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Diecast #89: 2014 Happened

By Shamus
on Monday Jan 19, 2015
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Diecast




Dénouement 2014: Part 1

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 9, 2015
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Industry Events




Errant Signal – Watch_Dogs (Spoilers)

By Shamus
on Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
Filed under:
Video Games




Diecast #64: E3 Dustup, Watch_Dogs, Steam Summer Sale

By Shamus
on Monday Jun 23, 2014
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Diecast




Borderlands Series

A look at the main Borderlands games. What works, what doesn't, and where the series can go from here.

 

Marvel's Civil War

Team Cap or Team Iron Man? More importantly, what basis would you use for making that decision?

 

Crash Dot Com

Back in 1999, I rode the dot-com bubble. Got rich. Worked hard. Went crazy. Turned poor. It was fun.

 

Shamus Plays WOW

Ever wondered what's in all those quest boxes you've never bothered to read? Get ready: They're more insane than you might expect.

 

Fable II

The plot of this game isn't just dumb, it's actively hostile to the player. This game hates you and thinks you are stupid.

 

Overused Words in Game Titles

I scoured the Steam database to figure out what words were the most commonly used in game titles.

 

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.

 

Video Compression Gone Wrong

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

 

How to Forum

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

 

The Loot Lottery

What makes the gameplay of Borderlands so addictive for some, and what does that have to do with slot machines?

 

The Plot-Driven Door

You know how videogames sometimes do that thing where it's preposterously hard to go through a simple door? This one is really bad.

 

Lost Laughs in Leisure Suit Larry

Why was this classic adventure game so funny in the 80's, and why did it stop being funny?