Tom Tag

Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death is a game starring Marlow Briggs and a mask of death. It is difficult to summarize the self-awareness and joy that this game finds in it's niche of over-the-top action and absurdity. With it's God of War style...

It's Guess Who, but it's got a sexually implicit name and is maybe a commentary on capital punishment? Frank hosts this 2015 game by the team who brought you Super Meatboy and The Binding of Isaac is...

This week we dive back into the 90s childhood of Apple II games, among the Oregon Trail's and Number/Word Munchers, you might have played a business sim called DinoPark Tycoon. This very early theme park managing game taught children the value of income and expense...

This week we look back to one of the most unique games of 2009, Zeno Clash. From Chilean developer ACE Team comes an extremely unique punk fantasy first person fighter. It's tough to be creative in this space, to break out of the Tolkein-verse, to...

This week we take a run at running a slower life, the life of a modern day farmer. Will this simulator give us the pure unadulterated farming experience? Or is it another one of those farming sims that give you a manufactured bells and whistles...

In 2003 our favorite Slovokian Republic game developer, Cauldron, created a massive epic story that might have slightly been based on Total Recall. You are Chaser, or are you? and you are trying to figure out why you're being hunted, or are you? We try...

In 1992 (or maybe 1993) Mario-mania was sweeping the nation. The educators wanted to get kids interested in learning again, and what better way to trick them then using the Mario Brothers. But enough spotlight on Mario, why don't we make Luigi the star? The...

In a special Valentines Day episode, Carley hosts our second dating sim, targeting the most dangerous animal, dad. We play through the first couple hours of the game reading characters and learning about the creation of this...

Marco Polo? The guy barely traveled. Give us a real historical figure like Ibn Battuta to base a game on. The Saudi developer Semaphoor takes on their first full-fledged game using an episodic approach in 2013's Unearthed: The Trail of Ibn Battuta. The gang tries...

Things get furry as we explore the abandoned early access game Fur-Fun. Was there something tapped into with this game that was misunderstood? In the vein of Banjo-Kazooie it attempts to be the spiritual successor, was the internet wrong in considering Yooka-Layle the true successor?...