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Diecast #114: Mailbag, Dragon Age, TF2, Tacoma

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 27, 2015
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Diecast




Diecast #91: Mailbag

By Shamus
on Monday Feb 2, 2015
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Diecast




Diecast #89: 2014 Happened

By Shamus
on Monday Jan 19, 2015
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Diecast




Diecast #88: Mailbag

By Shamus
on Monday Jan 12, 2015
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Diecast




Dénouement 2014: Part 1

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 9, 2015
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Industry Events




Experienced Points: Dragon Age: Impositions

By Shamus
on Tuesday Nov 25, 2014
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Column




Silent Hill Origins

Here is a long look at a game that tries to live up to a big legacy and fails hilariously.

 

Zenimax vs. Facebook

This series explores the troubled history of VR and the strange lawsuit between Zenimax publishing and Facebook.

 

Final Fantasy X

A game about the ghost of an underwater football player who travels through time to save the world from a tick that controls kaiju satan. Really.

 

Internet News is All Wrong

Why is internet news so bad, why do people prefer celebrity fluff, and how could it be made better?

 

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?

 

Programming Language for Games

Game developer Jon Blow is making a programming language just for games. Why is he doing this, and what will it mean for game development?

 

Dear Hollywood: Do a Mash Reboot

Since we're rebooting everything, MASH will probably come up eventually. Here are some casting suggestions.

 

My Music

Do you like electronic music? Do you like free stuff? Are you okay with amateur music from someone who's learning? Yes? Because that's what this is.

 

Project Button Masher

I teach myself music composition by imitating the style of various videogame soundtracks. How did it turn out? Listen for yourself.

 

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.

 

The Opportunity Crunch

No, brutal, soul-sucking, marriage-destroying crunch mode in game development isn't a privilege or an opportunity. It's idiocy.

 

Borderlands Series

A look at the main Borderlands games. What works, what doesn't, and where the series can go from here.