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August 2011 Archives

Fallout Version of Monopoly ALMOST Makes Me Want to Play Monopoly

posted by Evan Derrick

Y’all know I don’t really care for Monopoly. But I can’t resist whenever board games and video games intersect, like in this custom Fallout themed Monopoly game that Deviant Art user PinkAxolotl made for her boyfriend (she’s a keeper, dude!). Complete with […]

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Top 10 Gamestop Facebook Quotes on Stealing Deus Ex Codes

posted by Evan Derrick

Gamestop recently decided to open up every new copy of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, remove a coupon to play the game for free using PC streaming service OnLive, and then sell the game to you as if it were brand […]

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“Makin’ Satan Look Good” Game Company of the Week – Gamestop

posted by Evan Derrick

UPDATE: We now have the Top 10 Facebook responses to Gamestop’s coupon stealing. Gamestop regularly makes Satan look good. Just walking into one of their stores to be assaulted by the aggressive staff, intent on shoving magazines and pre-played games […]

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5 Religious Experiences With the Super Nintendo

posted by S. Russ

Yesterday was a great day – the 20th anniversary of the Super Nintendo.  The 16-bit behemoth dominated the ’90s, only being touched by the (also awesome) Sega Genesis.  The SNES still houses some of the greatest games of all time, […]

Bible Stories That Demand to be Video Games

posted by Evan Derrick

When trawling through the Good Book for game ideas, developers have typically chosen the absolute worst options available to them. Case in point, Bible Adventures, where the player must carry baby Moses to the end of the level. Booooooooring. I […]

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron Looks Weird, Biblical, and Awesome

posted by S. Russ

El Shaddai is an upcoming PS3/360 game based entirely upon the Amy Grant hit “El Shaddai.”  Apparently it is a really sweet rhythm game where you play along to different versions of the song on plastic video game guitars, drums, […]

The Board Game Evangelist – Settlers of Catan

posted by Evan Derrick

Welcome to my weekly column designed to convert you, the board game heathen, into full-fledged converts in the Church of Cardboard (or Cult, which is probably more apropos). The first game on the list: Settlers of Catan. Settlers was designed by […]

Jack Vasel Memorial Fund for Board Gamers

posted by Evan Derrick

This past January, Tom Vasel, a game-reviewing work horse in the board game world, lost his infant son, Jack, who was born two weeks premature. There was an overwhelming wave of support for him – emotional, spiritual, and financial – […]

The Creation Story and Trine 2

posted by S. Russ

The fine folks at Siliconera posted this great video from Trine 2, and I just had to share.  It’s a video of the making of just one screen of the game, and it really shows how amazing it is to […]

Gaming for God Makes a Friend!

posted by S. Russ

We’re pretty excited to announce that we’ve added a new character to our party.  Okay, it’s more like the awesome part of the game where you get another character to fight with you for a little while and he is […]

“Makin’ Satan Look Good” Game Company of the Week: Ubisoft

posted by Evan Derrick

So every so often (actually, quite often) a game company goes and does something so nasty that it makes even Satan look good. This week, that company is Ubisoft, who is reintroducing its draconian DRM for the upcoming PC version […]

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God Help Us All - Tommy Wiseau is Going to Review Video Games
If you aren't familiar with Tommy Wiseau and enjoy hilariously bad films, stop right now and go find his amazingly poor film The Room.  You won't regret it, even though it is the worst thing you will ever see.  Yes, it's that ...

posted 4:34:21pm Sep. 21, 2011 | read full post »

You Will Need the Internet to be Blessed by the Goddess in Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest X, the newest sequel in the long-running RPG series, is going to be an online game.  Unlike it's blockbuster older brother IX, which could be played online or single player, X will be all all online.  In fact, only a few hours are ...

posted 12:35:34pm Sep. 06, 2011 | read full post »

Fallout Version of Monopoly ALMOST Makes Me Want to Play Monopoly
Y'all know I don't really care for Monopoly. But I can't resist whenever board games and video games intersect, like in this custom Fallout themed Monopoly game that Deviant Art user PinkAxolotl made for her boyfriend (she's a keeper, dude!). ...

posted 5:10:47pm Aug. 30, 2011 | read full post »

Top 10 Gamestop Facebook Quotes on Stealing Deus Ex Codes
Gamestop recently decided to open up every new copy of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, remove a coupon to play the game for free using PC streaming service OnLive, and then sell the game to you as if it were brand new. They then offered up a trite, ...

posted 6:21:31pm Aug. 24, 2011 | read full post »

"Makin' Satan Look Good" Game Company of the Week - Gamestop
UPDATE: We now have the Top 10 Facebook responses to Gamestop's coupon stealing. Gamestop regularly makes Satan look good. Just walking into one of their stores to be assaulted by the aggressive staff, intent on shoving magazines and ...

posted 5:47:01pm Aug. 24, 2011 | read full post »

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