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N00b Diaries: Bioshock Chapter One – Getting Comfortable

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 by alexis

Day One:

Dear Diary,
I want to become a more knowledgeable video game player. I have expressed this, and have found that I have an excellent source of tutelage in my long-time gamer boyfriend. He has compiled a list of games that he considers the “must-play” list, and today I begin my journey, starting with: Bioshock!!! (Da-da-duuuum!!!) …

Lamecast #11 – So they went and entered the house of a prostitute

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 by the gang

Doing the rounds at breakneck speed, our briefest Lamecast to date makes quick work of your sanity. Don covers the failings of multi-platform gaming, we collectively analyze why the guy behind the counter at Christian’s Gamestop needs to NOT share his feelings, Casey’s confounding lack of history with Dungeon …

Lamecast #10 – And after the whole nation had been circumcised, they remained where they were in camp until they were healed

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 by the gang

Celebrate the tenth lamecast with us by listening to the crew bash just about everything and everyone they can think of. Christian reveals his angry side, Alexis stands up for a goddess in a game she’s never played, Casey is ashamed of his Sims, and Don will soon be …

What did the Next Gen ever do for Us?

Monday, June 15th, 2009 by cunzy1 1

The tagline to the above title being when does next gen become this gen? Yes, already there are rumours abound of what the next generation of consoles might bring to the table, even though for many veterans is still feels like the current generation barely got started. For those of you who remember the last …

Lamecast #9 – The smell of the smoke from these sacrifices is pleasing to me

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009 by the gang

Lamecasts have returned after a two week break of holidays, E3s, and alien abductions. This week the crew presents oddly upbeat rants and fights to the death in order to determine which Mega Man is factually the best in the series.

E3 to the Grave: Forgetting Good Old Games

Monday, June 1st, 2009 by cunzy1 1

E3 has started. Some gamers are excited. Some gamers are jaded with it all. Either way, the lifecycle of many games will start this week. Almost. Well most of them were revealed, hinted at or leaked already. So this is games at their birth. First comes hype, then months of reveals, then reviews then bam! …

Lamecast #8 – The clay pot the meat is cooked in must be broken

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009 by the gang

In this, the eighth videolamer.com lamecast, Christian discovers the unit of measurement for an R-Type (hint: it’s not a shit-ton), Alexis longs for an American port of Scribblenauts with a zombie patch, Casey makes sweet sweet love to Rolando 2 news and Don… Don doesn’t make any sense.

If we all work together, we might just get out of this thing alive

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009 by simon

Things have changed. Co-Op is now a big deal in the world of games, and, as ever, there is an exact moment at which a well-informed observer such as myself can point and say “this, this is where the trend started.” Imagine there’s a timeline projected on the wall, and I’m probably wearing a …

Lamecast #7 – Wherever you live, you must eat unleavened bread

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 by the gang

In this special edition lamecast Christian, Don & Casey discuss the 3DR DNF WTF OMFG BBQ situation. There are tears in here, so if that kind of stuff makes you uncomfortable maybe you should listen to something else.

Lamecast #6 – They covered all the ground until it was black

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009 by the gang

In this, our sixth lamecast, Alexis wants to be a fat princess but doesn’t want to do it online, Casey rediscovers his tits, Don has difficulty with the day/night cycle and Christian agrees. YES!