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Rhymedown Spectacular

Rhymedown Spectacular: Cabin Fever


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Oct 02
Oh look, more bloody poems for your damn eyeholes.  You are totally allowed to look at this video by clicking on it and watching it until completion. It's okay, I won't mind. I won't tell. read

Rhymedown Spectacular: Press X


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Sep 25
This week, Yahtzee details that growing videogame tradition, the need to press "X" in order to do anything and everything. Meanwhile, your buddy Jim Sterling pays tribute to one of the finest actors ever born, Dean "Once Was Superman For A Bit" Cain.  Oh, Dean Cain. You're so beautiful. read

Rhymedown Spectacular: Whine out of Ten


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Sep 18
This week, Yahtzee tackles ludonarrative dissonance and puts forth a most eloquent explanation. Meanwhile, I ... well ... look at the title. You know what this is about. You know.  And you love it.  read

Rhymedown Spectacular: Secret Cream


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Sep 12
Your ol' chums Jim and Yahtzee are back with more rhymes for your face. This week, Yahtzee talks about the rigors of guard duty, while I share revitalizing secrets with you. Kweh! As always, the human condition is explored by the pair of us.  read

Rhymedown Spectacular: About The Drought


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Aug 21
Listen up, butt preserves! You're about to experience an awakening at the deft hands of your sexual magistrates, Jim n' Yahtzee! This week, the ZP MC is talking about droughts, while your red-tied fatty boom-boom gets emotional.  Fun times, up your holes! read
The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Oh for crying out funk! It's time for another bloody set of poems from those two British people who do talking about games sometimes! This week, Yahtzee talks about open worlds, while I discuss closed hearts. It is a time of hope and sorrow, in our heart's souls.  The human condition.  read feature

Rhymedown Spectacular: The Straw Beast


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Aug 07
This week, your good buddies Yahtzee n' Jim both take a turn for the horrific. There's a loving ode to Slender Man, coupled with the boasting of the nefarious Straw Beast. The eldritch terrors that lie within are not for the faint of heart.  You have been warned. Wooooaaaaahhhhhh! read

Rhymedown Spectacular: Pipes of Passion


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Jul 24
This week, both poems get pretty damn dark. Yahtzee talks of animals and crossings, while your ol' pal here tells a tale of passion and revenge.  There is a lot of emotion in these poems, and I think we all can learn a little bit about ourselves and the human condition, for God's sake.  read

Rhymedown Spectacular: Legacy of Rogues


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Jul 17
You remember last week when I said I've given up and I'll just start getting weird with my poems? So, that's happened now.  This week, Yahtzee pays tribute to Rogue Legacy, while I pay a different sort of tribute to a different sort of rogue. Because that's what I'm doing from now on, and I choose to blame everybody else. read

Rhymedown Spectacular: Confessions of a Game Reviewer


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Jul 10
Welcome to another episode of Rhymedown Spectacular, AKA Yahtzee Won This Week! Having grown accustomed to failing a competition that is not a competition, I think I'm gonna just start getting weird with these poems.  Not this week, though. This week you're invited to the Shooters Ball, and get to hear my darkest confessions. Enjoy! read

Rhymedown Spectacular: Games, Games, Everywhere


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Jul 03
Can you contain your excitement? It's time for another Rhymedown Spectacular with Yahtzee and ol' Jimmy! This week, Mr. Croshaw bans guns in the name of sanity, while I banish mediocrity to the Hell Pits where it belongs.  Oh, we are good at doing our word things. read
The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
It's time for your good friends Yahtzee n' Sterling to provide more lovely verse that you may have in your ears. This week, Yahtzee tells us all the things we can't do now, while I recite something with very deep metaphors that shall puzzle sages for eons.  There is no metaphor. read feature

Rhymedown Spectacular: Where The Hype Ends


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Jun 19
This week on Rhymedown Spectacular, Yahtzee turns his mind toward the wonderful world of limericks, while your ol' pal Jim Sterling tells a tale of a wandering cheese peddler.  As always, deep philosophical meaning and steamy commentary is hidden behind layers of beauty and elegance. You love every filthy second of it. read
The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
On this week's Rhymedown Spectacular, Yahtzee takes up the pirate life while I sing a bardic ditty for your pleasure. As you might expect, Microsoft and its Xbox One chicanery is a big part of the adventure.  Also, Jack Tretton is a folk hero. Poetry proves it. read feature

Rhymedown Spectacular: Loading Times


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
May 22
Gaming's sexiest wordsmiths are back once more with verse to melt your ear-holes. This week, we're talking about loading times and Sonic the Hedgehog. You cannot contain your excitement, for God's sake! As always, this is the best poetry in the world and you cannot argue with that. read
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Rhymedown Spectacular: The Quest Not Taken


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
May 15
Your ol' pals Jim and Yahtzee are back, and this week they're lending verse to Thief 4 and Animal Crossing. It's all very artistic stuff, and involves the human condition.  We are professional poets now, and we'll say this to all our dates when we go on dates with hot people.  read

Rhymedown Spectacular: To Game Or Not To Game


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
May 01
Time for more poetry from your best buddies, Jim n' Yahtzee. This week our literary brains pick on manly men's videogames and pay homage to Dark Souls.  Lovely writing, brutal sarcasm, and death. Lots of death. What's not to love? read

Rhymedown Spectacular: Quoth The Gamer


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Apr 24
Your ol' pals Jim and Yahtzee are back with some more poetic justice. This week, your ears can be teased with the tale of Always John and Fear's Farewell. They are poems, you see. About videogames.  Enjoy! read

Jim & Yahtzee's Rhymedown Spectacular!


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Apr 17
A few months back, I was chatting with Susan Arendt over at The Escapist about doing some sort of videogame poetry. It was a very vulgar idea. Yahtzee of Zero Punctuation was also mulling over a poetry-themed produ... read






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