Quick Look: “The Final Station”

This summer, tinyBuild (known for SpeedRunners and Lovely Planet) is set to publish a new pixelated survival adventure called The Final Station. Somehow, I was selected (without applying) to participate in a beta of this upcoming title and was encouraged to write about and create media related to the experience. So far, my impressions are quite favorable. First, I definitely … Read moreQuick Look: “The Final Station”

Quick Look: “The Detail’s” 1st Crime-Filled Episode!

The Detail is a very interesting noir crime adventure game from Rival Games, first made available in October 2014. Much like Blues & Bullets, this one is an episodic game with the final of the three episodes having hit Steam on April 27. The developers call the three episodes together a “Season,” but whether that means another … Read moreQuick Look: “The Detail’s” 1st Crime-Filled Episode!

Plug and Play Ep.94 – A sea monster ate my ice cream

What To Expect In This Episode: This week Tim gets in a small Adventure Time Tuesday while his wife is away, Zach hangs with Hambone and asks WTF is Preacher. Tim gets down on Downwell and Read only Memories, while Zach jumps knee deep in Elder Scrolls online and Rocket League. We answer your questions … Read morePlug and Play Ep.94 – A sea monster ate my ice cream

Episode 94 Tasty Treats- Block 15 Sticky Hands

While recording episode 94 of the Plug and Play show, Tim and Zach enjoyed an ice cold can of Block 15 Sticky Hands. We were sure to serve it in the recommended glassware for full flavor effect, a wide bowled, stemmed glass. This hop experience ale features ample additions of sticky, resinous, lupulin packed hop … Read moreEpisode 94 Tasty Treats- Block 15 Sticky Hands

Tech Talk: 8-bit vs. 10-bit Color – Do we need a Billion colors?

Most people that don’t keep up with display technology have never really heard of or thought about different levels of color depth. However, you may have noticed that some TV and monitor display manufacturers have been throwing around the term “HDR” or “High Dynamic Range” and touting it as producing better, more accurate color presentations. … Read moreTech Talk: 8-bit vs. 10-bit Color – Do we need a Billion colors?

Quick Look: More Crime Noir w/ Blues & Bullets Ep. 2!

In March of 2016, indie studio A Crowd of Monsters released the second episode for their alternate history 1950s noir crime drama Blues and Bullets. For those that don’t know much about this game, it’s set in an alternate timeline where Al Capone has recently gotten out of prison and enlisted the help of the legendary … Read moreQuick Look: More Crime Noir w/ Blues & Bullets Ep. 2!

Quick Look: “Mana Spark” – Upcoming Brazilian Roguelike!

Mana Spark is a new in-development roguelike from Brazilian team Behemutt, set to hit Steam Early Access in the next couple of months. I was directly contacted by them and given a demo (essentially a pre-alpha build) to try out and show some gameplay for, and while at first I wasn’t sure how it would actually … Read moreQuick Look: “Mana Spark” – Upcoming Brazilian Roguelike!

Plug and Play Ep.93 – Virtually Unavailable

What To Expect In This Episode: This week the we talk over how Tim gets screwed during our TechTalk, Zach was cruisin down the hill while sippin on an IPA, Tim Power lifts his Juicer and we learn a little about internet saftey. We announce the final call for the old feed of the show, … Read morePlug and Play Ep.93 – Virtually Unavailable

Episode 93 Tasty Treats- Fort George Suicide Squeeze IPA

For this week’s recording of the Plug and Play podcast, we picked up a growler of Fort George’s Suicide Squeeze from NW Liquid Gold. I had the pleasure of visiting Fort George Brewery a few summers ago, and if you are ever in beautiful historic Astoria, you should visit and have a pint or few. … Read moreEpisode 93 Tasty Treats- Fort George Suicide Squeeze IPA

Quick Look: “Kick Ass Commandos” — Zany SHMUP Fun!

Kick Ass Commandos is a surprisingly-fun fast-paced twin-stick shoot ’em up game (yeah, that’s a mouthful!) from Anarchy Enterprises that has been in Steam Early Access since November 2015. I recently received a code for it from Key Mailer and figured I’d finally give this one a shot. And, so far, I’m pretty impressed with it. … Read moreQuick Look: “Kick Ass Commandos” — Zany SHMUP Fun!