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REVISITING “SCOTT PILGRIM vs THE WORLD” (VOL 2)

REVISITING “SCOTT PILGRIM vs THE WORLD” (VOL 2)

Check out my previous review of Vol1: “Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life” here! While a good chunk of Vol 1 made up most of the first act of the movie, Vol 2: “Scott Pilgrim vs The World” really has a chance to delve into some of the characters and their...

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MORTAL KOMBAT: Who’s who? (Round 4)

MORTAL KOMBAT: Who’s who? (Round 4)

With the release of “MORTAL KOMBAT” (2021) – now in theaters and on HBO Max, 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? (Check out Rounds One, Two, and Three here!)...

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Jaipur the Card Game for Two

Jaipur the Card Game for Two

Continuing my exploration into two-player tabletop gaming, this week I want to highlight Jaipur. Jaipur is a card game that is designed for only two people. It is simple to learn, easy to set up and fast to play. Most importantly, it is incredibly fun for how simple...

Hello Wrold: My History in Amateur GameDev

Even as I type this, the Chrome browser underlines the title of this post with a red squiggle line, begging me to correct the misspelling. It's amusing how we take so many apps and plugins for granted these days. Even professionally when typing emails I always...

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...

Dragon Quest Translation & Localization: Interview With Nob Ogasawara

I can't imagine the work that goes into translating and localizing video games for a Western audience, but Nob Ogaswara can. That's because Nob Ogaswara has officially translated some of the most popular RPGs to come out of Japan. Although he may be best known for...

Fall Guys Guide: An Anti-Competitive Primer

I love playing Fall Guys. I am also terrible at playing Fall Guys. These two things aren't even at odds; rather, they feed each other. That floor-level skill barrier is a unique feature of a unique game; it's always a thrill when a new type of game pops up on the...

Torneko Mystery Dungeon 3 On GBA: Fan Translation With Sam Steel

This week, Sam Steel is joining Austin to chat about his work on the fan translation for Torneko's Mystery Dungeon 3 on the Game Boy Advance. The beta patch for Torneko 3 is going live tomorrow, March 6th, 2021. In this episode, Sam talks about the work that goes into...

S2 E41 – Dragon Quest Tact Early Access Impressions

Austin had some top secret access on iOS and B.J. got selected for it on Google Play Store. So today, we’re talking about it! Austin was able to write about it for work, so read his ScreenRant article...

Dragon Quest XI S: Five Great Things About Veronica

The characters in Dragon Quest XI S are great. It's why so many fans around the globe have latched onto them, and it accounts for at least part of DQ 11's rise in popularity. One of the characters most likely placed at the top of nearly everyone's lists is Veronica,...

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