X-com: Enemy Unknown is the Real Deal

I have been waiting for this for something like two decades. Around the time computer games started to get exceptionally good (by my calendar that would be around 1994), I got hooked on X-Com: UFO Defense. It stole time from MUDding, RTCW, and Star Control II. I poured endless hours into this game, which looked […]

The fruits of FTL’s Kickstarter are freaking beautiful

Faster Than Light is one of the first Kickstarter video game projects to be delivered. They NAILED it. If you have an ounce of star ship nerd in you, this thing is a ridiculously great value at $8.99. Penny Arcade has some choice things to say about FTL. I have a hard time saying it […]

The Atari 2600 was REALLY expensive

Infographic from Bloater:

Total Annihilation plus Supreme Commander plus Interplanetary scale in a Kickstarter!

Oh man, I so want these guys to make their stretch goals. I’ve been a huge fan of this style of RTS since the 90’s, when I played TA endlessly online, and with Skip and Tikoth. Supreme Commander pretty much broke every other RTS for me, partly since you could select or queue huge numbers […]

The Greatest Blood Bowl Pitch Ever

Just a link to the greatest Blood Bowl pitch ever, because it has rendered me (nearly) speechless. A wise man once said, “There is a fine line between ‘hobby’ and ‘mental illness’.” I think this dude may have crossed it.