“Darkest Dungeon”: Heroes and Parties

In the midst of re-playing Darkest Dungeon, I've found a few hero combinations that I really like and some combos that might be interesting to play, plus I've come up with a listing of the lest favorite to the most favorite heroes to play. Combinations Your heroes will take physical damage. Your heroes will take … Continue reading “Darkest Dungeon”: Heroes and Parties

First Look: Marvel Strike Force

A brief recap of what my 'First Look' posts are about: The 'First Look' is a review of a game - not always a new game - that I am playing for the first time. I'll play through the Opening Level(s) or Tutorial and give opinions on game play, mechanics, music, and other aspects of … Continue reading First Look: Marvel Strike Force

“Warbringers: Azshara”

The latest expansion for World of Warcraft released on August 13th, titled "Battle for Azeroth" ('BfA'). Blizzard Entertainment, leading up the release, put out 2 new official and 1 not-official episodes of "Warbringers", glimpses into the lives and backstories of some of WoW's biggest characters. "Jaina" (based on the Human Mage, Jaina Proudmoore) and "Sylvanas" (based on … Continue reading “Warbringers: Azshara”

First Look (Finally!): “Prey”

I purchased this game months ago; I finally upgraded to a PC that could play it a couple of days ago. I played through the opening areas - an unofficial "Tutorial" - and will recap some of the story, different items that I ran across, and some of the controls/graphics/and overall gameplay. There will be slight … Continue reading First Look (Finally!): “Prey”

PC Game News: Darkest Dungeon & The Forgotten City

Darkest Dungeon DLC: "The Color of Madness" Launch Trailer - Link First seen on Steam, also reported by PC Gamer and Shack News, the popular game, "Darkest Dungeon" has a new expansion that launches on Tuesday, June 19th: "The Color of Madness". The premise: an alien comet has crashed into the old Miller's farm, just … Continue reading PC Game News: Darkest Dungeon & The Forgotten City

First Impressions: “Darkest Dungeons” DLC, Pt. 1

It's hard to believe that it's been nearly 2 years since I bought "Darkest Dungeon" for the PC and 1 1/2 years since my first look at the game. Now, I take an early look at 2 new characters that I got from buying 2 DLCs, after the break. Finals for this semester put a delay on … Continue reading First Impressions: “Darkest Dungeons” DLC, Pt. 1

First Thoughts: “Super Mario Odyssey”

I got the chance to play about 30 minutes of Super Mario Odyssey on Saturday evening. I now want to own this game, if for the sole reason of getting revenge on Bullet Bills. Minor, early-game spoilers below. There was much that I enjoyed about my introduction to Super Mario Odyssey, starting with the game's actual intro. … Continue reading First Thoughts: “Super Mario Odyssey”

Nintendo Nostalgia II, Part 2

We continue with my list of Favorite Nintendo Games: 6. "Beetle Adventure Racing" (N64) - If "1080 Snowboarding" was the biggest surprise on this list, then this is a very close 2nd. The only cars you could take were Beetles (with differently adjusted stats) but that didn't take away from the overall fun of this … Continue reading Nintendo Nostalgia II, Part 2

Nintendo Nostalgia II, Part 1

Last week, I co-recorded a podcast episode for "Podicus Wrecks" (look us up on the "Comicdom Wrecks" page!), reminiscing about old favorites on the various Nintendo platforms. I got to thinking: what are my all-time favorite Nintendo games? After some rummaging around in the memory banks- a lot of it, in some cases-  I've come up with … Continue reading Nintendo Nostalgia II, Part 1

Review: “Darkest Dungeon”, Pt. 3:

A change to this blog: I'm removing the "Heroes" section from part 2 and adding it to this part. In the final part of the 'Darkest Dungeon' review, I'm going to take a look at the Hero Classes. There are 15 classes, with each class having 7 main stats to keep track of: Resolve: the resistance level to … Continue reading Review: “Darkest Dungeon”, Pt. 3: