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Behind the Line: Depression, and “The Mold”

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Depression is a very serious topic, and not one that should be dismissed, and yet some do. Before diving in, I should point out that not long ago I wrote about the hubbub at Google: Behind the Line: Google, and

The Attic: ‘Quadrant’ Game Review

Quadrant

Welcome to The Attic, don’t touch those rocks. One of my favorite little indie horror games that I have played recently is Quadrant. I stumbled upon it one day on Steam, and while I thought it looked like something I

Point Streak Podcast – Half-Life

Point Streak goes topical, again.  Recent events have compelled discussion on the subject of Half-Life: both the series itself and the unfortunate, endless purgatory it now dwells in.  Arguably one of the most influential first-person-shooters of all time, Half-Life, its

BTL Radio Podcast – Ep 041: Games as a Service

Hello Enthusiastics! This week we whole David to Behind the Line Radio to discuss where games as a service came from. David discusses the infrastructure that online games need to have in place and need to maintain to work. So,

Behind the Line: Video Games in the Olympics

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The IOC has weighed in on the idea of E-Sports being included in the Olympics… Let me tell you why I don’t care.   “Non Violent” The chairman, Thomas Bach, is not interested in promoting violent games, stating that they

Let’s Play… Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice involves a young woman going to Hell to try and save the soul of her husband… OR DOES SHE? Dun dun dun.  Join us on this quite literal mind trip of a journey as Senua fights off

BTL Radio Podcast – EP Ep 040: Eclipse Adventure, and NEWS

Hello Enthusiacs! After an unintended hiatus, Behind the Line Radio is back! Kynetyk details his adventure to see there solar eclipse in totality, and then he and Baron Fang discuss recent headlines including a piece from Polygon about crunch that

The Real Hero Talk Podcast – Super Mario Bros. (film)

Hey there, Enthusiacs, welcome to the Real Hero Talk Podcast! On this episode, Judge Greg is joined by special guest Mike, from the Video Game Generations podcast, as they take on the legendary Super Mario Bros. film!  Enjoy (if you

Point Streak Podcast – Sex in Gaming

Point Streak can avoid the topic of Sex no longer.  Gamers are almost nonchalant about violence, but sexual content can still predictably raise eyebrows and stoke up controversy.  Whether included purely for titillation or to achieve some arbitrary level of maturity,

Adventure Game Roundup #2

Once again, dear readers, I have plumbed the depths of Steam’s wide selection of adventure games in search of excellence.  I’ve recently completed another three titles and can offer up my impressions below.  As always, all three are reasonably priced