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Tools of a Thief Book Review

Tools of a Thief Book Review

Can a rogue really escape her thieving ways and even find love? Tools of a Thief by D. Hale Rambo is a fun, quick read exploring a dungeons and dragons style adventure through the eyes of a gnome rogue named Zizy. Quick View Title: Tools of a Thief: A Series of...

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[Keywords] New Pokémon Snap and Schoolyard Secrets

[Keywords] New Pokémon Snap and Schoolyard Secrets

New Pokémon Snap is available on Nintendo Switch. I reached the credits of New Pokémon Snap about five days ago now. I'm topping out its little "high score" leaderboard amongst my friends list. But I still don't expect to finish with New Pokémon Snap for quite a while...

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Tabletop RPGs: An Introduction

Tabletop RPGs: An Introduction

Tabletop RPGs have long been considered the pinnacle of geekiness and nerdiness. And not in the good way. Most folks know the biggest TTRPG, Dungeons & Dragons, and that's about it. And because of a stereotype going back decades, once you've rolled initiative, you...

Boot Hill Heroes (Video Game Review)

Quick View Release Date: December 15, 2020 for Nintendo Switch (2013 on other platforms)Price: $9.99Rating: Everyone 10+Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo SwitchA code for this game was provided by Experimental Gamer Studios. A...

Double Impact (1991) [Schlockoholics Anonymous]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IDVNSO4mt4 What is it with ‘80s/’90s stars and twin roles? Long after the iconic “Doublemint Twins” TV ads had lost their luster, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nicolas Cage, Jackie Chan, and even Ernest P. Worrell himself, the late Jim...

Dragon Quest FM, S2 E25 – Dragon Quest IV Deep Dive (Episode Two): Characters and Companions

It's Week Two of our Deep Dive into Dragon Quest IV! This week, we're talking all about the main characters and playable companions that make this game so great. Warning: There are lots of spoilers for DQ IV in this episode! You can listen here: First, we talk about...

The Best Digital Tabletop Games To Play and Relax With

You know what rules? Tabletop Games. Seriously, we love them here. But do you know what's hard to do right now, in the back end of 2020? Invite people over to play tabletop board games, that's what. So unless you happen to live with other board game enthusiasts,...

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...

Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Review – An Unexpected Zelda Prequel (Kinda)

When Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity was first announced, I was a little skeptical. I loved Breath of the Wild, even if it wasn't my favorite Legend of Zelda game. A prequel sounded cool -but musou games are a mixed bag. I'd never played the first Hyrule Warriors...

Our 16+ Favorite Games in the Itch.io Racial Justice and Equality Bundle

There's a fantastic sale going on right now on Itch.io. You can get over 1500 (yes, over one thousand five hundred) games for a minimum payment of $5 and the proceeds go toward the NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund and the Community Bail Fund. That's a lot of...

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