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Comics Are Dumb, But Movies Are Dumber

Comics Are Dumb, But Movies Are Dumber

First off, I’m not a huge fan of comic books or their live action counterparts. My favorite graphic novel is Watchmen, which is sort of like saying that your favorite book is the Lord of the Rings; it’s an easily defended choice, but also such a common answer that it almost doesn’t count. That being … Continue reading

Top 5 of the Best Games with the Worst Fans

Top 5 of the Best Games with the Worst Fans

We’ve all played games that we’ve enjoyed but had to stop playing because of how insufferable their fans were. Before you ask, no. League of Legends does not deserve to be on this list. Shitty games with toxic communities are their own world entirely, but I’m here to talk about great games that are brought down by their … Continue reading

The Problem With Difficulty In Games

The Problem With Difficulty In Games

With the advent of game developers pandering to a more casual audience and with the rising popularity of the Dark Souls series, game difficulty has been at the forefront of the gaming community’s discussions for the past couple of years. Games like League of Legends suggest that developers should retool classically ‘hardcore’ games to allow … Continue reading

Rhode Island Comic Con Vlog 11/2/2014

Rhode Island Comic Con Vlog 11/2/2014

This weekend I went to the Rhode Island Comic Convention in Providence and had a blast. I decided to record some footage, while helping my friend man a vendor booth. The video below contains the resulting mishmash of footage I was able to get while I was on the floor. I hope you enjoy 🙂 … Continue reading

Nerd Maintenance Blues

Nerd Maintenance Blues

Although this blog is fairly new, some of you may know that I’ve been playing less games than usual this year. I wrote an article about my experience as an aging gamer, which you can find here. Essentially, I’m taking a break from gaming, but don’t think that I’m “growing out of it”. Gaming is not childish … Continue reading