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…)

GYGO: Layoffs and Leaks Abound

GYGO: Mobile Games Are Taking Over

Hello! I rejoin you from an internet-free weekend (not by choice, unfortunately) to share everything I missed from the last 48 hours and beyond. I did not play many games during The Great Unplug, but I did play much game, by which I mean something like six hours of Dungeons & Dragons, in which my character had some shady stuff happen to her, got knocked unconscious, woke back up and took righteous vengeance, and everybody discovered she was a warlock all along.

Oh, I guess I did play roughly two million hours of Twenty by French Guys and Overcrowded on my phone because they (mostly) work offline. Good times.

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More Than Just Fishing: A Roundtable About Sidequests

More Than Just Fishing: A Roundtable About Sidequests

I’ve written pretty thoroughly about how I am a particular type of gamer. I prefer games that are story and relationship focused, and that don’t require a lot of level grinding or random quests. This includes my tabletop play style—apologies to my DM/wife who is sitting on a bunch of Kingmaker sidequests that our party has ignored! Because of my pickiness, I don’t play a lot of games, but lately I’ve been feeling like this framework of “pickiness” is unfair. Am I a gamer aberration? What makes me different from all of you? Why the heck do y’all enjoy repetitive level grinding?! (more…)

GYGO: Layoffs and Leaks Abound

GYGO: Blizzard Girlboss Gatekeeps Unions, Gaslights Workers

Hello, and welcome to Get Your Game On! I’m your host December and I hope everyone had a Halloween with more treats than tricks. Harvestella releases this week! And I am grinding my teeth down realizing that I will probably not get to play it until next month. Sigh. Anyway, let’s take a look at last week’s big gaming news: (more…)

October Roundtable: Ghosts

October Roundtable: Ghosts

October is the month for all ghouls, ghosts, and haunts of all kinds, so naturally we here at Sidequest wanted to talk about our favorite spiritual apparitions in-depth. Or perhaps, given the season, we want to talk about them in-death (cue echoing maniacal laughter from an unseen source). Join us in this paranormal conversation—share your favorite spirits and poltergeists in the comments! (more…)