Monthly Archives: October 2017

A Brief Rant about Poorly Scaled Difficulty and Shitty Stream Interface Design

This video is a two fold rant in part about how incredibly difficult the “medium” difficulty of Wolfenstein 2 is coupled with how the Xbox’s piss poor streaming interfaces make games like this even harder by obscuring important information. Since … Continue reading

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The Mandatory Halloween Episode of The OrNERDnary Podcast

Welcome to the first annual OrNERDnary Podcast Halloween episode! Obviously we are days away from Halloween and that means all content creators are more or less obligated to make their stuff “spooky” or appropriately themed for the season. Today we’re … Continue reading

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PolyNerdic Play Test: Slayaway Camp: The Butcher’s Cut

Do you like cheesy slasher flicks from the 80s? Do you like puzzle games? Have you ever wanted to see both those things smashed together into an amusing and adorable puzzle game that has you slaughtering campers and counselors like … Continue reading

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PolyNerdic Review: SteamWorld Dig 2

This weekend I found myself with an abundance of “free time” and no Xbox to play because my children had commandeered the system to play their favorite colorful, loot box collecting, character driven team based shooter. While I enjoy watching … Continue reading

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PolyNerdic Plays: Tacoma

As the big studios seem to be pushing us ever harder towards a world wherein “games as a service” are the norm and story heavy games become rarer and rarer I hope the smaller studios continue to put out smaller, … Continue reading

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PolyNerdic Play Test: SteamWorld Dig 2

Sometimes boredom leads to great discoveries. Such as my boredom earlier today leading me to “discover” that SteamWorld Dig 2 in the PS4 marketplace. Having not played the original I could only go on the videos I have watched of … Continue reading

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Episode #20 of The OrNERDnary Podcast Has Arrived

Back at it with a full length episode after last week’s personal debacle and the rally couldn’t have come at a better (or worse) time. EA makes an incredibly boneheaded move and closes Visceral Games, cancelling the Amy Hennig led … Continue reading

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