Author Archives: The Dweeb Jar

Where Have I Been?

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It’s been almost a year since I last posted something here. The reason I even thought to write this article is because I saw that the domain is being renewed. If you followed my work, you might have wondered where I’ve been. Or, you might have forgotten that I ever wrote about games and this article is just now reminding you. Either way, I just wanted to give a quick update, because my goal is to start writing again. Just so you know though, it’s going to be a bit different now. Continue reading

When You’re Bad at a Game You Love

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During the Steam Summer sale, I bought Hyper Light Drifter. It’s been on my wishlist for quite some time and now seemed as good a time as any to pick it up. It’s a gorgeous game. The art, audio, and animation are just astounding. That might seem extreme, but for me, it checks off all the boxes. The only problem is, I’m pretty bad at the game. In fact, I just rage quit and decided to write this. So what do you do when you love a game, but you just can’t get through it? Continue reading

Day of the Tentacle – The Return of a Classic

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When I saw that Day of the Tentacle was going to be Double Fine’s next point and click remaster project, I was excited and intrigued. Their last remaster, Grim Fandango, ended up being my all-time favorite game. Naturally, I had high hopes for the game. While it hasn’t taken the top spot on my list of favorite games, it certainly brought back some great point and click nostalgia. Continue reading

Overwatch (Beta) – First Impressions

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Over this past weekend, I spent some time with Blizzard’s new online hero shooter, Overwatch. It’s a genre I generally don’t play, but something about it just looked appealing. I decided to download and try it out on PC and PS4. I’m glad I did, because Overwatch is a fun shooter with some deep character mechanics and a high replay value. This is definitely one to look out for. Continue reading