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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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Column




Diecast# 152 Pt 1: Civil War, DOOM, Pinball Machines

By Shamus
on Monday May 16, 2016
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Diecast




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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Movies




Philosophy of Moderation

The comments on most sites are a sewer of hate, because we're moderating with the wrong goals in mind.

 

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.

 

The Opportunity Crunch

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

 

Why The Christmas Shopping Season is Worse Every Year

Everyone hates Black Friday sales. Even retailers! So why does it exist?

 

Blistering Stupidity of Fallout 3

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

 

The Best of 2015

My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2015.

 

Could Have Been Great

Here are four games that could have been much better with just a little more work.

 

Spoiler Warning:
Until Dawn

A character-driven slasher horror mystery adventure puzzle-based survival walking simulator. It's pretty cool.

 

Megatextures

A video discussing Megatexture technology. Why we needed it, what it was supposed to do, and why it maybe didn't totally work.

 

Game at the Bottom

Why spend millions on visuals that are just a distraction from the REAL game of hotbar-watching?

 

The Disappointment Engine

No Man's Sky is a game seemingly engineered to create a cycle of anticipation and disappointment.

 

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.