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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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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 […]

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 – […]

“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 […]

Advertise Your Love of God AND Games On Your Chest

posted by Evan Derrick

Christians LOVE advertising their faith on their t-shirts. If you are one such Christian, might as well at least advertise your love of video games as well. Enjoy these scrumptious combinations of Jesus, gaming, and cotton. “Jesus Rolls the Katamari.” He […]

WVGWJP? (What Video Games Would Jesus Play?)

posted by Evan Derrick

Let’s assume for a second that the Son of God has come back, and let’s also assume that he’s put the second coming on hold for a bit so he can try out these magical things called “video games.” Yes, […]

Board games are cool, yo. No, seriously!

posted by Evan Derrick

I love board games. Almost religiously. Some (*cough cough my wife cough cough*) might even say I love them a little too much. So what if I need two closets, a large bookshelf, and a shed out back to store […]

Heavenly Mario Cross Stitch

posted by Evan Derrick

Consider yourself blessed if your wife or girlfriend is willing and able to craft a work of beauty such as this. My lovely lady made this for me 2 years ago and it is AWESOME. If you’d like to subtly […]

Is There Hope For Christian Video Games?

posted by Evan Derrick

So there is this thing called the Christian Game Developer’s Conference that exists in Oregon and, when I first heard about it, I rolled my eyes and pictured keynote speeches about how to create games where the main character gets […]

A Blog Post In Which We Learn What ‘Gaming For God’ Really Means

posted by Evan Derrick

Welcome to Gaming For God, the place where d-pads and dice meet the divine! Within the hallowed borders of your trusty browser we’ll discuss some of the things we love most, namely gaming (both of the video and board varieties) […]

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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 bad/good. According to the Huffington Post writer/director/actor Tomm

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 available for single player play.  Couple that with i

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!). Complete with grungy post-apocalyptic graphics and Nuke

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, completely unsatisfactory explanation on their Facebook

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 pre-played games and pre-orders for Modern Warfare 18 down your

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

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