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Diecast #160: Doom, Civil War 2, Mailbag

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 25, 2016
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Captain America: Civil War

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 24, 2016
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Diecast# 152 Pt 1: Civil War, DOOM, Pinball Machines

By Shamus
on Monday May 16, 2016
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Experienced Points: Where Are The Marvel Games?

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 5, 2016
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The Avengers: Age of Ultron

By Shamus
on Sunday May 3, 2015
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Movies




Diecast #66: LEGO Movie, Divinity, Valiant Hearts

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
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Diecast #54: Witcher, HOT MEN, Wildstar

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
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Captain America

By Shamus
on Friday Aug 5, 2011
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Spoiler Warning:
Assassins Creed 2

Ubisoft tried to pass their horrendous Mary Sue / Da Vinci fanfiction off as an Assassins Creed. Sadly, they got away with it.

 

Spoiler Warning:
Fallout 4

Is Fallout 4 the greatest videogame ever made? No. No it is not.

 

Video Compression Gone Wrong

How does image compression work, and why does it create those ugly spots all over some videos and not others?

 

Playstation 3

What was the problem with the Playstation 3 hardware and why did Sony build it that way?

 

Mass Effect 3 Ending Deconstruction

Did you dislike the ending to the Mass Effect trilogy? Here's my list of where it failed logically, thematically, and tonally.

 

Self-Balancing Gameplay

There's a wonderful way to balance difficulty in RPGs, and designers try to prevent it. For some reason.

 

Push the Button!

Scenes from Half-Life 2:Episode 2, showing Gordon Freeman being a jerk.

 

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.

 

Zenimax vs. Facebook

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

 

Linux vs. Windows

Finally, the age-old debate has been settled.

 

What is Piracy?

It seems like a simple question, but it turns out everyone has a different idea of right and wrong in the digital world.

 

Spoiler Warning:
Mass Effect 2

What happens when you take a smart game with bland mechanics and turn it into a bland game with servicible mechanics?