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Brandon Watson

If I’d have to rank one of my worse qualities as a human being it would be my lack of ability to sit and watch anything, especially watching people play video games. There is nothing more painful to me than watching other people play games I’m ... Read more

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In celebration of another hilarious E3 this year I went ahead and started digging into a few titles I was ashamed to play since their release dates. Mostly because of the hyper-woke pseudo-journalism surrounding them and also because of the lack ... Read more

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Mark your calendars, folks! The greatest holiday for gaming geeks is upon us. International Tabletop Day is a celebration of the global tabletop community and the Scenic City will be in on the action with the help of the dynamic duo of local ... Read more

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The Veterans Memorial Bridge was built in 1984. It spans four hundred and twenty feet and is one of thirteen like-named bridges around the country. It was built to honor veterans as well as display Chattanooga’s patriotic pride for all who have ... Read more

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Being a gaming journalist comes with its share of perks. It can be a pleasant existence if you’re the type of person who cashes in on pre-release codes or play tests the latest whiz-bang for whatever upcoming triple-A disaster looms on the horizon. Read more

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Dungeon masters come in all shapes, sizes, and temperaments. Some are your best friends and some are loathsome soul grinders eager to slay parties with extreme prejudice. If you’ve been around the tabletop roleplaying scene for a while you will ... Read more

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There’s nothing like a drive along Hixson Pike on some odd chance you have a day off and ample fuel to burn for the hell of it. I’m not one to observe anything other than the road; billboards and non-traffic signs are flatly ignored in my Zenlike ... Read more

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Over many years and beers my favored drink selections have devolved into the most rudimentary of tastes. Whiskey neat chased with antifreeze and PBR with any sunset will often do me just fine. But sometimes us burly knuckle-draggers should to mix ... Read more

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Journeys and adventures that are too fantastical or plausible can be had in the climate-controlled comfort of the living room or fun cave. Whether it be a quiet game of solitaire, a smoky night of 7-Stud with buds, or vaporizing aliens with your ... Read more

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Looking to break away from mundane theatrical releases this weekend? Then you should head to the Grindsploitation Film Festival hosted by The Palace Theater. Festival leader Chad Farmer and crew have handpicked some of the most wacked out and ... Read more

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I wouldn’t say blindsided is a good word for EA’s latest attempt at winning the hearts and thumbs of gamers the world over. Bewildered and silly are even better words to describe the publishing giant’s release trends over the past few years. Read more

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During the recent Alexa convention, I crossed paths with X2 Games from Burbank, CA. If you’re like me and never heard of X2 Games before, let me offer a brief shot of backstory with a gaming history chaser. The legendary Nolan Bushnell, the man ... Read more

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I had a great philosophical discussion about gaming with my cousin over the holidays. Back in our sprout years among the mesquite patches of Texas we would prophecy about games and dream up future games in our heads that would be fun to ... Read more

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Newton Norman Minow referred to the television industry as a “wasteland” in a speech given at a broadcaster’s convention in 1961. If Newt could have seen the future I wonder if he would’ve amended his words to include the videogame industry, or ... Read more

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Arcades have been making a thrilling comeback. Now they are fantastic bar/game room hybrids that call back generations of gamers from around the world. For those uninitiated in gamer history or episodes of Stranger Things, arcades were, at one ... Read more

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Days are shorter, the shadows clinging to the edges of the sidewalk are a bit darker. The season of death inches so near that you can feel its icy breath on the back of your neck. The veil between the worlds of the living and dead becomes thinner ... Read more

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It’s no big secret among gamers that independently produced and published games have quickly outpaced their big box counterparts. It’s a glorious revolution in which the gaming public at large has discovered greater value for their dollar and ... Read more

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Imagine a lush fantasy world inundated with conflict between the forces of chaos and order. Valiant heroes, demigods, and mortals struggle against the merciless hordes of the evil and depraved for centuries. Now imagine that fantasy world being ... Read more

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A long time ago in a galaxy far far away epic battles rage across planets and moons of star systems seized by social and political turmoil. An evil dictatorship rules this universe with a mighty force choke and only a slap-shod group of freedom ... Read more

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Alecia Vera Buckles can catch your eye in any dark and noisy venue with her shocking blue hair and Cheshire cat smile. I met her while working The Road to Nightfall last year. Fast forward and I’m sitting on a foot rest in the Bazar Odditorium ... Read more

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