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Let’s Play: Battletech

Oh the awesome! High octane, concentrated ALL CAPS AWESOME! It has been three years in the making but here it is, BATTLETECH by Paradox Interactive and Harebrained Schemes LLC. I just had to sit down and do a quick skirmish game. There will be many more of those skirmishes in the …

Lockheed Shooting Star

F-80 „Vulture“ Fighter Jet for Fallout: New Vegas

Oh my word! (Actually, I wanted to use a different expletive) I have found this concept or trial video for a mod for Falout: New Vegas, a beautiful up-weaponed  F-80 Shooting Star, named  „Vulture“:   Alas, this video is already from 2016 and although the creator is an active member …

Radio Retrofuture Radio Station

Radio Retrofuture goes Fallout

Public Service Announcement! Radio Retrofuture goes Fallout with own Radiostation! My friend Bonsart Bokel of Radio Retrofuture fame is hosting 12 days of Fallout-related awesomeness. From 20th December 2017  to 31st December 2017 there will be a ton of stuff going on, including an Aethercast and his very own Fallout …

This is not Fallout: Miss Atomic Bomb

For all its retrofuturistic appeal, awesome gameplay, fantastic graphics, and stunning storytelling and in-game universe, Fallout is/was for a time very much the real world.  At least as far as the aesthetics and sheer enthusiasm for the atomic bomb are concerned. Case in point: Miss Atomic Bomb. Yes, this used …

Pre-Convention Anxiety

It is that time of the year again: The RPC in Cologne is coming up in three weeks and I am having a case of pre-convention anxiety. To be more specific, I have a case of not-being-able-to-go anxiety. I have lready purchased the ticket and everything, I have my NCR …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #44: Nerdy Hobbies, Cosplay, Teachers, and Cosplaying Teachers

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean44.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:23 — 10.4MB) | EmbedToday’s Non-Euclidean Æthercast is a happy rant about my experiences as a teacher when you teach children who are also gamers and cosplayers. All in all it is a win-win: Pupils are more attentive if they like a …