Discovering the Grand Underground! – Pokemon Shining Pearl Live Stream

Our exploration of Sinnoh region begins now! Which Pokemon will I choose as my starter? Also, is Bidoof truly God?

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Finally at Eterna City Gym! – Pokemon Shining Pearl Live Stream

After helping Cheryl get through the woods, we finally made it to Eterna Gym! Do we have what it takes to defeat gym leader Gadenia?! We also cover my Christmas haul and make one last big donation to Extra Life!

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Road to Eterna City Gym! – Pokemon Shining Pearl Live Stream

We try our best to get to Eterna city, but Team Galactic is doing everything in their power to stop me!

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Oreburgh Gym Showdown! Pokemon Shining Pearl Live Stream

Our exploration of Sinnoh region begins now! Which Pokemon will I choose as my starter? Also, is Bidoof truly God?

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This One Cent Nintendo eShop Game BROKE ME

There’s no harm in buying and playing a one cent game from the Nintendo eShop, right? Wrong! On a whim, I buy and play through .Cat Milk in its entirety!

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First Time Playing Pokemon Shining Pearl!

Our exploration of Sinnoh region begins now! Which Pokemon will I choose as my starter? Also, is Bidoof truly God?

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Choose Your Own Adventure: House of Danger Review

(NOTE: Received this game as a gift from Kris and Rachel over at Double Jump. Thank you!)

House of Danger takes the idea of the choose your own adventure book and translates it to a tabletop game. How well does the idea translate across mediums?

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Hades Review

In overly-reductive terms, Hades is the tale of an angsty son from a broken home who wants to move in with mom. The problem is that his dad is basically the devil and he lives in Hell. This is awkward.

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Running it Back with the Ironclad! – Slay the Spire Live Stream

Originally mean to be played as part of a live stream, bad internet sank my plans of streaming Slay the Spire. Ended up doing this as a video instead! Tune in for the opening musical performance, a Show & Tell featuring deck-building tabletop games, and my run to the top of the Spire with the Ironclad!

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Slay the Spire Review

From Dominion, to Marvel Legendary, to Paperback, the deck-building genre of tabletop games is one of my favourites. Through the process of building your deck with new cards, you dramatically improve your ability to complete the task at hand, whether it’s to build a kingdom, defeat super villains, or write your next great novel.

In recent times, the deck-building mechanic has melded with video game design in ways that push both forward. For example, SteamWorld Quest is in most respects is a cookie-cutter JRPG. But with deck-building as the foundation for its combat, you get an insane amount of control over how you spec out each character and approach each fight.

Enter Slay the Spire. In many ways, it stays very close to its Roguelike roots. Your goal is to fight through the dungeon and make it out alive in one go. If you die, you have to start the whole thing from the beginning. However, the introduction of deck-building takes it to a fresh and exciting new place.

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