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Happy About the Delays

Posted by Douglas Bushong on May 10, 2012

Happy About the Delays

It was recently announced that BioShock Infinite has been delayed to 2013, and I couldn’t be happier. It’s not that I don’t want to see the new BioShock game.  Quite the opposite: I want to see the new BioShock game as much as anybody.  But I want it to be the absolute best that it […]

It had To Happen – Kickstarter Abuse

Posted by Douglas Bushong on May 7, 2012

It had To Happen – Kickstarter Abuse

With all of the success that Kickstarter has brought to independent developers, it comes as no surprise that someone would eventually see it as an opportunity for a scam.  The unfortunate thing is that it has happened so soon. If you haven’t heard about the Mythic scam, check out this article, or this one, or […]

PAX Sold Out in One Day

Posted by Douglas Bushong on May 3, 2012

PAX Sold Out in One Day

When I was preparing for last year’s PAX, I was shocked to find out that the tickets had sold out in over 20 days, and that I missed my chance to buy them myself.  Fortunately, I appealed to the NoobToob family, and was elated to discover that a fellow noobtoober had bought extra passes just […]

Z is for ZOMG I’m Cheating For My Final Post! OR My Reflection on the A to Z Challenge

Posted by Douglas Bushong on April 30, 2012

Z is for ZOMG I’m Cheating For My Final Post! OR My Reflection on the A to Z Challenge

While people following this blog in real time will realize that I am horribly late in completing the A to Z Challenge, people looking back on this blog will never be the wiser.  Unless, of course, they read…this…entry…..nevermind. Upon reflection, I don’t think the A-Z challenge was the best fit for me.  It seems this […]

Y is for Yie Ar Kung-Fu

Posted by Douglas Bushong on April 28, 2012

Y is for Yie Ar Kung-Fu

This is an entry for the A to Z Challenge (see the sidebar for more information).  These are just some of my initial impressions on the Steam, GOG, and other online games throughout the month.  It is not as much of a review as it is a summary of my feelings on the game. Yie […]

X is for X-Men: Children of the Atom

Posted by Douglas Bushong on April 27, 2012

X is for X-Men: Children of the Atom

This is an entry for the A to Z Challenge (see the sidebar for more information).  These are just some of my initial impressions on the Steam, GOG, and other online games throughout the month.  It is not as much of a review as it is a summary of my feelings on the game. When […]