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Behind the Line: Immaturity in the Game Community

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A long time ago I wrote about the immaturity of the games industry. There, I was specifically talking about the business side. We should also recognize that there’s some ingrained immaturity on the consumer side as well. I don’t mean

Happy Holidays from the Enthusiacs!

Hey there, folks!  Another year has gone by, and we here at the Enthusiacs are enjoying our holiday.  We will be back in the new year with all new content, but until then, we’re on vacation.  Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas,

BTL Radio Podcast – Ep 047: Loot Boxes, Gambling, and Monetization

Hello Enthusiacs! This week we welcome a very special guest, long time industry veteran Jason Kaehler joins to discuss the Battlefront 2 debacle, and a lot of the implications with it. From loot boxes, gambling, monetization, game prices in general,

Point Streak Podcast – Star Wars Battlefront 2 Controversy

Point Streak goes super topical this week and discusses the Star Wars Battlefront 2 launch and its attendant controversies.  IS EA up to pay-to-win loot box money-grubbing chicanery or is this just an overreaction on the part of gamers?  How

The Real Hero Talk Podcast: Justice League

Hey there, Enthusiacs! It’s the Real Hero Talk podcast, and Judge Greg has united his own personal World’s Finest of Black Dragon and Axalon as they go into DCEU’s epic superhero team-up: Justice League! Download this episode (right click and

Behind the Line: Farewell to Demon’s Souls

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Demon’s Souls servers will be getting sunset next year. I’m a fan of, and have written about, the Souls games before, so I’d like to take a moment this week to remember the game for what it was, and what

Dragon Age Retrospective 3: Awakenings of the Witch hunter

Dragon Age Retrospective 3: The Awakening to the Witch Hunt Before we get started I need to address something I missed last time. That would be the Golems of Amgarrak DLC….to put it bluntly there is a reason I forgot

The Real Hero Talk Podcast: Logan

Hey there, Enthusiacs! It’s the Real Hero Talk podcast, and Judge Greg is joined by special guest Jon Layola, the One Track Punk, and they talk about Hugh Jackman’s final run in the role of Wolverine: Logan. Download this episode

BTL Radio Podcast – Ep 046: Games vs Movies – Mental Illness

Hello Enthusiacs! Judge Greg and Bill are back again to discuss the differences between games and movies, this time focusing on presentations of mental illness. It’s a difficult subject, and each medium brings different tools and strengths to the table.

Let’s Play- The Walking Dead: A New Frontier

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A New Frontier is the third season in Telltale’s Walking Dead series. I remember that the first season was actually one of the first games I played on the channel way back when, though admittedly with a less powerful system