SGJ Podcast #76: Fondly Remembering Freespace 2 on its Fifteenth Birthday

Still Awesome After All These Years...

Hello friends, and welcome to this episode of the Space Game Junkie Podcast! The date we recorded this podcast was 9/30/14, which is 15 years to the day on which the finest space combat game ever, Freespace 2, was released. Therefore, Jim and I talk to a couple of folks who are not only fans, […]

Let’s Play Ancient Space – Entry 1 – Forgetting to Use My Own Tools

Space Sure is Pretty...

Welcome to my new Let’s Play series covering the recently released single player RTS game, Ancient Space! In this mission, I make my (I think) third attempt to finish the first mission (after a previous attempt on a podcast, for example), but find that, even though I’m given the tools I need to finish the […]

Happy Fifteenth Birthday, Freespace 2!

Freespace 2 — still the finest game of its type — turns fifteen today. Think about that for a second. The greatest game in this particular genre is nearing its its mid-teens, and yet still, nothing has come even anywhere near close to surpassing it. That’s one hell of a legacy right there, my friends. Tonight […]

Let’s Play Freespace 2 – Entry 14 – The Lure of Failure

It's Hard to Shoot What One Can Barely See...
This entry is part 14 of 14 in the series: Freespace 2 Review

This entry is part 14 of 14 in the series Freespace 2 ReviewWelcome back to Freespace 2 my friends! What better way to help celebrate the game’s fifteenth birthday than to show off some of it’s fantastic gameplay! In these two missions, our focus is on the Shivan’s massive Sathanas juggernaught. In the first mission, […]

Let’s Play Starpoint Gemini 2 – Entry 1 – Finding My Way

DieDieDie!
This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series: Starpoint Gemini 2 Review

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Starpoint Gemini 2 ReviewAfter many preview videos in which I lauded praise at the game, Starpoint Gemini 2 is now out of early release, which means it’s review time! Join me as I begin a fun, clinical look at this highly-anticipated game and begin the […]

Side Note: Neural GameShake

Games, Man. All the Games!

Hey y’all, I dunno if you recall, but some time back, I began a little site called Neural GameShake to be something of a Tumblr-style microblog on gaming that isn’t space-related, since I play a wide variety of games and love video gaming as a whole so damned much. ;) Well, as you might’ve noticed […]