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The Thirteenth Story

Video Games at a Higher Level

Happy (digital) holidays

Happy Easter everyone! I won't drone on too long, we've all got eggs to hunt and pastel clothes to wear. And depending on the games you play, you may have noticed that it's Easter -- or some vaguely seasonal pastel-flavored, egg and bunny themed holiday -- in your...

Decisions, decisions: The crossroads of story and choice

If you read last week's blog post about Pokemon (which, is here if you missed it) you'll know that I'm big on games that present interesting decisions to players. It's what, at the core, defines a good game to me. But when I talk about this concept with friends,...

Pokémon’s (grassy) Route to Success

When my mom took me to Walmart to purchase a copy of Pokémon Blue on release day in September of 1998 (I was 11) with money that I had saved up my allowance for months to purchase, there's no way she could have known that this little $40 game you played on a dual-tone...

The Sequel Part 2: The Sequencing

Welcome back to my multi-part blog post on sequels! Sorry for the wait last week, there was a lot to juggle and honestly I couldn't put off cutting the grass any longer and that took forever because my area had a flood a few weeks prior so it was like clearing jungle....

On constructing a good video game town

Video game worlds can usually be divided up into three fairly clean categories: overworlds, dungeons and towns. Dungeons get a lot of love, it’s true. But nothing quite makes me fall in love with a game or setting like a really well made town, city or village. I love...

Geek to Geek is Wherever You Are!

The most important thing to us is our listener community. So whether you use Slack for work and want to hang out, Discord for play and wanna group up, or just keep Reddit open to see what’s going on, someone like you is there and wants to be friends.