The Untitled Goose Game and Philosophy

The Untitled Goose Game and Philosophy

We at Sidequest are never ones to back down from a challenge, particularly a self-imposed one. So here we are, ready and willing to really talk about the Untitled Goose Game and philosophy. We’re also a little facetious, but damn if we didn’t also convince ourselves we’re right. (more…)

The Best 2019 Games We Didn’t Play Because We Didn’t Have Time

The Best 2019 Games We Didn’t Play Because We Didn’t Have Time

Another year has come and gone, and once again our gaming backlogs have ballooned in size. Will we ever shovel our way out from beneath it? Do we really miss anything by not being up on the hype?

The answers are no and yes, respectively. We’re suffering from a serious case of year-end gaming FOMO, so, naturally, we’ve packaged our sorrow for your casual consumption. Enjoy our list of the best games of 2019 we never found time to play! (more…)

Review: Dial Your Way Through Eerie Worlds In Strange Telephone

Review: Dial Your Way Through Eerie Worlds In Strange Telephone

Strange Telephone doesn’t give up much to the player in terms of what it’s about, and that’s by design. Originally a mobile game, it’s now available on Steam and Nintendo Switch and the premise is this: you play as a purple-haired girl named Jill who wakes up in a strange dimension in front of a large, locked door. You are accompanied by a sentient telephone and, by calling different six-digit numbers on it, you can be transported to different strange dimensions to explore, collect useful items, and try to find a way out from the strange situation that you’ve found yourself in. But you can’t just wander around there forever! The worlds you’re exploring will get glitchier the longer you stay in them, eventually being destroyed completely. (more…)

Jackalope’s “Cyberpunk: Night City” Made Me Cry Real (in Character) Tears

Jackalope’s “Cyberpunk: Night City” Made Me Cry Real (in Character) Tears

The date was May 25th, 2036. The place was Night City, an urban shithole located in Northern California. I was there to celebrate Night’s Wake—an annual raucous block party commemorating the assassination of Night City’s founder Richard Night, complete with a traditional truce prohibiting gang violence for one night. And the anticipation in the air was palpable.

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Exploring the Streets of Cyberpunk: Night City with Matthew Webb of Jackalope LARP

Exploring the Streets of Cyberpunk: Night City with Matthew Webb of Jackalope LARP

When it comes to immersive experience LARPs, Jackalope LARP of Austin, TX is at the top of its class. After the success of The Night in Question, a Vampire: the Masquerade LARP held by Jackalope last November, they announced their newest event for May 2019—Cyberpunk: Night City, a Cyberpunk 2020 LARP. We were able to catch up with Jackalope organizer Matthew Webb about what this newest event has in store! (more…)