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Geekery in General 248: Legendary Weapons part 12-Persia

February 1, 2020 @ 4:54 am

Al takes a look at some weapons from Persian legend and one weapon from Arabian lore.

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Geekery in General 243: Legendary Weapons part 11-West Africa

November 22, 2019 @ 2:15 am

A couple of quick announcements then we'll take a look at three weapons from West African legends.

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Gamer’s Gambit 16: Shigeru Miyamoto, Disney Games, Mental Health, and Blizzard

November 9, 2019 @ 4:57 pm

Al and Wayne cover (mostly) positive stories this month.

Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto receives Japanese Cultural Merit Award

Classic Disney games re-released

Video games may be good for male mental health

Teen uses online gaming friendship to prevent a suicide

Battling mental illness with the power of video games! (https://theinsightproject.com/)

Opinion: Blizzard's response to suspending esport athlete and the bigger picture

CORRECTION: Al attributes all the Lion King and Aladdin games to having been released by Capcom. This is incorrect. Only the SNES version was released by Capcom. The rest were released by Virgin Interactive Entertainment and Westwood Studios.

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Scary Spaghetti Developement Blog 4

September 16, 2019 @ 11:21 pm

Sorry for the recent hiatus. We're back with a short blog detailing where I'm at with the development of Scary Spaghetti, my test campaign, and a couple other things.

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Gamer’s Gambit 15: Video Games, Violence, and Politics

August 21, 2019 @ 9:30 pm

We cannot ignore the tragic loss of life that occurred at the hands of mass shooters earlier this month. Once again, politicians point the finger at video games. We'll discuss the latest attack on video games as well as some other stories.

Psychologist says video games can help with depression

Nintendo, Sony And Microsoft will require developers to disclose loot box odds by the end of 2020

Bandai/Namco getting ready to enter the mobile game market

Garfield Kart: Furious Racing coming in November

New tax on video game consoles

Loot Crate goes bankrupt

Opinion: Violence, Video Games, and Politics. Will it ever end?

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Geekery in General 240: Final Fantasy Record Keeper Updates

August 16, 2019 @ 4:58 am

Al and son discuss some of the recent updates to Record Keeper including Realm Chains, the Record Lab, artifacts, and more.

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Scary Spaghetti Developement Blog 3

July 29, 2019 @ 2:00 am

Update on the development of the Scary Spaghetti role playing game and the test campaign I have been running.

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Gamer’s Gambit 14: Switch Lite, TGX16, Smoking, Space Invaders, LotR, and Fan Games

July 19, 2019 @ 3:41 am

Lots of video game stories to cover this month! We also have a side conversation about Transformer toys.

Gamers upload over 2 million Mario Maker 2 levels

Nintendo releases Switch Lite

Turbo Graphix 16 mini game titles announced

No smoking in Gears of War 5

Space Invaders movie is in the works

New Lord of the Rings game in development

Fire Emblem: Three Houses to allow same sex relationships

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fan game

Opinion: Should game companies embrace fan games?

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Scary Spaghetti Developement Blog 2

July 2, 2019 @ 12:48 am

Al discusses the first session of his test campaign and some of the challenges it presented.

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Gamer’s Gambit 13: Bloodstained, D&D games, Turbographix 16, and doctors playing games

June 19, 2019 @ 1:48 am

Lucky number 13! Al and Wayne discuss a variety of news and topics.

Bloodstained Ritual of the Night is out!

Final Fantasy 7 remake release date announced

Crunch time in the video game industry

Dungeons and Dragons PC games coming to consoles

Doctors and video games

Netflix to license their titles to video game developers

Turbographix 16 retro system

Opinion: Games as a service-would it be good or bad?

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