Editorial: Destiny of Service

By Mel
Does it deserve it? Well, do most games?

This week Mel looks again at some examples of games as a service and notices that even when intentions are best this model seems less than ideal. The worry is that more games will adopt this policy. Will they? Come discuss inside!

TSM Episode 272: Friendship

By Lusipurr
A.K.A. Do the Evil, Deny the Evil, and Observe the Evil.

Lusipurr is the subject of a patent lawsuit when Mel claims that he invented being wrong and that Lusipurr now owes him royalties. SiliconNooB takes the case, emphatically proving to Chief Justice Iliya that Lusipurr has never been wrong. Case dismissed!

Editorial: My Gaming Habits

By Mel
After trolling the Lcom picture database I found this. I was going to change the caption someone else had given it, but decided it worked just fine.

Mel examines his own gaming habits this week, both the good ones and the not so good ones. What tendencies does he have while playing some of his favorite RPGs and which ones has he managed to move on from? Click on through!

TSM Episode 242: The Year of Luigi

By Lusipurr

Lusipurr, Blitzmage, and Mel have finally had enough of the miseries attendant upon the year 2013, and decide to hold the man of blood–the green menace–the villain of the hour, Luigi–responsible for ‘his’ year, indicting him for his calamitous intent.

TSM Episode 117: Popular Demand

By Lusipurr
Mere words cannot express the expertise which the Final Fantasy XI and XIV development teams have when it comes to building an immersive, realistic world.

Despite another week of news from the front lines of the console wars, Lusipurr, Gyme, and SiliconNooB instead choose to examine the surprising success of Squeenix’s recently-relaunched Final Fantasy XIV and the perils of being too successful by half.