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by G. Christopher Williams

18 Jan 2016


Still from Life Is Strange

This episode we discuss, well, our picks for the best games of 2015.

There was a whole lot to love in 2015 from both the big publishers and from the indie scene. From iOS sims to big budget action games to narrative driven adventure games, we have a little something for everyone on our list.

by G. Christopher Williams

4 Jan 2016


In two weeks, we’ll be talking about our picks for the best video games of 2015, but this week, we remain focused on one of the better reviewed iOS games of 2015, 80 Days.

Inspired by the Jules Verne novel, at once 80 Days takes the player on a tour of a prior century, but with its more overtly steampunk trappings and frequently more modern social attitudes, the game presents a branching narrative that allows the player to explore an ever changing world.

by G. Christopher Williams

7 Dec 2015


For our final podcast of the year, we end at a beginning of sorts, a discussion of Davey Wreden’s The Beginner’s Guide.

This is the developer’s first game since the critically lauded Stanley Parable, Wreden changes focus from interrogating how we play games to how we interpret them.

by G. Christopher Williams

23 Nov 2015


This week we conclude our nearly year long discussion of Life Is Strange.

Delving into the nitty gritty of episode five, we consider the overall arc of this story, its final choice, and how the game has handled relating its seemingly disparate plot points into one unified whole.

by G. Christopher Williams

9 Nov 2015


While the concluding episode of Life Is Strange was recently released, we are only just nearing its conclusion with our discussion of the fourth episode of the series.

This week we continue to consider our commitments to certain choices made in the game and our revisions of reality and the consequences of both on the life of Max Caulfield.

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Saul Williams Commands Attention at Summerstage (Photos + Video)

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"Saul Williams played a free, powerful Summerstage show ahead of his appearance at Afropunk this weekend.

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