What in Tarnation?: Why Killing Nazis in Wolfenstein is Apparently Controversial

What in Tarnation?: Why Killing Nazis in Wolfenstein is Apparently Controversial

In the shitshow that is 2017, of all the things that have surprised me thus far, it’s the controversy surrounding Wolfenstein and its upcoming sequel The New Colossus around killing Nazis.… Read more...

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3 Things Don’t Starve Together Taught Me About Cooking

3 Things Don’t Starve Together Taught Me About Cooking

Whenever I play survival games like Don’t Starve Together, I feel like my character eats better than I do.… Read more...

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The Purge Cometh: Cleaning Up Start 2 Continue

The Purge Cometh: Cleaning Up Start 2 Continue

Hello, friends. I know, I know. It’s been a while since last we talked.… Read more...

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What’s Metzge Playing – September 2017

What’s Metzge Playing – September 2017

Another month (or two now, I guess) has come and gone. Another handful of weeks filled with gaming and whimsy.… Read more...

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Top 10 Dishonored 2 Quotes

Top 10 Dishonored 2 Quotes

It’s been almost a year since Dishonored 2 came forth from the shadows.… Read more...

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What’s Metzge Playing – June 2017

What’s Metzge Playing – June 2017

So it’s been a while since the last “What’s Metzge Playing” segment.… Read more...

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Plotting the Course: A Shift in Content Focus

Plotting the Course: A Shift in Content Focus

Hey, everyone! I hope all is well in your respective necks of the woods. I know it’s been a while since you’ve last heard from me but fret not, I’m still alive.… Read more...

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A New Life, A New Start (2 Continue)

A New Life, A New Start (2 Continue)

Hello again, friends. I hope you’ve been doing well since last we spoke.… Read more...

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What’s Metzge Playing – March 2017

What’s Metzge Playing – March 2017

Another month has gone by already. While I was pretty quick on sharing my February list of games, I’m just squeaking by trying to get you this month’s edition of “What’s Metzge Playing.” In case you’re wondering what I am, indeed, playing, I can sum it up thusly: not much lately.… Read more...

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Best Hearts of Iron IV Conversion Mods – Q1 2017

Best Hearts of Iron IV Conversion Mods – Q1 2017

Boy, oh boy do I love me some Hearts of Iron IV. As an avid fan of the Axis & Allies board game back in the day, having a game like this was a godsend — or, perhaps, yet another crippling blow to productivity in endeavors beyond gaming.… Read more...

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Mislav the Hunter: How The Witcher 3 Handles Diversity

Mislav the Hunter: How The Witcher 3 Handles Diversity

It wouldn’t be a good day unless I talked about The Witcher 3 in some capacity.… Read more...

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What’s Metzge Playing – February 2017

What’s Metzge Playing – February 2017

Given our love/hate relationship with writing reviews, we decided to supplement the goings-on of the industry with a little segment called “What’s Metzge Playing.” As you can deduce, this’ll be a monthly list of games I find myself consumed with, revisiting old classics while introducing games you might not have heard of yet.… Read more...

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Top 10 Witcher 2 Quotes

Top 10 Witcher 2 Quotes

I know it’s been a while since I posted last, but fret not friends. You know I wouldn’t leave you forever.… Read more...

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What is Divergent Game Design?

What is Divergent Game Design?

2016 seems to be the year of remakes and remasters. From old movies made new to spiritual successor video games that throwback to a bygone age, with all the new advances in technology over the past few decades, you can hardly blame media producers for wanting to revisit old concepts and see what they’d be like if they were made in the modern era.… Read more...

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Top 10 Talos Principle Quotes

Top 10 Talos Principle Quotes

I don’t know if you’ve noticed by now, I really enjoy reflecting on words and literature.… Read more...

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From the Editor: On Being Consistent(ly Inconsistent)

From the Editor: On Being Consistent(ly Inconsistent)

Good tidings upon you, friends. I know it’s been a while since I’ve last written directly to you all so I figured I’d break the fourth wall for a bit and say hullo.… Read more...

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Top 10 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Quotes

Top 10 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Quotes

Oh, how times have changed. Since the Aug Incident of 2027, the world’s stance on human augmentation has gone from a promising biomedical trend to a fatal mistake that cost millions of innocent lives.… Read more...

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Our Solution to the Game Review Problem

Our Solution to the Game Review Problem

For those who don’t know me, I have a very short list of things I can’t stand: people being dicks and whining.… Read more...

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Top 10 Shadowrun: Hong Kong Quotes

Top 10 Shadowrun: Hong Kong Quotes

Out of all the Shadowruns I’ve played, Hong Kong is easily my favorite. … Read more...

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Wageslaves and Runners: 4 Freelancing Lessons from Shadowrun

Wageslaves and Runners: 4 Freelancing Lessons from Shadowrun

// < !).push({}); // ]]> For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been into the Medieval-type fantasy genre: early exposure to games like Warcraft, Heroes of Might & Magic, and Baldur’s Gate all played their role in shaping my appreciation for elves, dwarves, wizards, and demons.… Read more...

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5 Hearts of Iron IV National Focus Mods to Try Out

5 Hearts of Iron IV National Focus Mods to Try Out

// < !).push({}); // ]]> If you haven’t gotten the chance to try Hearts of Iron IV out yet, I suggest you fix that.… Read more...

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5 Total War: WARHAMMER Mods to Check Out

5 Total War: WARHAMMER Mods to Check Out

// < !).push({}); // ]]> I know, I know. Total War: WARHAMMER hasn’t even been out for two weeks and already we’re talking about mods.… Read more...

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The Play’s the Thing: Geralt the Entrepreneur

The Play’s the Thing: Geralt the Entrepreneur

// < !).push({}); // ]]> For those familiar with the world of The Witcher, you know that isn’t the cheeriest place to visit.… Read more...

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6 Reasons Why I Hate Video Game Reviews

6 Reasons Why I Hate Video Game Reviews

// < !).push({}); // ]]> This may come as a surprise, but I hate video game reviews. I’m not a fan of reading them.… Read more...

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