Comic-Con: Jerry Robinson, Michael Uslan, and Adam West on the Joker’s Origins

| August 31, 2009

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Continued from “Comic-Con Excerpts: The Joker’s Relationship with Batman.” Concluding our report on the San Diego Comic-Con International panel “Is the Joker a Psychopath? You Decide!”  which our own Papa Llama, in his secret identity as psychology professor Dr. Travis Langley, moderated and co-organized. Other panelists: Dr. Robin Rosenberg (therapist and editor – The Psychology […]

The Paladin Across the Tabletop

| August 31, 2009

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The Paladin was always “that guy” in the 2nd edition campaigns I played. I remember having to act like an idiot to stick with their strict code of conduct. I’m pretty sure that wasn’t the proper way you had to play them, but it was fun.

Comic-Con Excerpts: The Joker’s Relationship with Batman

| August 29, 2009

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 Continuing Papa Llama’s report of his San Diego Comic-Con International panel with fellow psychologist Dr. Robin Rosenberg, comic book writer Steve Englehart, The Dark Knight producer Michael Uslan, and Batman himself, Adam West: After Steve Englehart discussed via telephone why he felt that the Joker is insane, I asked my fellow panelists for quick thoughts […]

Abducted by Aliens! A Review of Fallout 3’s Mothership Zeta

| August 27, 2009

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That’s right. You get captured by aliens. I thought it might have been a hoax at first, like the aliens were really people in disguises as kind of an homage to the idea that the moon landing was fake. Very quickly that idea left my head. So how is this fifth episode of DLC for Fallout 3? Let me tell you all about it.

Dante’s Inferno Preview

| August 26, 2009

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Dante’s Inferno is a stylish action game in the vein of Devil May Cry and God of War, by EA games, and is loosely based on the epic poem of the same name. You play as a man named Dante as he treks through hell to find his girlfriend. How sweet! I had some hands […]

You Can’t Do That on the Internet- Direct like Quentin!

| August 25, 2009

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The Fighter Across the Tabletop

| August 24, 2009

Click on the image for a link to the 3rd Edition Fighter

The Fighter has always been one of the principal aspects of your basic party in D&D. He’d be the one guy that doesn’t die during the first adventure of your 2nd Edition campaign.

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm – What does Mastery do?

| August 22, 2009

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Blizzard has been scarce with details on this new feature, likely to reveal details on it today at Blizzcon. I feel like I’ve got a deep enough understanding of the game that I’m going to give you a couple of theories about what it does.

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

| August 21, 2009

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  Today at Blizzcon, the annual convention held by the creators of World of Warcraft, Diablo, and Starcraft, the new expansion for WoW was announced- World of Warcraft: Cataclysm! Here are some highlights of the new features of the expansion pack:   Quote from Blizzard staff Q: What is the story of World of Warcraft: […]

You Can’t – Facts about Bears

| August 20, 2009

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You Can’t Do That on the Internet- Facts about Bears