Category Archives: Rant

My buttons have been pushed.

I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with RPGs, for everything I like about a system there is something that infuriates me. Sometimes the things that pushed my buttons weren’t the systems fault, a good system can go bad in the … Continue reading

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It’s about scale

I’ve mentioned the importance of scale in wargaming a lot but I don’t think I’ve ever explained why it’s so important to me or why it upsets so many games. I’m not talking about the scope and scale of a … Continue reading

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Misery loves a good time, PAX part 1

I’m home from PAX, it was a long, painful event full of very cool and very frustrating times. I saw and played some wonderful games and kicked it with some of my favorite people. All the fun and people couldn’t … Continue reading

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A modest proposal

Generally I try to steer clear of politics but this whole “mosque at ground zero” thing is getting to me. Personally I don’t care if we put a mosque anywhere, I understand the difference between Muslims and terrorists, and they … Continue reading

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I can’t help it, it’s true.

I was looking through my comics and came upon Watchmen, not a difficult task really but it got me thinking about how much I hate Alan Moore. He’s the opposite to Neil Gaiman and in the wrong way. Where Gaiman … Continue reading

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The Video Game Conundrum

Steam is giving away a game tomorrow, Alien Swarm. It’s a 4 player mini game in the vein of Smash T.V., so top down shooting in all directions gameplay. By my standard it’s a low-fi game, a mini game if … Continue reading

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Microsoft wants a Wii for their Kinect

Microsoft has put the Kinect up on their site for pre-order, confirming what I already knew, this hunk of plastic is going to cost far too much for me to remotely give a shit. Here’s an image I stole from … Continue reading

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