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E02 – Old School Game Collecting (feat Dan O’Day from Rebel Gaming Club) | Hagen’s Alley Books Podcast

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The Bits of Yesterday (Documentary Review)

I haven’t been reviewing a ton of movies on this site, which is ironic as I carved my original pathway with Hagen’s Horror Haven (some 20 years ago!) doing just that. The documentary that I’m covering today however is a … Continue reading

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Midwest Gaming Classic 2018!

Hagen’s Alley Books & VGBS at MGC! Continue reading

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Gamer’s Guide: Ni No Kuni Teaches Us How to Grieve Over Death

Before we dive into Ni No Kuni II: The Revenant Kingdom, let’s take a look back at Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. This excellent game by Level-5 Studio tackles depression and the grieving process in a way … Continue reading

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Gamer’s Guide: Persona 5’s Take on Rebellion

There is a HUGE difference between rebellion and being a jerk. Which one are you? Persona 5 does an excellent job of exploring this subject.

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VGBS 83 – Interview with Jason Lepine from Enthusiast Gaming & Destructoid

Our special guest today is Jason Lepine: Currently and heavily involved with Enthusiast Gaming (Nintendo, PlayStation, PC Gaming Enthusiast) and Destructoid.

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Gamer’s Guide: Horizon Zero Dawn Might Threaten Your Masculinity

This video was originally posted to celebrate Women’s History Month! For today’s episode I am talking about the amazing game, Horizon Zero Dawn, and exploring how this game breaks down all expectations in regards to women’s roles in a patriarchal … Continue reading

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Gamer’s Guide: Satan is AWESOME…According to Dishonored

Satanism is awesome! At least, that’s what Dishonored teaches us. It turns out religion seeks to take everything from humanity while the “evils” are not as evil as we would think. Continue reading

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Gamer’s Guide: Resident Evil Makes You a COMMUNIST

You thought the Cold War was over? You’re WRONG! Resident Evil is all about the dangers of Capitalism. In fact capitalism is so dangerous you might as well become a communist and forget about it! Continue reading

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Gamer’s Guide: How the Nintendo Switch can SAVE The Gaming Community

Salutations everyone! Here is my comprehensive/initial reaction of the Nintendo Switch after the press conference. What can the Switch do? What does this imply and entail for the future of gaming as we know it? Breath of the Wild hype, … Continue reading

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Gamer’s Guide: Are the Members of Organization XIII Real People?

WHY is Pluto a DOG and Goofy a talking, walking dog in a world where all the animals talk and walk? Who is Roxas? He’s Sora, and Ventus. And also Xion! And kind of Kairi. It’s pretty wild.

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Gamer’s Guide: Chrono Trigger + Time Travel = Free Will is a Lie

Chrono Trigger is chalk full of more time travel than Marty McFly and Doc Brown, the Flash, and MAYBE the Doctor from Doctor Who can handle. And because of that it leads us to the question: Does Free Will exist? … Continue reading

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VGBS 53 – AVGR Expo 2016 Memories (Part 1)

AVGR Expo in Chicago was one of the few gaming conventions this year that both Jeff and Kyle were able to attend together. In this first part, we talk about our favorite stories from the weekend. This is VGBS!

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VGBS Special Event – The New 8-Bit Heroes Film Screening & Post-Analysis @ The Green Door in Fort Walton Beach Florida

In this special event, Jeff was able to attend the 2nd screening of The New 8-Bit Heroes film out in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from filmmaker Joe Granato. How does this small punk rock facility do with this epic movie screening? … Continue reading

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VGBS 37 – Homebrew Competition Carts & MS DOS vs DOSBox – Voicemail and Text Hotline: (262) 264-VGBS

Episode 37 has us talking about some of the gaming items that we recently picked up. Jeff received a bunch of NES homebrew competition carts and goes over the ins and outs of each. Kyle picked up a cheap Windows … Continue reading

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