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Goblins & Goblets(RPG Campaign Diary) Ep. 1- My First Game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhtTPjqPO3Q   On the premiere episode, I talk about why I decided to become a Game Master and how my first game went. The half-elf druid, Kanliss, begins his adventure.

Games Go Horror: Tomb Raider

Warning: The following contains spoilers for the 2013 video game reboot, Tomb Raider. You have been warned.   Today the new trailer for the Tomb Raider reboot film dropped and has me slightly optimistic about the movie's chances of being any good.... Continue Reading →

How Critical Role Changed My Views on D&D

I've never really been a big fan of playing Dungeons & Dragons. I mean, that's not entirely true. When I was little, I was very excited when Dad included me in in his roleplaying sessions. However, it was the sort of thing... Continue Reading →

The Game Awards Rant

The Game Awards is an annual video game awards ceremony that was supposed to be a celebration of the industry's developers, publishers, communities, and personalities. It's opulent and luxurious aesthetic was meant to invoke the same sense of prestige and glamour as... Continue Reading →

Gaming With Papa Smerph II- The Evil Geek Cult Podcast Ep. 10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eutZyVG2nkA On this episode of The Evil Geek Cult Podcast, I introduce my father to some more games! We discuss Telltale's The Walking Dead(Season 1), Far Cry: Blood Dragon, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and Xcom: Enemy Within. We also discuss some... Continue Reading →

Dragon Age: The Masked Empire Book Review

Year 2014 Author Patrick Weekes Summary Empress Celene struggles to navigate the dangerous political climate of her powerful nation, Orlais. Her cousin, The Grandduke Gaspard, seeks to undermine her power at every turn and treasonous whispers can be heard among... Continue Reading →

Doom(2016): Reviving A Classic

For many older gamers, the Doom franchise is synonymous with gaming and holds a near legendary cult status with  those gamers, even to this day. The original Doom came out back in 1993(I was 3 years old) and was being passed... Continue Reading →

The Great Loot Box Debate of 2017: The Loot Box Saga(Part 3 of 3)

The Loot Box Saga When loot boxes made their way from mobile to other gaming markets, they were being implemented in free-to-play games and its there they should have stayed. Its when they started appearing in full retail titles that... Continue Reading →

The Great Loot Box Debate of 2017: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly(Part 2 of 3)

If you missed part 1 of The Great Lootbox Debate, click here. Originally this was supposed to be a two part post, but I wrote so much that I have to add another part to the series. Trends in gaming... Continue Reading →

The Great Loot Box Debate of 2017: The Basics(Part 1 of 3)

Originally a 2 part series, it has been extended to three parts. While I'm pretty pleased with the way Dreadtober turned out, committing to a horror post a day meant that I couldn't talk about some events that unfolded over... Continue Reading →

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): How To Reboot The Resident Evil Movie Franchise

Day 21 While my disdain for the Resident Evil film franchise is not quite as vehement as some gamers, it's no secret that the series hardly adhered to its source material. Only the first and second films echoed any resemblance... Continue Reading →

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): The Death of Visceral Games

Day 17 #FuckEA Here we go again. The list of game studios closed by major game publisher Electronic Arts is disturbingly long as evident in this Kotaku article. Today, we sadly have to add yet another studio to the list... Continue Reading →

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): Multiplayer Horror

Day 10 Some of my favorite horror games just so happen to be centered around playing with a friend or several other people. This flies in the face of conventional horror tropes in gaming, where game developers force a sense of isolation... Continue Reading →

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): Top 5 Scariest D&D Monsters(Forgotten Realms)

Day 5 The Dungeons & Dragons pen and paper roleplay game has been around since the 70's. Since then, the game has seen many changes in its rule structure and to the campaign settings. My introduction to the Forgotten Realms,... Continue Reading →

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