Category: Fun

Co-op Done Right: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is not a great game. The story is impenetrable nonsense, for one. The game does add some neat science fiction elements (killer robots! cyborg augmentation!), but the game plays pretty much like other current generation military shooters. What the game gets just about perfectly, however, is co-op. Our Friday …

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Geek Television Nirvana

It’s truly a golden age of geek television. Today’s television offers a rich assortment of shows for nerdy people like me. Whether its the charming cheerfulness of Supergirl, the hard science fiction of The Expanse, the ridiculous fun of Into the Badlands, or the dark brooding of Jessica Jones, modern TV has everything someone like …

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Book Review: Carter and Lovecraft

I have a dark confession to make: I’m really not a big fan of H.P. Lovecraft. Maybe I need to turn in my geek credentials, but I always thought Lovecraft’s writing was overwrought. I struggled through most of his work, finding little joy in the actual reading. I am, however, a big fan of the …

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Pandemic Legacy: Boardgame as RPG

If you play board games at all, you may have heard of Pandemic Legacy. Based on the co-op game engine from the original Pandemic, Pandemic Legacy offers a new take on board games: the board game as story. (Note: you may find very light spoilers about the game, but nothing substantial is revealed). The game …

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