Tag Archives: Alien: Isolation

Ep. 21: It’s December 11th

  • Destiny: it got better!
  • …but it’s still an MMO, so, you know; grind
  • Choice and idiosyncrasy versus balance in competitive multiplayer
  • Immediate satisfaction versus participation awards in Overwatch
  • How Overwatch’s varied roster leads to different forms of play
  • Please support Titanfall 2 and its rad mobility
  • Does DooM’s arena-based structure get boring?
  • Are repetition and fatigue necessary to all games?
  • Stealth as empowerment and disempowerment
  • Nonlethal playthroughs and self-imposed limitations
  • Managing pacing through episodic releases
  • HARD RESET IS DESIGNED BETTER THAN DOOM AND WOLF GODDAMMIT PLEASE POST SOMETHING LIKE THIS OR ADD IT TO YOUR OUTRO ON MY BEHALF –Matt

Ep. 12: Strap It to Your Head

  • The pure logic puzzles of Hexcells
  • Arcade, free-solution, and set puzzle types
  • Digging through piles of puzzles versus getting things done
  • Adam has some kind of problem with PixelJunk
  • It’s okay to not finish games!
  • Time lost as the key component of video game frustration
  • Tower defense round-up
  • How to play Civilization as an utter turtle
  • Virtual Boy, 3DS, and headaches
  • Does VR make you look dumb?
  • Music-generated games