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IGDA Demo Night 2014

Last year, Rick and I had the pleasure of being asked to demo a game made by a friend of ours live on stage at the IGDA Demo Night. Well, another year and another friend means that we found ourselves back on stage at this year’s IGDA Demo Night event. This year the game was Cashtronauts, and this year Rick beat me. Soundly. But that was a minor low point in what was yet another great night on Montreal indie…

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Gamerhubby Reviews Papers, Please

When I was a kid we used to play “magasin” (“shop” in French). We’d gather all sorts of objects from my parents’ house and put them on display in the basement. We’d rip up small pieces of paper to write out prices for each object, and then we’d use Monopoly money to complete the simulation. One of us would be the shopkeeper and everyone else was a customer; walking in, grabbing an object, inspecting it, bringing it to the register,…

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Geek Life Video Games

One More Turn…

It’s a serious problem. To the point where it has a name: One More Turn Syndrome. Not that it’s been classified as such by anyone who has any kind of medical authority, but if you Google it you’ll find a bunch of matches. And that makes it a thing in my book. It’s the voice inside your head that lets you think you can get away with a few more minutes with a game before you go to bed, or…

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Gamerhubby Reviews To The Moon

Having recently acquired a beast of a computer, one that can handle all the pretty things that I’ve dreamt of playing for the past ten years at max detail with detail to spare, I’ve subsequently lost myself in the money pit that is Steam. If Robocop coined “I’d buy that for a dollar,” Steam turned it into an actual business model. And holy shit do I have a lot of games I haven’t even been able to play yet. However,…

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