I have been insanely busy recently, but somehow between all the reading and new friends and panic attacks, I did manage to watch a little bit of footage of the new World of Warcraft Classic servers. It hit me deep with a pang of nostalgia, but not deep enough for me to head to my … Continue reading Why WoW Classic Will Never Recapture the Magic of 2007
There's no shortage of local multiplayer Steam games that let you compete against your friends, but my favorites tend to include those that really let you rub your victories in their faces. So here are some of the best Steam games for dunking on your buddies when you hand their butts to them on a … Continue reading Dunk on your friends in these offbeat Steam games
This week on the Cinnamon Post Brunch Club, Alex and Celia take some time to discuss some notable travel systems in video games we've played, as Celia slowly regains her sanity after moving across the country. Sorry for the late upload folks! We are getting it together! Games discussed: Skyrim, Assassin's Creed, Breath of the … Continue reading CPBC #19 – Travel Systems
This week on the Cinnamon Post Brunch Club, two friends (Alex and Kiersten) talk about leveling in video games.Celia wasn't able to make it because she's incredibly busy moving down to California for Law school! Go Celia! The discussion may have taken a turn for the odd somewhere down the road and we may have … Continue reading CPBC #18 – Leveling?
In middle school, I wrote nearly 50 chapters of serial Pokémon fan fiction, which I published to an Internet forum that my friend and I ran. It wasn’t a story about a Pokémon trainer — no, this project, which reached nearly 20,000 words by its end, had the Pokémon themselves as the principle characters. It … Continue reading Pokémon fan fiction taught me to write
Buckle up y'all because I'm throwing down some god-damn analysis for this one. Don't the the fact that I used references fool you though, this is mainly an introspective think piece of my own experiences with "Role Playing Games" and the pieces which make them (good or bad). Ron Edwards described the building blocks of … Continue reading What’s in a Role?
This week on the Cinnamon Post Brunch Club, the three friends discuss this year's E3 announcements and what they are most excited for. They also take the time to dunk on Todd Howard, as is E3 law. Games mentioned: Superliminal, Terraria: Journey's End, Minecraft Dungeons, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker … Continue reading CPBC #17 – E3 2019 Recap Conversation
It's our first E3 without Reggie, and his absence is definitely felt. Doug Bowser is here, and he seems nice enough, but is his body ready? There's only one way to find out: let's get into the announcements. New Smash Character Announcements - At the start of the Direct, The Hero from Dragon Quest 11 … Continue reading E3 2019: Nintendo Direct Recap (Day 4 – Tuesday)
Who knew that sitting in your living room watching live streams all day long could be so tiring? Certainly not me. Well, anyway, we have a lot to cover before we close out Day 3 of E3 presentations, so let's get started. INSIDE XBOX Inside Xbox was kind of a two hour long advertisement for … Continue reading E3 2019: Inside Xbox, KF Games Showcase, and Square Enix Recap (Day 3 – Monday)
Ubisoft is usually boring and predictable, and while I won't say that is completely untrue here, there were definitely some curveballs thrown our way that I really appreciated. We're gonna split this up into a few different categories: Not Games, Tom Clancy titles, Other Games, and Watch Dogs. NOT GAMES Assassin's Creed Symphony - Nope, … Continue reading E3 2019 – Ubisoft Conference (Day 3 – Monday)