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Diecast #93: Nintendoh, Game Development Sucks, Mailbag

By Shamus
on Monday Feb 16, 2015
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Diecast




Diecast #89: 2014 Happened

By Shamus
on Monday Jan 19, 2015
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Diecast




Thief Autopsy Part 5: Change of Plans

By Shamus
on Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
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Video Games




Thief Autopsy Part 4: A Friend in Need

By Shamus
on Thursday Apr 3, 2014
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Video Games




Thief Autopsy Part 3: Dirty Secrets

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 27, 2014
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Video Games




Thief Autopsy Part 2: Dust to Dust

By Shamus
on Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
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Video Games




Thief Autopsy Part 1: Prologue

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 24, 2014
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Video Games




Errant Signal: Thief (2014)

By Shamus
on Thursday Mar 20, 2014
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Video Games




Skyrim EP16: Wolves Aren’t Evil

By Shamus
on Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
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Spoiler Warning




Experienced Points: 10 Great Things About the Thief Reboot

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
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Column




Experienced Points: Cutscenes Stole my Thief Game

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
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Column




Diecast #47: Thief

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
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Diecast




In Defense of Crunch

Crunch-mode game development isn't good, but sometimes it happens for good reasons.

 

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.

 

Spoiler Warning:
Fallout 3

A long-form Let's Play of a classic that's probably overrated, and certainly dumber than it needed to be.

 

Blistering Stupidity of Fallout 3

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

 

Do It Again, Stupid

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

Spoiler Warning:
Skyrim

The big-budget, meme- spawning, endlessly- moddable, beloved by millions Game of the Year... sucks. (Not really.)

 

The Disappointment Engine

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

 

The Best of 2017

My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2017.

 

Grand Theft Railroad

Grand Theft Auto is a lousy, cheating jerk of a game.

 

How to Forum

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