Banished Game Review

I recently purchased the game Banished from a Steam Sale and I was super excited because I love building/resource management games, even though they infuriate the hell outta me. I’ve been playing on the easier levels and, even at easier levels, I had to restart at least 20 times before I had a working townContinue reading “Banished Game Review”

Anti Bullying with Frags and Beer

With convention season in full swing, and our own visit to C2E2 coming up in a few weeks, I want to talk a little bit about bullying and harassment at conventions.  These events attract a lot of people.  In 2014, C2E2 alone boasted about 63,000 attendees.  It’s only natural that a few bad eggs will showContinue reading “Anti Bullying with Frags and Beer”

Be your own block button

Hi, I’m Mike Knapp. Some of you know me as KarlDark or Hida Kenshiro. Crymson Pleasure asked me to write a guest piece for the Real Women of Gaming… and i forgot about it after two weeks of trying to figure out what i could write that hasn’t already been written. She recently pressed meContinue reading “Be your own block button”

Unfinished Business

‘Actually, we have a lot of games that we haven’t finished,’ I say as I am going over a shamefully long list in my head of games we have started but never finished.

Don’t stand in the green stuff and heal the tank…

When you first approached me about the topic the idea sparked a lot of immediate emotions. Both as a gamer and a game developer it kind of angers me a bit that women still aren’t really ‘meshed’ into the community just the same way men are. For a guy to come into any game roomContinue reading “Don’t stand in the green stuff and heal the tank…”

Dragon Age: Inquisition

So, I have been waiting so impatiently for Dragon Age: Inquisition to be launched. I even blew through Dragon Age 2 in 3 days to prepare for it. I’ve loved the entire series. Origins is still one of my favorite games of all time. I can’t wait to play through them all again, in order!Continue reading “Dragon Age: Inquisition”