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Gadabout Gamers: NEStalgia

For this inaugural edition of Gadabout Gamers, I chose the theme of NEStalgia as a reaction to all the recent doomsaying for Nintendo’s future in the wake of the Wii U’s continuing disappointing sales. For many of us, the NES or SNES was our first console and is arguably the machine that really ushered in “The Gaming Generation,” in a way that the arcade era had failed to. However, while I’m aware of the place of the NES in the…

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Friday I'm In Love

Friday I’m In Love #66

Oh my gosh. What a week. Gaddabout Gamers link up announcement? Check. Cashtronauts Kickstarter launch? Check. Indie Game Consulting Business launch? Check. Playing Cashtronauts live on stage with Rick? Check and check! Here I was wondering why I felt so exhausted. I have a feeling this weekend will involve lots of relaxing, brunching and video games. Link time! Feeling stressed? Zen out to tumbling blocks in your browser. Love the soundtrack for Fez? The composer, Disasterpeace, just launched a Tumblr.…

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Rants & Essays

Video Game Link Up Announcement!!

I am crazy excited to announce the creation of a monthly video game themed blog link up called “Gadabout Gamers”. This is something I’d even included in my blog goals for the year, so I’m very hopeful for how it will turn out. Everyone is invited to participate in Gadabout Gamers, regardless of whether they regularly blog about video games or not. The idea is to create a place where all bloggers can share their video game love, guided by…

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Friday I'm In Love

Friday I’m In Love #61

Dig Dug Digs Balloons by Dave Perillo

Hello! Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and that Santa was very good to you all. I, for one, got positively spoiled by my charming husband and we’re looking forward to duvet shopping this weekend with our pooled Christmas money. On to the links: Check out this new collaborative puzzle game for iOS. I like the idea that indie devs are actually more open to novel interfaces as they push the boundaries of how we play video games. Cowabunga!…

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Friday I'm In Love

Friday I’m In Love #50

Full Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Making purchases from these links may result in a commission for this site so that I can buy cat litter. You can learn more about my disclosure policy here. It’s been an interesting week. Things are finally starting to back to normal with regards to work and life. The house is still an absolute disaster with shopping bags and suitcases everywhere, but Gatsby is better and as rambunctious as ever. And I’m officially…

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