Dragon’s Crown: More Than Skin Deep
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Dragon’s Crown: More Than Skin Deep

Many people will judge Dragon’s Crown by its art style.  The latest game from Vanillaware is a gorgeously painted two dimensional side scrolling brawler that features lush landscapes, foreboding dungeons, and huge bosses that sometimes fill eighty percent of the screen.  But it also features two female characters who appear designed simply for titillation and … Continue reading

Crossed Wires Review: Scurvy Scallywags!
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Crossed Wires Review: Scurvy Scallywags!

Listen to our first audio review of a game here on the second episode of Crossed Wires: Our review of Scurvy Scallywags! Title: Scurvy Scallywags in The Voyage to Discover the Ultimate Sea Shanty Developer:  Beep Games Score:  5/10 Time Played: Approximately 5 Hours We Did Received an early Review Copy of this game. Continue reading

Crossed Wires Review: Steve Jackson’s Sorcery!
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Crossed Wires Review: Steve Jackson’s Sorcery!

Title: Steve Jackson’s Sorcery! Developer:  Inkle Score:  7/10 Time Played: Approximately 40 minutes We Did Received a Review Copy of this game. Listen to our first audio review of a game here on the first episode of Crossed Wires: Our Review of Steve Jackson’s Sorcery! Continue reading

Episode 11 – Subordinationism
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Episode 11 – Subordinationism

Episode 11 – Subordinationism This week we discuss subordinationism, that popular heresy that says that the Son is less than the Father.  We try to explain this by talking about Tom Bombadil, Greek Philsoposhy, the Bible, and history.  This is a theology heavy episode this week, so strap in, and do not forget to wait until … Continue reading

Episode 9 – Candy Coated Monkies
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Episode 9 – Candy Coated Monkies

Episode 9 – Candy Coated Monkies It’s the end of the world and Rebecca Cohen, Joshua Gonnerman, Billy Kangas and Joshua Wise are hunkered down in a present under the tree in the Pryz to talk about all things End…ish. Cthulhu, Flying Flaming Skulls, and the Bloop make their expected appearances. Continue reading

Episode 8 – The Happy Frog
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Episode 8 – The Happy Frog

Episode 8 – The Happy Frog This week we finally get around to talking about the Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon film The Cabin in the Woods.  We bring up questions about sacrifice, roles, horror movies, and whether people are more important than a person.  Also The Sword of Truth, and Kingdoms of Amalur come up.  … Continue reading

Episode 7 – The Knowledge of Fruit and Evil
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Episode 7 – The Knowledge of Fruit and Evil

Episode 7 – The Knowledge of Fruit and Evil This week we discuss Eden, the Nile River, and C.S. Lewis…as always. We also consider the virtues of the Lord of the Rings, the fact that humanity has fallen, Gattica, and Bioshock. There’s also some debate on how to pronounce The Brothers Karamazov. Continue reading

Episode 6 – We’ll Make Up For This Somehow
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Episode 6 – We’ll Make Up For This Somehow

Episode 6 – We’ll Make Up For This Somehow This week Rebecca, Billy, and the two Joshuas discuss the Atonement, Narnia, the Space Trilogy, the Matrix, Lord of the Rings, and Les Miserables There’s a general consensus that theories of the Atonement are like dates to the Prom, the more you have, the better. Here … Continue reading