GE23: Minecraft Resources for Beginners

What game lets you dig for diamonds, build a home, and battle monsters?  Minecraft of course. Minecraft is sweeping the internet with its sandbox style of play, which allows players to build fantastic creations before hiding from the monsters that appear at night.  Everyone from Wil Wheaton on down love and play this game. Jonathan... Continue Reading →

GE21: 24 Hour Game-a-Thon

In the Simpsons Reverend Lovejoy's wife Helen is known for saying "What about the children?!  Won't somebody please think of the children!?"  This is exactly what Ben Gerber, Scott Lazzari, and I did on October 20, 2012.  We participated in the Extra Life 24 Hour Game-a-thon to raise money for children who need medical help.... Continue Reading →

Wargaming Recon #80: Civ IV Colonization

Civ IV: Colonization. Also discussed: New Logo by Jeremy Kostiew Mailbag: Responses to Ep 79: 5 Reasons You SHOULD Shop at Your FLGS "Buy" episodes, for free, on Wargame Vault Civilization 4: Colonization Is a great source of inspiration and information for my Dedhampton Revolution historical what-if campaign. Each nation has a different bonus and... Continue Reading →

GE12: Jeremy Kostiew, Graphic Designer

Jeremy Kostiew, of MightyNightGaunt.com, discusses being a graphic designer, a LARPer, and World of Warcraft gamer. We also spend a bit of time discussing wine. Geeks Explicitly is the #1 show on the Troll in the Corner Podcast Network! You'll want to check out Jonathan's other podcast: Wargaming Recon, historical wargaming podcast with new episodes... Continue Reading →

Wargaming Red Dead Redemption

This past week I downloaded Red Dead Redemption for my Xbox 360. Each hour spent tapping X, Y, A, and B taught lessons, which great wargames should emulate. In my brief time with riding through the wild west gathering flowers, killing outlaws, and playing poker I glimpsed behind the game design curtain. Some of the... Continue Reading →

Paizo Licenses Pathfinder MMO Rights

The press release speaks for itself: Paizo Licenses Pathfinder MMO Rights Goblinworks to Produce Next-Generation Fantasy Sandbox MMO November 21, 2011 (REDMOND, Wash.) – Paizo Publishing, LLC has licensed the MMORPG electronic gaming rights to its smash-hit Pathfinder Roleplaying Game intellectual property to Goblinworks, a Redmond, Washington game developer and publisher that will create Pathfinder Online, a next-generation fantasy sandbox massively multiplayer online... Continue Reading →

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