GYGO: Layoffs and Leaks Abound

GYGO: Layoffs and Leaks Abound

Welcome to Get Your Game On! I’m your host, December, and uh… would you like the good news first or the bad news? Just kidding, it’s all bad! Sorry, here it comes! (more…)

Coffee Talk Brews Up Coziness with a Splash of Discomfort

Coffee Talk Brews Up Coziness with a Splash of Discomfort

Content note: this piece discusses racism and police brutality.

Now that I’ve started commuting to the office, most of my mornings are rigidly structured. I wake up at 6:00 a.m. and get up by 6:20, at which point I make my pourover. Depending on how motivated and quick I’m feeling on a given morning, this takes anywhere from 10 to 20 minutes. I frequently joke that it takes me longer to make coffee than it does for me to put on my makeup and get dressed, which causes my husband to grimace and apologize. Over the last year or so, he has made brewing a good cup of coffee into a hobby, a hobby that I have since inherited. (more…)

GYGO: Layoffs and Leaks Abound

GYGO: Black Flags Raised Against Hasbro

Get Your Game On is back for another week of news in the gaming world, which knows no schedule or bounds! I personally have been taking a generous break from playing games at all lately… but it’s not like it’s any safer from the outside looking in. (more…)

GYGO: Layoffs and Leaks Abound

GYGO: Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast in the Hot Seat

Welcome to another Wednesday chock full of gaming news! I have been a much more diligent gamer lately, by which I mean I actually finished a game, started another, and promptly abandoned the one I started to play yet more Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!!, which I have spent over three entire days of my life playing. Three. Entire. Days. Am I OK? I simply don’t know. (more…)

Review: Teacup Is a Charming but Buggy Brew

Review: Teacup Is a Charming but Buggy Brew

Teacup is a young frog, and she really loves tea. In fact, Teacup, a chill narrative game from developer Smarto Club, opens with the titular frog preparing to host a tea party, only to discover she is fresh out of tea (and several other supplementary ingredients)! That’s where the player comes in, taking control of Teacup as she ventures out into the world to get what she needs for her party. (more…)

GYGO: Layoffs and Leaks Abound

GYGO: More Blockchain Promises, More Merger Mess

Hello, and welcome to the first GYGO of 2023! My name is December and I have indeed played nothing but Harvestella since it came out. I love it, it scratches the Rune Factory dungeon-dive/farm-sim itch (even if it is more on the sci-fi side), and it plays like a weird, slice-of-life Final Fantasy. And, unfortunately, speaking of Final Fantasy: (more…)