Pop culture, especially Hollywood pop culture, is extremely focused on recycling. Often this takes the form of reboots, rehashes, reinterpretations, and remakes of previous films, as well as adaptations of books, comic books, cave paintings, video games, and even board games (see: The Ouija movie. Or, better yet, don’t). Of course, this isn’t an especially recent […]Read more "Game Your Adaptation: The Tie-In Game"
Alright, so, you find yourself here at civil twilight without anything to listen to. Lemme help. Roll 1d6 to determine (EXTREMELY ROUGH) genre: 1-2: METAL! 3-4: Indie Stuff that Everyone’s Heard Of. 5-6: Other. Once you’ve established what Genre you’re gonna listen to, roll 1d6 again and compare to the corresponding chart below for an artist. […]Read more "Game Your Music: How to Listen To Music Like The Author Of This Blog"
As anyone who has gone through the process can tell you, growing up is hard. Going from a being of pure, undiluted id, living in a world completely comprised of self-involvement, to a full-fledged member of the human race with an understanding of the autonomy of others and the rules of society is a hell […]Read more "Game Your Learning: Understanding Life Through Games"
There comes a time in every person’s life, be they pauper, king, or career dirtbike daredevil, when boredom sets in. You might find yourself waiting in the rain for a bus, or trapped in the unending purgatory of a dentist’s waiting room. Often in these cases, the only recourse is to people watch. This, of […]Read more "Game Your Boredom: People Watching And You"
Drinking games, those old chestnuts of collegiate fun. Everyone knows a few, or at least knows where to find some. Personally, I prefer the TVTropes drinking game page. There are two sorts of drinking games: games with drinking attached, such as Quarters or the Drunk Quest RPG, and games where some sort of media plays and […]Read more "Game Your Drink: On the art of the Drinking Game"
Poetry: that strange, arcane branch of writing that most people tend to regard with an equal mixture of scorn and reverence. Supposedly, each word in a poem should be regarded with the care and precision of a surgeon. This method is a bit more like blind-folded skeet shooting. Welcome to d100 poetry. First, you’ll need percentile […]Read more "Game Your Art: d100 Poetry."