December Roundtable: Gift Giving in Games

December Roundtable: Gift Giving in Games

No matter what, if anything, you celebrate this time of year, there’s just something nice about gift giving. We may give or receive games as gifts (and what greater joy is there than the gift of playing a game together?), but today, we’re talking about gifts in games. Who’s good at it? Who’s bad at it? Is gift giving as intrinsic to romantic relationships as games would have us believe? Let’s find out.

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GYGO: Tesla, DisCon III, and Yes, More Activision Blizzard

GYGO: Tesla, DisCon III, and Yes, More Activision Blizzard

As the year comes to a close and we look forward to better things for 2022, it’s nice to finally be able to write a news roundup that doesn’t include Activision Blizzard. Just kidding, of course this week’s news includes something about Activision Blizzard as high profile lawyer Lisa Bloom sets her sights on taking the company down for the new year and ensuring that the victims see justice. But first, DisCon III wants to apologize for having an arms dealer represent them. (more…)

GYGO: Tesla, DisCon III, and Yes, More Activision Blizzard

GYGO: Cuts and Con Cancellations

What is time? Apparently, it is something I don’t have enough of, which means I have not been gaming nearly as much as I would like to be these days. But the gaming industry continues on without me. Here’s what’s been happening in the past week. (more…)

Review: Piecing Together the Dragon Age: World of Thedas Map Puzzle

Review: Piecing Together the Dragon Age: World of Thedas Map Puzzle

Here’s hoping that Dragon Age 4 will let us actually visit places like Par Vollen and Tevinter, but until its release, I shall content myself with lovingly running my fingers over the pieces of the Dragon Age: World of Thedas Map Puzzle. This 1,000-piece puzzle comes in at 20 by 27 inches and is made with care. Where some puzzle manufacturers cheap out on materials, this one uses a quality board at about 1/16th of an inch thickness, making its pieces very sturdy. (more…)