoW Fanfiction

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jul 1, 2008
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Hardware Review:
Sapphire X1650

By Shamus
on Thursday May 1, 2008
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Rifftrax

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 17, 2008
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Cryptonomicon

By Shamus
on Wednesday Feb 27, 2008
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Star Wars, According to a Little Girl

By Shamus
on Monday Feb 25, 2008
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




With Great Power…

By Shamus
on Friday Feb 8, 2008
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Tape Drives and Dummy Terminals

By Shamus
on Friday Dec 28, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




My Day Will Come

By Shamus
on Saturday Nov 24, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Darths & Droids

By Shamus
on Tuesday Nov 13, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Steampunk Laptop

By Shamus
on Wednesday Nov 7, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




The Dice Are Trying to Kill Me

By Shamus
on Wednesday Oct 31, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Super Geeks

By Shamus
on Wednesday Oct 24, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Eternal Sonata and Folklore

By Shamus
on Friday Oct 19, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Strongbad Email: Webcomics

By Shamus
on Wednesday Oct 10, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Lord of the Warcraft

By Shamus
on Friday Sep 28, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Killing Language

By Shamus
on Wednesday Sep 19, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Headline Spoilers

By Shamus
on Thursday Jul 19, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Lego Orthanc

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jul 18, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Perfect for the Nameless Extra in Your Life

By Shamus
on Saturday Jul 14, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




What are the odds?

By Shamus
on Thursday Jul 5, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




I’m a leaf on the wind

By Shamus
on Saturday Apr 14, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Optimus Rhyme Promo

By Shamus
on Friday Mar 23, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Captain America Killed Off in Latest Comic

By Shamus
on Wednesday Mar 7, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Six Songs Collide

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 27, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Bootie 2006

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 27, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Paving Eden

By Shamus
on Thursday Feb 22, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




LiveJournal

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 6, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Word Chain

By Shamus
on Thursday Feb 1, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Do you do this?

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 30, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




D&D – Getting into the game

By Shamus
on Sunday Jan 14, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Liquid Nitrogen vs. Swimming Pool

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 5, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Attacked by the Show

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 2, 2007
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Nerdcore 4 Life

By Shamus
on Thursday Dec 14, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Wil Power

By Shamus
on Monday Nov 27, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




dOrange

By Shamus
on Wednesday Nov 8, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




TheyNow

By Shamus
on Tuesday Nov 7, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




8 out of 100

By Shamus
on Friday Nov 3, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Life Blossoms

By Shamus
on Wednesday Nov 1, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Concerned, RIP

By Shamus
on Wednesday Nov 1, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Seanbaby vs Uwe Boll

By Shamus
on Thursday Oct 26, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Battlestar Galactica

By Shamus
on Thursday Oct 19, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




White and Nerdy

By Shamus
on Saturday Sep 30, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




The Motivator

By Shamus
on Thursday Sep 28, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Lightsaber Duel: Ryan VS Brandon

By Shamus
on Saturday Sep 16, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Mega 64

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 12, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




My new toy

By Shamus
on Thursday Sep 7, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Meme: 25 Favorite TV Characters

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 31, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Chinese Puzzle Torture, comparing notes

By Shamus
on Sunday Aug 27, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Chinese Puzzle Torture

By Shamus
on Saturday Aug 26, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Meffert’s Challenge, Solved

By Shamus
on Saturday Aug 26, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Meffert’s Challenge, Part 2

By Shamus
on Friday Aug 25, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Meffert’s Challenge

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 24, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Homestarrunner is Ten

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 23, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




More Oceangramming

By Shamus
on Sunday Aug 13, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Oceangram

By Shamus
on Saturday Aug 12, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Book Meme

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 10, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Extroskeleton

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 9, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Link to someone new

By Shamus
on Saturday Aug 5, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Party Ben

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 2, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




What’s in a Geek?

By Shamus
on Tuesday Aug 1, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Dear Apple: Please think different

By Shamus
on Sunday Jul 9, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Pop Culture Shamus

By Shamus
on Sunday Jul 9, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




The Human Spider!

By Shamus
on Thursday Jul 6, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




There she is!

By Shamus
on Saturday Jun 24, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




The Big U

By Shamus
on Friday Jun 23, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Anagram

By Shamus
on Monday Jun 19, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Playlist Meme

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jun 14, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Slashdot Makeover

By Shamus
on Sunday Jun 4, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Useless mutant powers

By Shamus
on Friday Jun 2, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Gay and Gothic

By Shamus
on Thursday Jun 1, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Illithia

By Shamus
on Wednesday May 31, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Veggie Bebop

By Shamus
on Monday May 29, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Spins a web, any size

By Shamus
on Thursday May 25, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




The word for today

By Shamus
on Monday May 22, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




20 Sided Anime

By Shamus
on Sunday May 21, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




My greatest plan

By Shamus
on Thursday May 18, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




PC Gamer: The future of the past

By Shamus
on Thursday May 11, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Star Trek Cribs

By Shamus
on Thursday May 11, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Silent Hill: Link Roundup

By Shamus
on Wednesday Apr 26, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Final Fantasy: Advent Children

By Shamus
on Wednesday Apr 26, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Silent Hill: Casting and Characters

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 25, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Which sci-fi crew would you best fit in?

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 25, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Silent Hill

By Shamus
on Sunday Apr 23, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Dub to Sub

By Shamus
on Wednesday Apr 19, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Everyone else is doing it!

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 13, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Lightsaber Duel

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 13, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Machine Overlords

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 11, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Tokyo Terror

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 11, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




haibane.info – lookin’ good

By Shamus
on Friday Apr 7, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Todashi!

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 6, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Could possibly be giants

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 4, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Game over

By Shamus
on Saturday Apr 1, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Introversion

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 30, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Everything new is old again

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 16, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Incoming!

By Shamus
on Wednesday Mar 15, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Spamutations

By Shamus
on Friday Mar 10, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Trek Lighting

By Shamus
on Saturday Mar 4, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Anti-Junk mail chain letter spam

By Shamus
on Friday Mar 3, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




digg – Submit Item

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 21, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Brrreeeport

By Shamus
on Saturday Feb 18, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Are Gamespot spammers?

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 14, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Information wants to be profitable

By Shamus
on Monday Feb 13, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Like Christmas on Cybertron

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 27, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Chizumatical Sabatical

By Shamus
on Thursday Jan 26, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Optimus Rhyme

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 24, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Concerned

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 20, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Chizumatic

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jan 18, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Probabalistic Systems

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 13, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Do you want fries with that?

By Shamus
on Monday Jan 9, 2006
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Tale of Pants

By Shamus
on Thursday Dec 29, 2005
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Football: Total War

By Shamus
on Friday Dec 9, 2005
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




The Gnome Depot

By Shamus
on Thursday Dec 8, 2005
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




D&D Sports

By Shamus
on Tuesday Dec 6, 2005
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Gnome Homes

By Shamus
on Sunday Nov 20, 2005
Filed under:
Nerd Culture




Blistering Stupidity of Fallout 3

Yeah, this game is a classic. But the story is idiotic, incoherent, thematically confused, and patronizing.

 

D&D Campaign

WAY back in 2005, I wrote about a D&D campaign I was running. The campaign is still there, in the bottom-most strata of the archives.

 

Spoiler Warning:
Deus Ex:Human Revolution

Is this a masterful improvement on modern shooters, or a dumbed-down bastardization of its predecessor? Can it be both?

 

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round

I'm not surprised a fighting game has an absurd story. I just can't figure out why they bothered with the story at all.

 

Spec Ops: The Line

A videogame that judges its audience, criticizes its genre, and hates its premise. How did this thing get made?

 

Fixing Match 3

For one of the most popular casual games in existence, Match 3 is actually really broken. Until one developer fixed it.

 

What Does a Robot Want?

No, self-aware robots aren't going to turn on us, Skynet-style. Not unless we designed them to.

 

Good Robot Dev Blog

An ongoing series where I work on making a 2D action game from scratch.

 

PC Hardware is Toast

This is why shopping for graphics cards is so stupid and miserable.

 

Mass Effect Retrospective

A novel-sized analysis of the Mass Effect series that explains where it all went wrong. Spoiler: It was long before the ending.

 

Spoiler Warning:
The Walking Dead

This game had lots of false choice and barely any gameplay. So what made it resonate so powerfully with audiences?

 

Tenpenny Tower

Bethesda felt the need to jam a morality system into Fallout 3, and they blew it. Good and evil make no sense and the moral compass points sideways.