Rundown (7/06-7/12) Apathetic Cynicism is the Baddest Feeling

0PGOS Bombs of outrage and angerI’m not sure what it’s been about this week, but I’ve been on edge for the majority of it.  It’s not that anything bad happened, it’s just that I’ve been playing a title that no longer makes me feel feelings akin to joy, enhanced by how I played one of my favorite games in the past few months as a break from it.  It also didn’t help that nothing much happened in the industry as the summer is a time to plow through game development for a winter or Q1 release window that cannot be changed.  Well, things did happen and were said, but none of them were that good sounding, yet I suppose that can be considered the mainstay for this industry’s news.  Or perhaps it is due to how cynical its audience has become after years of bullcrap pecking away at them affecting how they perceive a hobby they still love, but cannot see entirely past the layer of feces placed over it… or something like that.  *Farts* Continue reading

Rundown (2/02-2/08) The Cult of (Insert Witty Term) is Here!

Cult De NigmaWow, I totally forgot I had Nigmabox Rundown’s one year anniversary last installment.  To think, I’ve been using pictures from random anime while bitching about video games for a year… well, let’s make it two, as I’ve got at least a hundred more of these in me.  Even if it does mean I will need to scrape the bottom of the barrel with things like Flappy Bird, a game that I saw people more or less code back in high school that caused a form of controversy that I quite frankly do not get, mostly due to how I believe the game is, or rather was, free.  Is it unoriginal and lazy?  Pretty much, but that doesn’t mean it deserves anybody’s attention.  Hell, I could… no, actually I couldn’t make it, as I could not program for crap four years ago and sure as sugar cannot now. Continue reading