Roll the List #37: Garion’s Take 2

Top 5 Cult RPG Video Games My definition of “cult” in reference to media means that while a game or movie did not experience huge commercial success, it achieved a dedicated fan base.  Some of these games may even be critically acclaimed, but for some reason never resonated with the general public. […]

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Roll the List #19: Garion’s Take

The definition of “cult” usually includes media that is difficult to place in a specific genre and/or has a small following of dedicated fans.  I picked my five off of personal favorites and those I feel weren’t given the same reception as more popular counterparts.  Enjoy. 1. Team Fortress 2. […]

Roll the List 17: Garion’s Take

For this segment of Roll the List, I opted to pick ten aspects of the worst songs and artists. 1. “Hidden” tracks. You know what I really love about rocking out to my favorite tunes while I drive to work? The five minutes of silence before another song starts to […]

Economics in Gaming #4

Price Gouging This is likely going to be a more controversial topic, but I urge you to keep an open mind.  I have discovered a few examples in video games where a particular “practice” is demonized and used as part of certain quests that grant you the title of “hero” […]

Roll the List #14:Garion’s Take

Top 3 Best Angry Music I have been listening to a lot of The Aquabats recently, so I plan on taking this list a slightly different direction. I will be discussing the three angry songs that The Aquabats play. #1, Chemical Bomb Album: This song doesn’t come off as an […]

Roll the List #13, Garion’s Take

Head-to-Head: Star Wars Monopoly vs Android: Netrunner In this week’s Head-to-Head, Kyle and I will be discussing two very different “sci-fi board games.” While he discusses the intricacies of Android: Netrunner, I will hope to put it down. He will respond likewise. Now, my choice of Star Wars Monopoly sounds […]

Economics in Gaming #3

Supply and Demand The most basic of economic principles is that of supply and demand. Just about every economic argument comes down to how supply and demand are affected. Supply refers to the goods that a producer is willing to part with at a given price, whereas demand refers to […]

Roll the List #10, Garion’s Take

Roll the List #10: Top 5 Best Movies Free-For-All, Garion’s Take Honestly, I really don’t enjoy picking favorites when it comes to media.  So much depends on my mood and it’s not like I’ll ever be stuck on a desert island and have to pick one movie to watch until […]

Economics In Gaming #2 3

Make Yourself Scarce… That Was Fast Scarcity is probably one of the most misunderstood economic concepts. Scarcity is central to all economic disciplines. It is the reason why we have to make decisions. It’s basically the reason why there is such thing as trade, desire and poverty. The word “scarce” […]

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Economics In Games: Your Caps Are No Good Here

To start this new series I would first like to welcome Garion to the crew. He is writing his first article with us and hopefully he will continue to write with us in the future.Without further ado here is our first installment of Economics in Gaming. In the Fallout […]