I completely bought into the hype for Red Dead Redemption II. When the game first got announced, I watch the initial teaser trailer with glee, having really loved both the story and the gameplay experience of the first Red Dead Redemption. As more information started coming out, I decided to stop paying attention so that … Continue reading Red Dead Redemption II is incredible and is also not very fun.
Somehow I completely missed out on Dark Souls when it first came out back in 2011, and then never got around to correcting that. After watching the Monster Factory episode for Bloodborne I did give that one a shot, and had a ton of fun in the character creator before playing for about 15 minutes, and … Continue reading First Impressions: Dark Souls
I've been goofing off lately with Euro Truck Simulator 2 and American Truck Simulator. They are video games where you drive a semi truck on long-hauls and get punished for speeding, driving in the wrong lane, running red lights, or doing just about anything else that is typically fun in a game where you drive … Continue reading Getting my virtual trucker’s tan on!
A few weeks ago, I started a Nuzlocke Challenge run of Pokémon Gold over on my Twitch channel, inspired by Daniel K's Pokemon Blue Nuzlocke Challenge. For the unfamiliar, the Nuzlocke Challenge is a self-imposed rule set to make Pokémon games harder, with three main rules: In a normal Pokémon playthrough, when a member of … Continue reading In Honor of Boog Boog: The first casualty of my Nuzlocke Run
While we were camping last weekend, my wife and I wanted something to play on the Switch that was a little more goal driven than Mario Kart and easier to play in tabletop mode than Hyrule Warriors. We settled on Overcooked, a game we had only played a few levels of before on the PS4, … Continue reading The ABCs of Overcooked (and real cooking)