Fireside Chat Archive

  • Every time I try to leave, they bring me back in. Personally, I’ve grown weary of the boring debate about what games journalism is. Like other debates this industry breathlessly […]

    Fireside Chat: The Recurring Slam-Dance of “Journalism”

    Every time I try to leave, they bring me back in. Personally, I’ve grown weary of the boring debate about what games journalism is. Like other debates this industry breathlessly […]

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  • Since its debut, the Steam Greenlight program, a place where indie games can garner support from fans to become a full fledged Steam game, has had mixed reviews. On the […]

    Fireside Chat: Stemming the Greenlight Flood

    Since its debut, the Steam Greenlight program, a place where indie games can garner support from fans to become a full fledged Steam game, has had mixed reviews. On the […]

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  • GamesIndustry.biz had a roundtable this past week over what they call “The DLC ‘Problem,’” where their staff members give their thoughts on something that’s been a hot topic around these […]

    Fireside Chat: Gaming the DLC Game

    GamesIndustry.biz had a roundtable this past week over what they call “The DLC ‘Problem,’” where their staff members give their thoughts on something that’s been a hot topic around these […]

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  • It’s no secret that I like Musou games, what we know commonly in America as Dynasty Warriors. That style of game and their focus on parts of history I’m familiar […]

    Fireside Chat: Jumping the Review Shark

    It’s no secret that I like Musou games, what we know commonly in America as Dynasty Warriors. That style of game and their focus on parts of history I’m familiar […]

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  • For those of you who come to the RPG Night Live Streams, a few weeks ago was the start of my Mass Effect stream. To say there were some technical […]

    Fireside Chat: They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To

    For those of you who come to the RPG Night Live Streams, a few weeks ago was the start of my Mass Effect stream. To say there were some technical […]

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  • One of the lesser known facts about me is that I really, really like pinball—as in, I own almost every pinball-based video game. I’m not very good at it; my […]

    Fireside Chat: Alienation

    One of the lesser known facts about me is that I really, really like pinball—as in, I own almost every pinball-based video game. I’m not very good at it; my […]

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  • It seems like we, as a medium, can’t go a week without having to deal with yet another controversy revolving around women in our games or in our industry. The […]

    Fireside Chat: Yelling in a Windtunnel

    It seems like we, as a medium, can’t go a week without having to deal with yet another controversy revolving around women in our games or in our industry. The […]

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