Andy’s Top 30 Video Games: 30-26

QUALIFICATIONS:  These are both console & computer titles.  Nostalgia does play a factor in these games, but I did my best not to let it influence my scoring too much.  The ranking of these is not at all influenced by other “Best Of” lists, and is ranked entirely by my affection for and experience playing…

Stardew Valley: Cozy Times on the Farm

I’m not much for going outside these days. I enjoy putting my pale, lumpy butt on display during vacations a few times a year, but mostly I’m the type of person who prefers to be cozied up in my tree.  There’s no denying, however, that the few times I go on walks or runs, or…

Hearthstone: My Experience, Enjoyment, & Disappointments

Given that the Bears are a couple months away from Free Agency, we’re distancing ourselves from Christmas, and the only other thing going on is the Blackhawks chugging along in preparation for another potentially awkward playoff run, I woke up this morning with a hankering to write about Hearthstone. Hearthstone, for those not aware, is…

No Man’s Sky, so far, has been a weird experience.

After about a week of hemming and hawing over whether or not to splurge on the definitely unmerited $60 pricetag, I broke down and acquired No Man’s Sky for PC last night.  Months and months of playing Rocket League, Hearthstone (and more recently Tales of Symphonia & Twilight Princess) finally took their toll to where…

I’m not a gamer. Er wait, am I? No? I don’t know.

When I was, oh, 10 years old or so,  I woke up one Easter morning excited as ever to enjoy the holiday which my mom always made extra special for us kids.  While Easter is sort of a religious holiday that’s become more about spring, pastels, and marshmallow birds, it’s not really associated with gifts….

Tabletop games, in brief.

I own about … I don’t know, something like 40 board games.  Is that a lot? I’m speculating that most of you could scour your closets or dig below a coffee table and find a game or two, but generally speaking tabletop gaming has probably stirred your interests momentarily enough to inspire you to acquire…