In which, Tracy and Kurt take a weekend to watch Kurt Russell movies and then sit down to discuss. They cover the two Escape moves, Big Trouble in Little China, and then go way off track in their discussion of The Hateful Eight. Also, we learn that Tracy REALLY dislikes Tarantino movies.
In which, Andrew, Tracy, and Kurt discuss the history and development of role playing games (RPGs) just in time for the release of Final Fantasy XV. The boys discover a similar personal history in their shared love of the genre.
They say you can’t go back. Usually “they” are referring to specific life event: high school, the first car, or that one sweet summer where everything was perfect. Gamers can’t go back either. Once or twice a year a friend or two proposes to hook up that old NES or Genesis console and do some hard core retro gaming to relive the “good old days” when games were innocent and pure and brand new. Everyone’s list is different, but there are some games that appear on more lists than others: Battletoads, Bionic Commando, Blaster Master, Final Fantasy, and Super Mario Bros are just a few of these. All were very good games for their time. I admit that I have attempted to do a little retro-gaming from time to time, but more often than not I end up disappointed and bored after an hour or two into what was supposed to be an all night gaming session. Continue reading
Christmas is only a couple days away and the time is nigh to think up some cool gift to make up for the fact that you got behind doing other things. Here are a few really neat ideas you could purchase and have drop-shipped to the intended party’s house just in time for… well… New Year’s. It’s the thought that counts, right? Continue reading