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Diecast #156: Steam Summer Sale, Witcher 3, Mailbag

By Shamus
on Monday Jun 27, 2016
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Diecast




Hangout: Steamtroller: It’s Over!

By Shamus
on Friday Dec 4, 2015
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Notices




Hangout Friday Dec 4: Steam Controller!

By Shamus
on Monday Nov 30, 2015
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Notices




Experienced Points: The Digital Distribution Wars Are On Again

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 12, 2015
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Column




Diecast #80: Gotham, John Wick, The Fall, Overwatch

By Shamus
on Monday Nov 10, 2014
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Diecast




Diecast #66: LEGO Movie, Divinity, Valiant Hearts

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
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Diecast




Skyrim EP46: Enchanting Questions Part 1

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
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Spoiler Warning




Experienced Points: One Platform to Rule Them All

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
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Column




Diecast: GDC 2014

By Shamus
on Friday Mar 28, 2014
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Diecast




Diecast #40: Happy New Years Evesmass-ica.

By Shamus
on Wednesday Jan 1, 2014
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Diecast




Diecast #32: Steam Machines, Permadeath in Far Cry 2

By Shamus
on Thursday Oct 3, 2013
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Diecast




Diecast #21: Steam Sale, Mortal Kombat, Deus Ex

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jul 16, 2013
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Diecast




The Opportunity Crunch

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

 

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?

 

Do It Again, Stupid

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

 

The Disappointment Engine

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

 

Free Radical

The product of fandom run unchecked, this novel began as a short story and grew into something of a cult hit.

 

PC Gaming Golden Age

It's not a legend. It was real. There was a time before DLC. Before DRM. Before crappy ports. It was glorious.

 

Overthinking Zombies

Let's ruin everyone's fun by listing all the ways in which zombies can't work, couldn't happen, and don't make sense.

 

How to Forum

Dear people of the internet: Please stop doing these horrible idiotic things when you talk to each other.

 

Autoblography

The story of me. If you're looking for a picture of what it was like growing up in the seventies, then this is for you.

 

Bad and Wrong Music Lessons

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

 

Starcraft: Bot Fight

Let's do some scripting to make the Starcraft AI fight itself, and see how smart it is. Or isn't.

 

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.