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Cheat Codes Ep. 84: Horse Latitudes

Rob Auten, professional game writer and consultant (Battlefield: Hardline, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, Gears of War: Judgement), joins us for a whimsical jaunt right to the heart of the FBI’s new anti-radicalism game, Peter...


Cheat Codes Ep. 83: Shut Up

Web columnist and game dev Brian White (TAY, Current Digital) joins us this week to go over his latest piece about playing HALO for the first time. He helps us out as we dissect blanket positivity in gaming criticism and we t...


Cheat Codes Podcast Ep. 82: Rock Block

Our buddy Alex Baard (Due Process project lead) returns to join in the conversation about Impostor Syndrome, a mobile app thats supposed to help ADHD sufferers, and the Steam curators ‘The Cut-Content Police.’ We’re in fine form ...


Cheat Codes Podcast Ep. 81: Tame a Horse

Davis Standley, Respawn Game Designer joins us from sunny California. We come to terms with our college days by investigating the Minecraft Education Edition, sharing our best rage quit stories and eye-balling the blurring line between movi...


Cheat Codes Podcast Ep. 80: Footlong

Kevin Katona, game designer at Wargaming.net joins us this week to ponder ESPN finally committing to eSports, earning class credit for playing video games (in Norway), and software pirates getting sad about PC games getting too tough to cra...


Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 79: Game Fax

Alexandra Lucas joins us in the studio to tell us about her new job as a game writer for Plarium games which will require a relocation to Ukraine! She helps us make sense of Hasbro’s reasoning for leaving Rey out of The Force Awakens ...


Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 78: Shampanya!

It’s the end of 2015! We get the core panel together, discuss #NewYearsResolutionsIn5Words, pour some champers and rattle off our favorite games of the year. We follow it up with an examination of the Valve DoS attack over Ch...


Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 77: Schwartzmas

Associate Producer at Bungie, Samir Patel is back with us in the studio this week to go over how all the VR makers are helping solve each others problems to establish a successful market. We also examine Microso...


On the next PStoid: Meanderbot!

Our guest as seen in widescreen PStoid is going to be doing its first episode of 2016 this weekend. We will be joined by none other than Meanderbot who over the years has contributed a heck of a lot to this community, too much to link ...


Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 76: Vonderloost

Our old friend Nate Hitchcock joins us in the studio to talk about his work at Soulbound Studios on their MMORPG Chronicles of Elyria. He gets back in the mix pretty quick as we hash out topics like game design at sea, t...


Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 75: Exchange Rate

Alice Taplin, UK Content Assistant at audioBoom and host of the “Double Tap” gaming podcast joins us this week, all the way from merry old England.  We go over all the Final Fantasy VII remake news, Nintendo’s...


Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep 74: Mmm Sous-vide

We welcome the return of Fingered developer and game trailer auteur, James Id!  He brings his perspective along to help us break down the new multi-billion dollar Breaththrough Energy Coalition, the story behind ...


A New PStoid For Your Enjoyment with Guest Jack Shadow!

Sorry to barge in on you Dtoid, you weren't expecting us were you?After a short, unplanned sorta hiatus, PStoid is coming back for a new episode this weekend! Of course, we were never really gone. We'll also be posting the last episode (#34...


Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 73: Stay Classy

Happy early Thanksgiving everybody! We’re back to the core panel this week to ring in the holiday season. We break down the testimonials from old Nintendo “Powerline” workers, the implications of the new Valve Steam Sale plans and Ma...


Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 68: FascistWindPasser05

Alexandra Lucas is in the studio with us this week as we speculate on the new Nintendo NX rumors, the deserved success of Undertale and that odd survey that Riot is using on their League of Legends players. We round it all out with our usua...


PStoid Episode 33: Halloween Spooktacular!

Here's what happened in our Halloween Episode!On this special Halloween themed episode of PStoid: Nanashi loves Slender The Arrival, Neal wants to commit front yard property damage, Mike is surprised Yugioh is still a thing and special gue...


Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 67: Jello Shots

Consider this episode an early Christmas present from us to you! Bungie Assoc. Producer Samir Patel joins us again to talk about the new Destiny micro-transactions, VR Porn vs. Real Sex and the obviousness of a placebo effect in gaming. For...




oh shit waddup Im actually writing something


oh shit waddup Im actually writing something


Late night status:




The great mysteries of life: What happens when we die? Is there a god? Why hasnt The Purge franchise been turned into a roguelike?


Happy Birthday to MeanderBot and a groovy one dudes!


Against all logic, I have completed my latest writing project and am somehow ahead of What the hell am I supposed to do for the rest of December?



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Just wanted to say a quick thanks to Gaijknight for bringing up Ergo Made me realize its been quite a few years since Ive watched Well I know what Im doing for the next couple nights :)

Mike Sounders

My super robot wars son


The only restaurant that makes tacos worse than Del Taco is buying Del Taco


Rip my work I have worked so much that I have to take unpaid time They are rolling it in during this month so while I get a longer break, I make less Time to sell I


Whats your favorite piece of music of the year? Its been a great year (Guilty Gear, NieRmastered, etc) but the combination of this Chicory piece and gameplay kinda hit different for me


Its done! All trophies, a testament to the quality of the game (because the trophies themselves are pretty damn grindy!)


“Bad guy, 12 0’clock!” “Current time is irrelevant!” I love this game and I want a sequel


nearly four hours in queue and all I got was this lousy error message


I was fortunate enough to rewarch Sweeney Todd recently and the tone is so strange and Like the characters, it shifts between unnatural whimsy and Highly recommend, with the caveat it is very Tim Burton in


Happy birthday Vesalius and Hope you both have a great season and get lots of


Oh, and Im still doing Now Im fighting the Phantom Cloak boss with 15 missiles and no charge beam, because thats a lot of fun (not fun)

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Disqus is acting a little weird I keep clicking on the close option but it keeps pulling me to the Anyone else having the same issue?


Never heard of the ainme before but watched a ainme called Monster lately and 9 episodes in and its very entertaining if a bit too slow just at the English dub is kinda eh nice to watch a more down to earth serious


Happy birthday to MeanderBot and Vesalius, you guys are the real

Spiders For Sale

You climb down from the insect’s body to begin searching the room for a Taking another good look at the chaos, you expect it to take a while and let out a Then you begin digging through the piles of books and trash like a


Gonna fire up Infinites MP later today for the first time to sort of benchmark the Need to feel really confident before buying any AAA release at Image


Seen at




Game pitch: a Ghost Trick like game but with JoJo


This is genuinely one of the weirdest promotions Ive ever seen and Im here for Guess Im getting Thai on Thursday


Im on Where are you?


What comes after Butterfly 3000? Butterfly 3001 of course! 16/21 tracks, remixed coming next Apparently theyre still on track for three albums this year These guys have to take a break at some point


Endwalkers story Thats one thatll be haunting my thoughts for a long

Spiders For Sale

To you right, a small river flows away from the tower and as you stretch your head a little bit out of the window you can spot the ridges of low, green You look down and see the towers entrance door, reminding you of the


Happy birthday to MeanderBot and Vesalius!


The post office is a revolving door for me this Been there more times than work this month based on present shipping, stuff thats selling, and secret


Damn work travel is hitting right when Halo comes Looking at my calendar, looks like I really wont be able to dig in until early Guess this month is gonna be all SMTV for me!


Its crazy how Christmas is so widely loved and yet theres so few games set during the holidays, like Shenmue 1, Yakuza 1/2/5, Parasite Eve, Dead Rising 4, those are the only ones I can think

Spiders For Sale

In order to reach the window, you have to climb on the giant millipede’s body and thankfully it does not Outside, below the waning moon whose acquaintance you had previously already made, wide fields and forests stretch as far as the eye can


I really hope we get some info on Fallen Order 2 this December, playing Guardians reminded me of Fallen Order as they are both tightly build single player experiences with fun gameplay and just enough replay I need more Souls lightsaber fencing!


Blessedmas 6: Rise of the Dawn of the Planet of the Blessed


How does one extract a tooth brush bristle out of your gums


Unpacking is a top-tier multi-player game in the same way Until Dawn Great indirect If youve got an SO or just a good friend to play it with, Id recommend The main theme slaps,


Happy belated birthday to fantastic community members Vesalius and This place is a rich tapestry of personalities and you two Thank you both for being here and sharing your words and thoughts and talents with

Whispering Willow

I just had this very upset


The Cowboy Bebop Netflix series and the new Resident Evil movie are of the rankest smelling Atrocious in every way The Hawkeye series on the other hand is great!


Since people are talking Halo, heres a link to a blog I wrote a couple years It was about how 343 fundamentally didnt understand the Master Im so curious if theyve learned since


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If youre jumping on the Halo bandwagon (and have fun if you are!) Im popping the latest thread from the 343 CM in the comments Jesus, Halo Infinite is a cluster fuck at the