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Simulate your very own fantasy universe: Looking at a decade of Dwarf Fortress

Simulate your very own fantasy universe: Looking at a decade of Dwarf Fortress

Dwarf Fortress is one of the most ambitious and non-traditional games being developed in the modern era. It’s essentially the closest you can get to a 'free will' simulator when interacting with a computer. On the surface, it looks like...

July 26, 2016 Tyson O'Ham

420 Character Reviews: Human: Fall Flat (9.3)

420 Character Reviews: Human: Fall Flat (9.3)

Grab physics by its complicated hand and guide yourself to solve the puzzles found only in your dreams. Human: Fall Flat is an amusing game with puzzles that aren’t too hard and it still manages to maintain a great level...

July 25, 2016 Fabian Funez

Phantasmal: Evolving Terror and Mental Instability

Phantasmal: Evolving Terror and Mental Instability

We were gifted a trash bag full of books when I was around 9 years old by some nice people who had no clue of the value in books. In it there was a Spanish book of ghost stories. I...

July 22, 2016 Fabian Funez

SIGN UP for the TSG #11 Qualifying Tournament held 07/23 at Compassesh

SIGN UP for the TSG #11 Qualifying Tournament held 07/23 at Compassesh

The world may be spinning wildly out of control, but you can always rest assure that when The Stoned Gamer Tournament takes place, everything suddenly becomes crystal clear. We are the haven inside a world of illogical nonsense. When you...

July 22, 2016 Zeus Tipado

Games To Play Coming Down From Your Favorite Psychotropic Substance

Games To Play Coming Down From Your Favorite Psychotropic Substance

There's not a insignificant amount of time after any encounter with the more powerful plant teachers, when you’re filled with nervous energy, but the other, more desirable effects have all but left you. Whether you value entheogens for their recreational...

July 19, 2016 Tyson O'Ham

The System Shock Linux Demo Has Restored My Faith in Kickstarter and Cyberpunk

The System Shock Linux Demo Has Restored My Faith in Kickstarter and Cyberpunk

I’m vocally skeptical of anything that gets put into Kickstarter and belched out with successful funding, and especially so with games. For every Pillars of Eternity, Wasteland 2, and Planescape: Torment, it seems like we get ten Ouyas, Mighty No...

July 18, 2016 Tyson O'Ham

Discover who you are with Absolver's 3-on-3 online melee action

Discover who you are with Absolver's 3-on-3 online melee action

You wouldn’t believe the amount of impetuous climate I’ve been dealing with here in Clearlake, Texas. It was like that one Married With Children episode where the English town is in eternal darkness until all the male Bundy’s are slain...

July 16, 2016 Fabian Funez

Stress test your rig in the most psychedelic way imaginable

Stress test your rig in the most psychedelic way imaginable

Overclocking goes hand in hand with building a PC these days, and a big part of that is verifying that your CPU will run out-of-factory spec properly after doing so. It’ll save you a lot of hassle later on if...

July 16, 2016 Tyson O'Ham

SUPER HIGH SCORE: Stoned Pokemon Episode is Out NOW

SUPER HIGH SCORE: Stoned Pokemon Episode is Out NOW

Most of you remember The Art of Getting Stoned And Staying Awake For a 24-Hour Pokemon Tournament in which I got entirely too high and tried to navigate through the social labyrinth of Pokemon and its trainers. Well that article...

July 15, 2016 Zeus Tipado

Vice's Motherboard Is Making Us All Look Bad

Vice's Motherboard Is Making Us All Look Bad

The opinion that more traditional game journalism is on the way out is a very popular one with YouTube influencers and the younger people involved in the hobby. I can’t say I agree with it for a number of reasons...

July 15, 2016 Tyson O'Ham

420 Character Reviews: Rot Gut (8.8)

420 Character Reviews: Rot Gut (8.8)

Rot Gut makes prohibition violence is the best way to facilitate relaxation between bong hits. Providing a grimy atmosphere to the era known as the Roaring 20s, become an agent out to gun down the gangsters who want to make...

July 13, 2016 Fabian Funez

Wrap up of the TSG #9 Qualifying Tournament held 07/10 at Local Sesh

Wrap up of the TSG #9 Qualifying Tournament held 07/10 at Local Sesh

After eight intense qualifying tournaments of the 2016 Stoned Gamer Season, we've wrapped up Groups A and B of the Grand Finale Stoned Gamer Tournament which will be held at the end of the year. Now with our ninth qualifying...

July 11, 2016 Zeus Tipado

Runescape's Chronicle is a Refreshingly Original Online Card Game

Runescape's Chronicle is a Refreshingly Original Online Card Game

I’ve been a fan of trading card games, online or otherwise, from about the time I started reading onward. I played Pokemon competitively as a kid, moved on to MTG and Yu-Gi- Oh! Once I could afford it, and jumped...

July 10, 2016 Tyson O'Ham

Abandon Reality and Replace it with Pokemon Go

Abandon Reality and Replace it with Pokemon Go

We greatly under appreciate what our phones can do now. You might use your phone to receive and spread local gossip, or, you might pull out your smartphone to take pictures that nobody wants to see. I mean it, I...

July 10, 2016 Fabian Funez

The Macabre World of Limbo, a Retrospective

The Macabre World of Limbo, a Retrospective

It has been almost six years to the day since the release of the side-scrolling platformer Limbo, the Playdead studios creation that puts players in control of a young boy who works his way through a perilous expanse of puzzles...

July 8, 2016 Adam Conklin

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