The Geek Bravado Ramble

The Geek Bravado Ramble

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The Geek Bravado Ramble is an eclectic, relatively short, frequently posted commentary and discussion podcast by Parallax Abstraction. Touching on all kinds of topics from gaming to tech, news, politics, mental health, social issues and everything in between, expect unvarnished, sometimes unpopular but always informed and clickbait free opinions along with an open call for discussion. Like what I had to say? Tell me why! Don’t like it? Change my mind! Let’s ramble together! Join my Discord at http://discord.pxa.ca or hit me up on Twitter @PXAbstraction.


81 (October 21, 2019) - The 2019 Canadian Federal Election
Oct 21 • 35 min
It’s the day where Canadians choose who will next lead our federal government. I’ve been very conflicted when it comes to who gets my vote for a number of years now but this election will probably be my toughest choice yet, even though thanks to our…
80 (October 11, 2019) - The Latest Mixer Shakeup
Oct 11 • 31 min
Another minor panic about the future of the Mixer platform seems to be going through the community again and this was amplified by the surprise and rapid-fire announcements that both founders of the platform will be leaving Microsoft. I talk about not…
79 (October 9, 2019) - Blizzard, China & Hypocrisy
Oct 9 • 24 min
Blizzard recently banned a competitive Chinese Hearthstone player and withheld substantial prize money because he spoke out in support of Hong Kong protesters during a live broadcast. The Internet has exploded in response to this, more so than I would…
78 (October 7, 2019) - Impressions of Inside Bill’s Brain on Netflix
Oct 7 • 21 min
Another Netflix series popped on my radar recently and it caught my interests in technology and charity because it was about Microsoft founder Bill Gates. It wasn’t bad but not at all what I wanted. I give my impressions.
77 (September 19, 2019) - Justin Trudeau and Cancel Culture
Sep 19 • 23 min
Late in the evening of September 18, photos surfaced of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a brownface costume at a social function. This has caused no end of outrage from the press, general public and his opponents in out ongoing federal election…
76 (September 18, 2019) - Impressions of Children of Morta
Sep 18 • 30 min
Recently released after a long, Kickstarted development, Children of Morta is a Roguelite, fused with elements of ARPGs like Diablo, with a unique set of characters and a breathtaking presentation. I give my impressions after several hours of play.…
75 (Friday, September 13, 2019) - Impressions of River City Girls
Sep 13 • 25 min
A new entry in one of my favourite series in one of my favourite arcadey genres is upon us. The River City series dates all the way back to the NES and has passed through many developers over its history, which is longer than many realize. The latest…
74 (September 6, 2019) - Impressions of American Factory on Netflix
Sep 6 • 31 min
Another documentary has his Netflix and despite it’s title, it isn’t one about the factories in China that make almost everything we buy now, it’s about a Chinese company trying to setup a factory in the US. American Factory details this process with a…
73 (September 03, 2019) - My Concerta Dependence Experience
Sep 3 • 28 min
Earlier this month, I unexpectedly had to put a lot of my streams and other content on hold because I was so burned out. I originally thought it was because of work and other stresses but after some research, it appears to be not so much because of that…
72 (Aug. 16, 2019) - How Steam Needs to Improve
Aug 16 • 37 min
I’ve now devoted several episodes to (rightly) addressing a lot of the problems with the Epic Games Store and it’s general anti-consumer stance. Many have equated this to me just hating it because it’s not Steam. That couldn’t be further from the truth…
71 (August 7, 2019) - Guns & Culture
Aug 7 • 36 min
I largely avoided sounding off about the latest two mass shootings in the United States because I didn’t know what I could say without just repeating the same divisive talking points as everyone else. In this extra rambly episode, I try to discuss the…
70 (August 5, 2019) - Ooblets, Indie Developer Entitlement and Epic Exclusivity Economics
Aug 5 • 33 min
An indie game going Epic Games Store exclusive is sadly nothing new and while I’m as sick of podcast about this as everyone else, the spectacularly arrogant and entitled manner in which Glumberland, the developers of Ooblets chose to announce their…
69 (August 1, 2019) - Ninja Joining Mixer
Aug 1 • 29 min
A big bombshell was dropped in the streaming world today when it was announced that Ninja, one of the biggest streamers in the world, is leaving Twitch to exclusively join Mixer. No one saw this coming and while most people are generally welcome and…
68 (July 27, 2019) - Impressions of The Great Hack on Netflix
Jul 27 • 30 min
A new documentary about the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal recently came out on Netflix. While I do recommend reading up a bit on how the scandal happened before watching it, I think it does a good job of showcasing what happened and more…
67 (July 25, 2019) - The CBC and Video Games
Jul 25 • 21 min
On the morning of July 25th, the CBC published a story on two young fujitives who are currently running from accusations of murder. Despite them having no criminal or violent past, in a desperate attempt to keep a story in the headlines with no new…
66 (July 19, 2019) - Give Indies A Chance
Jul 19 • 30 min
Every time I see a Reddit or Twitter thread bemoaning the modern state of video games, it’s always talking about AAA titles like they’re the only games that exist. Almost without fail, every time I try to point out the entire world of creative,…
65 (July 12, 2019) - Impressions of Shakedown: Hawaii
Jul 12 • 25 min
Indie Showcase impressions video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAPMFUqbFnw If you buy the game on PC and are OK using the Epic Games Store, use Creator Tag PXAbstraction at checkout to help support my content. Shakedown: Hawaii is the latest effort…
64 (July 8th, 2019) - Ryzen 3000 Launch & Motherboard Pricing
Jul 8 • 28 min
The new AMD Ryzen 3000 line of CPUs has had a lot of hype behind it and based on reviews from its July 7th launch, it hasn’t disappointed. However, fewer are talking about the obscene prices the accompanying motherboards have. As someone who was planning…
63 (July 3rd, 2019) - “Influencer” and “Networking”
Jul 3 • 21 min
In the time I’ve been making YouTube videos and streaming, the term “influencer” to describe someone who makes content and “networking” to describe the act of community building, have both become common parlance. I really dislike the origins of these…
62 (June 23, 2019) - An Open Letter to CD Projekt About Cyberpunk 2077 Collector’s Edition Pre-Orders
Jun 23 • 6 min
This is the audio version of a written blog post that you can find, along with some extra links and images at https://geekbravado.com/?p=1232. CD Projekt recently opened pre-orders for the PC collector’s edition of Cyberpunk 2077. It was a complete…
61 (June 19, 2019) - Impressions of A Plague Tale: Innocence
Jun 19 • 22 min
A Plague Tale: Innocence is a new AA game from a small publisher and a studio that’s known for mostly licensed games and it kind of came out of nowhere without a ton of fanfare. It’s also my Game of the Year so far. Hear why I think you should definitely…
60 (June 18, 2019) - E3 2019 Impressions and The Year of the Subscription
Jun 18 • 36 min
Another year of E3 has come and gone and to my great surprise, a lot of people are calling it a disappointment. I talk about that, why I think E3’s relevance is returning as we enter the age of the “influencer” and how this year’s theme is definitely…
59 (June 12, 2019) - The Star Control Legal Mess Is Over
Jun 12 • 23 min
To the great surprise and happiness of many Star Control fans (myself included), it was announced yesterday that Stardock and Paul Reiche & Fred Ford have amicably settles the legal mess surrounding the rights to Star Control. Not only that but they did…
58 (June 7, 2019) - YouTube’s Latest Crisis
Jun 7 • 24 min
Yet another cataclysm is upon the YouTube creator community, as a public spat between two outrage warriors on opposite sides of the political spectrum has resulted in the platform quickly making sweeping rule changes, once again without any real clarity…
57 (June 5, 2019) - Jonathan Blow and Indie Creative Stagnation
Jun 5 • 24 min
In a recent interview, Jonathan Blow, creator of indie hits Braid, The Witness and also many a controversial opinion, stated that he believes indie games have creatively stagnated. I believe this viewpoint is based on some very reductive reasoning. I talk…
56 (May 30, 2019) - Epic’s Endgame
May 30 • 34 min
It’s yet another podcast on Epic Games but talking about something a little different this time. Rather than discuss the company’s latest screw-ups in their attempt to disrupt PC gaming retail, I’m talking more about what I think their eventual endgame is…
55 (May 29, 2019) - Living Through A Depressive Relapse
May 29 • 29 min
I recorded this podcast around a week before publishing it because I wasn’t sure if I wanted to put it out there but I’ve decided to. I suffer from Major Depressive Disorder and recently, had a major relapse due to a combination of stresses. I try (with I…
54 (May 4, 2019) - Removing Negative Noise
May 4 • 36 min
In the last while, I’ve taken it upon myself to remove some negativity from social media that was negatively impacting my mood and overall mental health. However, this week I realized that I was still getting a lot of that negative influence from other…
53 (April 25, 2019) - Bandai Namco: Breaking the Traditional AAA Model
Apr 25 • 25 min
Bandai Namco Entertainment is a really interesting company. They’re one of the original developers and publishers in video games and are very successful. Yet in recent years, I’ve noticed that despite this and being a public company, they’ve been doing…
52 (April 17, 2019) - Notre Dame and Priorities
Apr 17 • 20 min
The fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was a terrible tragedy and though it’s only a couple of days since it happened, wealthy people and corporations from around the world have already committed over a billion dollars to help fund its…
51 (April 10, 2019) - My Concerns About DLive
Apr 10 • 36 min
DLive is a new entry in the streaming world and it’s taking a different approach by allowing people to earn units of a new cryptocurrency by both streaming and just watching streams. They also just got PewDiePie to make them his exclusive streaming home,…
50 (April 8, 2019) - Impressions of Yoshi’s Crafted World
Apr 8 • 26 min
I had a chance to play the latest entry in Nintendo’s series of casual, artful platformers with my lady friend this weekend. We had a great time and it even convinced her to go out and buy her own Switch! While Yoshi’s Crafted World is still an excellent…
49 (April 5, 2019) - Review Bombing & Defending Big Business
Apr 5 • 24 min
Rejoice, it’s yet another podcast on the Epic Games Store! Well, kind of. With the announcement that Borderlands 3 will be a 6 month exclusive, a number of people have been review bombing the previous Borderlands games on Steam, as they also did with…
48 (April 4th, 2019) - Metro Series Spoilercast feat. WereTiger
Apr 4 • 84 min
WARNING: If it wasn’t clear already, this will spoil the story of Metro video game series! My good friend WereTiger and I both recently finished Metro: Exodus, after replaying the Redux versions of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light beforehand. We’re both…
40 (Mar. 6, 2019) - Impressions of Crackdown 3
Apr 2 • 28 min
Crackdown 3 finally released recently on the Xbox One, PC and on Xbox Game Pass. This new iteration was announced near the Xbox One launch and has had a very long and troubled development, with multiple developer changes and huge, repeated delays. Now…
47 (April 1, 2019) - My PAX East 2019 Experience
Apr 1 • 32 min
PAX East 2019 has come and gone and even though it was only my second PAX (after South from this year, which I have other episodes on), it was an experience unique both for myself and probably for many others. I had the privilege of not only going with a…
46 (Mar. 27, 2019) - Eastern Bloc Game Makers
Mar 27 • 26 min
Have just finished Metro: Exodus, I got to thinking about the many games over the years that hardcore players fondly remember and that were made in former Soviet states. Games from these developers are very distinctive, both technically and in their…
45 (Mar. 21, 2019) - Turning 40
Mar 21 • 18 min
I officially turned 40 the day I recorded this podcast. Many people make a big deal out of these milestone birthdays and I suppose I am too since I’m recording a podcast about it. Truthfully though, I’ve always thought that your age is just a number and…
44 (Mar. 20, 2019 - Thoughts on Google’s Stadia Game Streaming Service
Mar 20 • 30 min
Yesterday, Google entered the game distribution ring by announcing Stadia, a new all-streaming based gaming service. It aims to differentiate itself by utilizing new technologies and Google’s goliath-like cloud computing presence. Many have been extolling…
43 (Mar. 18, 2019) - Impressions of Formula 1: Drive to Survive on Netflix
Mar 20 • 24 min
My lady friend and I had Formula 1: Drive to Survive come up in Netflix recommendations and as both of us like cars and I had a new 4K OLED TV to break in, we checked it out. Aside from being an audio-visual jaw dropper, it’s overall a pretty well made…
42 (Mar. 13, 2019) - Sony Potentially Buying Take-Two/Rockstar
Mar 18 • 26 min
A rumour came out of left field today that Sony might be buying Take-Two Interactive Software, parent company of 2K Games and more importantly, Rockstar Games. At time of recording, the rumour had been said to be likely inaccurate but nonetheless, I…
41 (Mar. 8, 2019) - Valve’s Inconsistent Curation
Mar 8 • 31 min
Valve recently pulled a disgusting game a out rape from Steam before release, after a large scale condemnation. The problem is, it had been listed for some time prior to this and has many people talking about their wildly inconsistent (and poorly stated)…
39 (Mar. 1, 2019) - A Different Take On the SNC-Lavalin Affair
Mar 1 • 26 min
A scandal has rocked Canadian politics this week, involving a very large and powerful engineering company in the country, a bribery scandal and alleged political interference from the top echelons of our federal government. This is far from the first…
Episide 38 (Feb 27. 2019) - The THQ Nordic 8chan Mishap
Feb 27 • 18 min
THQ Nordic PR did a really stupid thing yesterday: They decided to host an AMA on 8chan. Shortly after announcing this, the Internet Outrage Brigade came down hard on them, the AMA was cancelled and the rep apologized by name, claiming he didn’t know what…
37 (Feb 26.2019) - SLI & RGB, WTF?
Feb 26 • 32 min
Thanks to my friend Real Caustic being awesome, I was recently given a chance to upgrade to an SLI video card setup for free. It was so frustrating and useless, that I actually gave it back. Along the way, I also discovered that for all its bling and…
36 (Feb. 22, 2019) - The Latest YouTube Adpocalypse
Feb 22 • 23 min
YouTube has once again found itself dealing with an advertiser pullout over a controversy that has received mainstream media attention. As usual, they’ve responded to it by overreacting and putting policies in place that stand to severely hurt creators,…
35 (Feb. 19, 2019) - The 2019 Rainbow 6 Invitational
Feb 19 • 25 min
The 2019 Rainbow 6 Invitational was this past weekend and I went with Real Caustic and WereTiger. This was the first E-Sports event that I’ve ever attended and more than that, I’ve just never really paid attention to E-Sports in any capacity before this,…
34 (Feb. 13, 2019) - A Response to Colin Moriarty’s Game Industry Unionization Video
Feb 13 • 38 min
Earlier this week, Colin Moriarty’s CLS Side Quest YouTube series, posted an episode about the increasing calls for the video game industry to unionize. Colin is no fan of unions and wanted to provide a counterpoint to the union drum beating being done in…
33 (Feb. 7, 2019) - The Potential Motivations Behind The Escapist’s Ethics Editorial
Feb 7 • 32 min
The new “Volume 2” of The Escapist gaming web site is on fire right now. A site whose previous incarnation failed drowning in controversy, it’s once again embroiled in it, due to a poorly written article from it’s Editor-In-Chief and prolific games writer…
32 (Feb. 6, 2019) - Initial Impressions of Apex Legends
Feb 6 • 25 min
Earlier this week, EA and Respawn Entertainment launched a new battle royale game called Apex Legends, completely out of nowhere and to everyone’s surprise. It’s a game set in the Titanfall universe, except it doesn’t have titans or Titanfall’s advanced…
31 (Feb. 4, 2019) - Updated Anthem Impressions from the Open Demo (Beta)
Feb 4 • 32 min
The Anthem demo (which is still very much a beta) went open for everyone this past weekend. After having a miserable time with the “VIP Demo”, I got to play through all the demo content with a good crew of people. I had a great time and an more bullish on…
30 (Feb. 1, 2019) - The Bankruptcy Pecking Order
Feb 1 • 23 min
A recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling decreed that in the case of a bankrupt oil company, cleaning up the oil wells they left behind should take financial penalty over their investors. In corporate bankruptcies, investors and bankers are normally are…
30 (Jan 30., 2019) - My Mental Health Story for #BellLetsTalk
Jan 30 • 37 min
#BellLetsTalk day is a social media initiative run by Bell, Canada’s largest telecartel, to attempt to destigmatize mental illness. After talking a little bit about the initiative and how Bell’s business practices aren’t really in keeping with the spirit,…
29 (Jan. 29, 2019) - The Growing Divide Over the Epic Games Store
Jan 29 • 36 min
RANT WARNING Yet another big upcoming PC game release has gone exclusive to the Epic Games Store and as seems to be inevitable in gaming now, battle lines are being drawn between the people who dislike Epic’s new platform and their practice of buying…
28 (Jan. 28, 2019) - My Limited Impressions of the Anthem VIP Demo (Beta)
Jan 28 • 34 min
The Anthem VIP Demo was available this past weekend for those who pre-ordered, had Origin Access Premier or knew someone in the beta who was willing to give up one of their 3 Friend Pass codes. I got to play a little of it, mostly because the servers were…
27 (Jan. 24, 2019) - A Different Take On the Gillette Ad
Jan 24 • 21 min
You’ve probably heard of the recent ad from Gillette that attempted to counter traditional stereotypes about masculinity and invited men to improve themselves, in an attempt to sell overpriced razors. Like many, I am very much not a fan of the ad or the…
26 (Jan. 23, 2019): My First PAX (Day 2 & 3)
Jan 23 • 36 min
My first time at PAX is done and what a time it was! I ended up not being able to record with anyone else and did this episode after getting home (I explain why) and talk about some other developers I saw at the show and also how meeting so many…
25 (Jan. 19, 2019) - My First PAX (Day 0 & 1)
Jan 19 • 31 min
In this very late night recording, I talk about my experience getting to PAX and my first day at the show, shilling hardcore to indie developers for theSHED. It’s been an incredible couple of days, for reasons even I didn’t expect and I go over why. More…
24 (Jan. 16, 2019) - Going to PAX South & My New Mindset
Jan 16 • 28 min
The day after I post this, I’m heading to PAX South, which will not only be my first PAX but my first gaming show in my new role as Developer Relations Envoy for theSHED. A very short time ago, this would have been a terrifying prospect for me. Now, it’s…
19 (Jan. 1, 2019) - Games From 2018 You Should Try
Jan 15 • 35 min
Happy New Year! Another crazy year is in the books and as I like to do around this time, I wanted to talk about games from the past year that I really enjoyed and that I think you might as well. I used to do a top 10 list but couldn’t this year as I…
23 (Jan. 11, 2019) - Bungie Splitting from Activision
Jan 11 • 25 min
In a surprise announcement on January 10, Bungie announced that they are ending mutually ending what was supposed to be a 10 year publishing partnership with Activision for the Destiny franchise. Many erroneously assume they Bungie was actually owned by…
22 (Jan. 7, 2019) - The Star Control Legal Mess (Part 2)
Jan 7 • 31 min
I highly recommend listening to the prior episode on this first: https://anchor.fm/geekbravado/episodes/Episode-20-Jan-2—-2019—-The-Star-Control-Legal-Mess-e2s7mq Since I recorded my original episode on this issue, Paul Reiche & Fred Ford have finally…
21 (Jan 4., 2019) - Ontario’s New Distracted Driving Penalties
Jan 4 • 19 min
On January 1, 2019, Ontario introduced significantly harsher penalties for distracted driving. However, they for some reason decided that only “using your phone” and certain derivatives of that should qualify for these penalties, which similarly dangerous…
20 (Jan 2., 2019) - The Star Control Legal Mess
Jan 2 • 31 min
Star Control II from the 90s if my favourite game of all-time and recently, Stardock Entertainment released a spiritual successor called Star Control: Origins, that is among my favourite games of 2018. Starting late in the game’s development, the original…
18 (Dec. 31, 2018) - Twitch’s #Adgate
Dec 31, 2018 • 23 min
Twitch is currently facing heavy backlash from a lot of their creators and viewers because they are running pre-roll ads for Ninja’s New Year’s Eve stream on other channels, including other partners. I talk about why I think this is a bad look and a…
17 (Dec. 29, 2018) - Streamer Vigilantes
Dec 29, 2018 • 23 min
Today, I awoke to an unexpected new controversy involving the discovery that a partnered Mixer streamer is apparently, a convicted sexual predator, one that has served their time but is on a registry. Several other prominent Mixer streamers (including at…
Special Episode: My Content Plans for 2019
Dec 27, 2018 • 35 min
This is the audio version of a YouTube vlog that can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOuJ9j2dvbM. I talk a about the year that was and what my content plans are for 2019, including Mixer, YouTube, this podcast and some other things. This is a…
16 (Dec. 24, 2018): The Next AAA Game Industry Crash
Dec 24, 2018 • 26 min
A few major AAA game releases have failed pretty hard this year. As a result, many commentators and forum posters are hand-wringing about this being a sign of another impending video game crash, something we haven’t seen since the 80s but which is…
15 (Dec. 21, 2018): Facebook vs. Google
Dec 21, 2018 • 26 min
Facebook has had a near non-stop wave of scandals in 2018 and a growing number of poeple are telling people to quit the site. At the same time, a lot of these discussions inevitably turn to people going “Well you use Google and they’re just as bad!” As…
14 (Dec. 20, 2018): Canada’s Oil Crisis
Dec 20, 2018 • 25 min
The Canadian oil industry is in a crisis right now, due to plummeting crude prices, problems transporting their product to market and some major battles going on between different levels of government. Now our federal leaders have announced a taxpayer…
13 (12/19/2018): The Dying(?) Games Press
Dec 19, 2018 • 22 min
For a number of years now, we’ve kept hearing people say that the traditional gaming press web sites are dying, both because of the rise of YouTube and streaming and because their business model now largely seems to be based around attacking their…
12 (12/18/2018): The Future of Blizzard
Dec 18, 2018 • 25 min
Blizzard has made a number of recent business moves that have upset their user base. Their “Apple of Gaming” sheen is starting to tarnish and many see the influence of their previously arms-length overloards at Activision seeming in and turning this…
11 (12/17/2018): The Politics of Patreon
Dec 17, 2018 • 21 min
This past week, Patreon banned controversial YouTuber Sargon of Akkad from their platform, seemingly without explanation. This has caused a huge backlash from their user base and it’s hurting many creators with no dog in the fight, as many people pull all…
10 (12/15/2018): YouTube Rewind & Advertising
Dec 15, 2018 • 23 min
The latest YouTube Rewind is the second-most downvoted video in the platform’s history, on its way to being the most. I heard an interesting vlog on the subject and about the state of YouTube’s constant attempt to pander to advertisers, at the expense of…
9 (12/14/2018): Naming and Shaming Drunk Drivers
Dec 14, 2018 • 18 min
The Toronto Police Service recently started publicly posted names of people who were charged with (but not convicted of) impaired driving and Ottawa is considering doing the same. I have some real issues with this from a justice perspective and I talk…
8 (12/13/2018): The Snip
Dec 13, 2018 • 32 min
Just a warning up front that this episode deals with some medical things and while not graphic or anything, if you’re squeamish about that stuff, you might want to avoid it. I got a vasectomy this week. I don’t have any kids, have never really wanted them…
7 (12/12/2018): The Epic Games Store’s Shaky Start
Dec 12, 2018 • 26 min
NOTE: Make sure to listen to the end as some more information came to light since the initial recording and there’s an addendum that talks about it. Mere days ago, I talked about the launch of the new Epic Games Store and how it could finally be the…
6 (11/12/2018): The Game Awards Analysis with InfiniKnight (Part 2 - Announcements)
Dec 11, 2018 • 45 min
I decided to take this experiment a bit further and do a collaboration episode with my good buddy InfiniKnight. We chat about The Game Awards and what we thought of the awards themselves, as well as the flurry of announcements that came out and give our…
5 (10/12/2018): The Game Awards Analysis with InfiniKnight (Part 1 - Awards)
Dec 10, 2018 • 66 min
I decided to take this experiment a bit further and do a collaboration episode with my good buddy InfiniKnight. We chat about The Game Awards and what we thought of the awards themselves, as well as the flurry of announcements that came out and give our…
4 (09/12/2018): Going Caffeine Free for ADHD
Dec 9, 2018 • 22 min
Earlier this year, I was diagnosed with ADHD and have been managing depression and anxiety for most of my life. In attempting to treat the ADHD, I was running into some major roadblocks. However, after talking with a friend, I discovered that caffeine,…
3 (12/07/2018): Thoughts On Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Dec 7, 2018 • 27 min
Shadow of the Tomb Raider came out only a short time ago but has already been deeply discounted multiple times and seems to be somewhat of a flop. As a far of the previous two “new” Tomb Raider games, I was also pretty disappointed by it and in this…
2 (12/06/2018): Battlefield V’s Revisionist History
Dec 6, 2018 • 18 min
The War Stories campaign in the latest Battlefield game has been shown to be taking some creative liberties with the historical record, seemingly in order to push a modern progressive ideaology. I talk about this revelation, why I think it matters in the…
1 (12/05/2018): The Epic Games Store
Dec 5, 2018 • 13 min
Epic Games surprised everyone by announcing that they’re getting into the digital distribution game, with a new service that will give away free games throughout 2019 and offers a much better revenue split with game developers than the industry standard.…
0 (12/4/2018): What is this?
Dec 4, 2018 • 12 min
Welcome to the Geek Bravado Ramble! What the heck, PX is making yet more content and didn’t even really talk about it beforehand? Weird, right? This is the pilot for a new experimental podcast idea I’m trying out. The audio’s rough and the presentation’s…