Awesome Games Done Quick and the History of Speedrunning

Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) 2019 is officially underway! Don't know what that is? Games Done Quick is a charity fundraising organization that raises money via speedrunning. The event is streamed live online, non-stop, and all donations go directly to the charity! AGDQ 2018 was responsible for over $2.2 MILLION donated to the Prevent Cancer … Continue reading Awesome Games Done Quick and the History of Speedrunning

A game with a message. A normal lost phone.

THIS POST IS SPOILER FREE. Imagine this: you're walking home one night, the streets are pretty empty, and out of the corner of your eye, you see the glowing light of a phone on the floor. Would you pick it up? Would you look through it? In the game "A Normal Lost Phone," players immerse … Continue reading A game with a message. A normal lost phone.

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Let’s Go, Eevee release date announced

Greetings chumps! Yesterday, The Pokemon Company finally released the trailer for Let's Go, Pikachu and Let's Go, Eevee! Though players have mixed thoughts, most will await it's November release with anticipation. https://youtu.be/9jRtpMKLsts This Pokemon Yellow reboot is showing some great potential in being able to get players back into Pokemon Go. At release, Pokemon Go … Continue reading Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Let’s Go, Eevee release date announced

Gaming and the Professional World: Collaboration

Teamwork is essential to win a game, just as it is to deliver a product to a client. Okay, well not all games, but you get the gist. When I was working as an employer relations associate at the Career Services department at my university, I found that one of the 3 most sought-out qualities … Continue reading Gaming and the Professional World: Collaboration

Starting from zero: first steps to live streaming

Disclaimer: I am not and never was a true "professional" streamer. I did not want to be, and never advertise that I am or was. My advice here is based on professional experience in the media as well as personal experience as a part-time streamer. Hello chumps! Today's post is brought to you by a … Continue reading Starting from zero: first steps to live streaming

Little Inferno Review

This post is spoiler free. Greetings chumps! Today I want to talk about a game that holds a special place in my heart. Little Inferno is a beautifully made story game by the independent studio, Tomorrow Corporation. I've written about this game in the past, but I'm going to take a new approach to this … Continue reading Little Inferno Review

Streaming and the Professional World: Networking

As a streamer, you learn quickly that you spend just as much time, if not more, watching other people stream, as you stream yourself. You watch people who play the same games as you and you create a relationship with them. Soon enough, both your communities benefit and grow from it. The power of networking … Continue reading Streaming and the Professional World: Networking