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Diecast #55: Mailbag!

By Shamus
on Monday Apr 28, 2014
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Publisher Priorities

By Shamus
on Monday Mar 31, 2008
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The Plot-Driven Door

By Shamus
on Monday Feb 12, 2007
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Game Design

Neverwinter Nights 2: Nitpicks

By Shamus
on Friday Jan 19, 2007
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Game Reviews

Neverwinter Nights 2: First Impressions

By Shamus
on Thursday Jan 18, 2007
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Game Reviews

Neverwinter Nights 2: Ending

By Shamus
on Sunday Jan 14, 2007
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Game Reviews

Spoiler Warning:
Mass Effect 3

Everyone was so worked up about how terrible the ending was that they overlooked how terrible everything else was. We're here to fix that.


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.


This Game is Too Videogame-y

What's wrong with a game being "too videogameish"?


The Loot Lottery

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


How to Forum

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


Bad and Wrong Music Lessons

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


Diablo III Retrospective

We were so upset by the server problems and real money auction that we overlooked just how terrible everything else is.


Blistering Stupidity of Fallout 3

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


Zenimax vs. Facebook

This series explores the troubled history of VR and the strange lawsuit between Zenimax publishing and Facebook.


Free Radical

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


The Disappointment Engine

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


Why The Christmas Shopping Season is Worse Every Year

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