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This Dumb Industry: Fixing No Man’s Sky

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 20, 2016
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This Dumb Industry: The Sky isn’t Worth Fighting For

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 13, 2016
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Diecast #165: No Man’s Sky, Mankind Divided, Harry Potter

By Shamus
on Monday Aug 29, 2016
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This Dumb Industry: The Biggest Game Ever

By Shamus
on Tuesday Aug 16, 2016
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Diecast #163: No Man’s Sky, Dead Adventurers

By Shamus
on Monday Aug 15, 2016
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Diecast #144: Games for Windows 10, Xcom 2, Stardew Valley, E3

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 7, 2016
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The Terrible New Thing

Fidget spinners are ruining education! We need to... oh, never mind the fad is over. This is not the first time we've had a dumb moral panic.

 

Spoiler Warning:
Mass Effect

An awkward Let's Play of the Original Mass Effect, before we knew what we were doing. Enjoy terrible audio and long awkward pauses.

 

Batman: Arkham City

A look back at one of my favorite games. The gameplay was stellar, but the underlying story was clumsy and oddly constructed.

 

Bad and Wrong Music Lessons

A music lesson for people who know nothing about music, from someone who barely knows anything about music.

 

Hardware Review

So what happens when a SOFTWARE engineer tries to review hardware? This. This happens.

 

Batman v. Superman Wasn't All Bad

It's not a good movie, but it was made with good intentions and if you look closely you can find a few interesting ideas.

 

Steam Summer Blues

This mess of dross, confusion, and terrible UI design is the storefront the big publishers couldn't beat? Amazing.

 

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.

 

Do It Again, Stupid

One of the highest-rated games of all time has some of the least interesting gameplay.

 

MMO Population Problems

Computers keep getting more powerful. So why do the population caps for massively multiplayer games stay about the same?

 

The Mistakes DOOM Didn't Make

How did this game avoid all the usual stupidity that ruins remakes of classic titles?

 

Spoiler Warning:
Metro 2033

A videogame adaptation of a Russian novel about living in the metro system after the world ends. Successful or not, it's completely unique among shooters.