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Dark Tower Games

The Inside the Gamer podcast is sponsored in part by Dark Tower Games. Located in Bellingham, WA, Dark Tower Games strives to create a healthy, fun gaming community where people can count on a comfortable place to talk about and play games. They offer a wide range of gaming products and hold regular weekly, as well as special monthly events. To check out Dark Tower Games, go to darktowerlgs.com or visit them on Facebook. For an…

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Doom 3: The Weird Middle Child

Hello Internet! Today we are going to talk about one of my favorite little black sheep, Doom 3. As you should already know because you area a die-hard follower of my blog, I’m a huge fan of the Doom franchise. The original Doom has a special place in my heart for introducing me to the world of videogames. Doom 3 also has a special place in my heart for re-introducing me back into the world…

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Guilty Pleasures

Speaking of vices (as I did in my last post), I’ve recently been thinking about guilty pleasures. Most of my life, I never really had a guilty pleasure and always felt super-lame when asked. I would embarrassedly admit (then insist) that I was not interesting enough to have one. Until now! The Pleasure I am an educated, intelligent, and mostly rational individual. I believe in the scientific method. I am quick to check out of conversations…

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Always Something Good on TV?

I spent a better part of this morning chatting with a coworker about our favorite TV shows. We shared theories on Game of Thrones, discussed the ups and downs of Breaking Bad, and dissected the ending of The Sopranos. I’ve danced these steps a number of times with different partners and, as always, we eventually make our way around to The Wire. “You don’t like The Wire,” she said with wide eyes and a dropped…

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Noiseland Arcade

A Look at The Simpsons Arcade Game Hello, internet! I’m excited about this new post because I’m about to combine two of my absolute favorite things: video games and The Simpsons. Now, there are a lot of Simpsons-related games out there, and most of them are crap, but I’m going to focus on one of the good ones, the best one actually. And that one is The Simpsons Arcade Game! If you thought I was…

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Procrastination

It’s been about five months since I’ve written a blog post. Sure, I could blame the budding of a new relationship, the death of my step-dad, or multiple bouts of the cold/flu… But since we’re all friends here, I’ll tell you the real, honest-to-goodness reason: Procrastination Do you ever prepare to start a particularly daunting task, only to find yourself quickly engaged in another? When I was in college, this was an all-too-familiar experience: I…

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The Doom of Nostalgia

Nostalgia. Some people think of it as a dirty word; the rose-colored glasses we put on to justify our sometimes good and sometimes questionable taste. I’ve been thinking about this topic ever since I was on the Inside the Gamer podcast (which you should totally check out). On the podcast, I wondered what had happened to all of the arcade sports games, because I thought they were so much fun and I preferred them to…

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Run Silent: The World of Subsims

Ahoy there, mates! Get small and baton down those hatches because we are about to scratch the surface on one of my absolute favorite videogame genres: the u-boat simulator! Patience is the Key In the world of subsims, you’re the captain of a u-boat (another word for a German submarine) during WW2. Your job is to order your men around the Atlantic Ocean until you come across some enemy ships to sink. Your mission is…

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9 Superheroes and Villains With Major Bank

Superheroes and villains don’t come cheap. Besides having superpowers and mad skills, they must also possess immense wealth to fund their various causes, may it be for good or the other way around. But how much really is wealthy when talking about the caped crusaders and their archnemesis? From buying off private islands so they could have their own secret base to purchasing the most expensive technology offered, you’d wish to be one of the…

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Cavalcade of Holiday Horror: ObsCure

I don’t know what it is about Christmas time that gets me in the horror mood. Maybe it’s all the joy? For some reason, December is the month where I bust out the horror movies, whip out a scary novel, or throw in a good horror game. So in honor of that strange tradition, I will be making at least one horror related post for the month of December, starting…now. Don’t stay out too late…