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Massive Chalice

A tl;dr Haiku: Control a kingdom Over many centuries Kill all the monsters.   Know what gets in the way of ruling the world? Mortality. Ruling the world and controlling the flow of history throughout the centuries would be a lot more fun if I were immortal. While I only get to do one of those in real life, Massive Chalice, a tactical strategy game form Double Fine Productions, lets me do both. The Penny Saved The first thing to know about this game is that a controller is almost required. I say almost because I could technically play with a keyboard and mouse; it was just consistently awkward and clunky. It’s not too bad outside of combat, but still — a controller helps. The gameplay itself is pretty good. It’s turn based strategy where I hit them, then they hit me. We take it in turns like its the good ...

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Train Wreck Podcast – Ep 13 – Where’s the Beef?

Welcome to episode 13 of the Train Wreck Podcast, Where’s the Beef?  Join Samm, Jeff, Rory and Sean in this weeks episode of the Train Wreck Podcast.  On this episode we’re talking about Jon Bernthal becoming Frank Castle in Netflix’s second season of Dare Devil, the new regulations by the FTC for YouTubers, Chris Hemsworth as “Janine” in the upcoming reboot of Ghostbusters, and Pizza Huts new projector box.  All this and more, on this episode of the Train Wreck Podcast. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | More

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Train Wreck Podcast – Ep 12 – Letting off Steam

Steam finally has refunds, do you know what my account would look like had I been able to get refunds all those years ago.  I’ll tell you what, probably about half the games I own, I wouldn’t.  Join Samm, Dan, Jeff, Rory and Sean in this week’s episode of the Train Wreck Podcast.  This week we discussed refunds from Steam, the Fallout 4 trailer, and GameStop acquiring ThinkGeek.  (God rest its soul). On this episode we officially launched our Patreon page which you can find at www.patreon.com/trainwreckgaming. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | More

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Lego Worlds – Minecraft but LEGOS!

Whenever someone inquires with me on what exactly Minecraft is, I say to them; “Its like playing with Legos on the computer.” Our podcaster Dan brought this up briefly last week, Lego Worlds is a Minecraft style Lego game.  Its actually interesting to me to reverse the statement.  Lego Worlds is currently in Beta which has been opened up via an Early Access program on Steam.  That’s right ladies and gents, you can right now go and play “Lego Worlds.”  What’s very cool if if you take a look at the above video, what you are seeing is what he actual game looks like (according to the video). “Lego Worlds embodies the physical, Lego brick-building fun that consumers have enjoyed for decades, on a digital platform that delivers an entirely new type of experience with the beloved bricks,” TT Games Managing Director Tom Stone said. “From the brick-by-brick editor, to ...

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