Dragon Quest V: (Part Three) Adulthood/Fatherhood

This week, I’m talking about Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride! The game is divided into three parts, based on the hero’s age, so the posts are divided up that way, too. You can find the first part, detailing the hero’s childhood, right...

[Geekery Book Club] Books We’re Reading in March 2020

March is here already, and with it comes some great books that we can't wait to read. So, as usual, we've compiled a list of books hitting stores this month that we can't wait to get our hands on! Whether you're in love with Star Wars or obsessed with The Office,...

We can dance if we want to: On music and rhythm in games

I've always considered myself fortunate to have been in college during the Guitar Hero / Rockband craze. I loved playing Guitar Hero II competitively against friends and Rockband cooperatively with them. It seemed like every party had a Guitar Hero room where drunk...

Dragon Quest, Podcasting, and Dragon Quest Podcasting With Platty From Slime Time

Since B.J. is out for the next little bit due to his jaw, Platty from the Dragon Quest Slime Time podcast is filling in for co-hosting duties! This week, Austin and Platty discuss Platty's long history with the DQ series, as well as talking about podcasting and how...

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III (Nintendo Switch Demo Review)

A First Timer's First Impressions Despite playing a lot of JRPGs, The Legend of Heroes games have been a bit of a blindspot for me. I never owned a Vita, and I don't play video games on a computer, so I was really happy to learn that at least some of this sprawling...

A New Paper Mario Game in July? Sign Me Up!

Nintendo announced that Paper Mario: The Origami King is going to be released on July 17, 2020 for the Switch! And it seems like this title is going to be leaning into the paper side of Paper Mario more than ever. And I think that's pretty okay. More than that. I...

S3E34 – What’s an Evergreen game? – “In the woods with worms”

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MORTAL KOMBAT: Who’s Who? (Round 1)

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With the upcoming release of "MORTAL KOMBAT" (2021) in theaters and on HBO Max on Friday, April 23rd, we figured what better way to prep than to do a deep dive into the rich mythology and ever-evolving backstories of this epic video game franchise? In the original,...

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Friday, the Solo Board Game

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If you're like me, sometimes you really want to play a board game but there's nobody to play it with. Well, that's where solo games come in (like my favorite, Palm Island). I didn't even know that solo board games existed until a couple years ago. Now I am slowly...

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