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October 12 – October 18

Ubisoft takes a break from making games where you play some guy who kills a lot of people (and occasionally climbs a tower) to make a game where all of the people are already dead, so you just climb a tower. No, it's not an original joke, but it's still a good one and it bears repeating.
Donation Drive 2015!, SOMA, Rainbow Six: Siege, Lego Dimensions, Prison Architect, Cities Skylines: After Dark, Shooty Shoot Shoot Games & Why We Play Less, Your Emails and More!
It’s been three weeks since we launched the 2015 Donation Drive that transitioned from 12 years of using PayPal to the new Patreon model -- As I write this we currently have an amazing 444 GWJers helping to support the community, the site, the podcast and the many people who play a part in this whole endeavor.
The Beginner's Guide Spoiler Section
The biggest hitters this week combine to make me exceedingly excited about going off on a tangent. You might not be aware of this, but there is a band named The Cybertronic Spree which perfoms in full Transformers: The Movie cosplay. Let me say this: You haven't seen "The Touch" performed until you've seen it sung by Hot Rod and Arcee.
The very first thing I'm not going to do is get sucked into a discussion about whether this is a game. I'm sure even thinking the question makes me a horrible person and I promise that as soon as I'm done writing this I'll beat myself with chains and turn my hair-shirt inside out. Steam calls it a game.
Donation Drive 2015!, Destiny: Taken King, Whispers, Pandemic Legacy Season 1, World of Warships, Funemployed, Cory's Getting Married and More!
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Herman's Last Game

The familiar hiss-thump of the letter tube signals that a bit of mail has arrived. Miss Pokey scurries from the kitchen, where she'd been preparing some kibble for lunch, to the mail tube. The hatch opens and inside is a letter. Miss Pokey can hear her mother in the next room slow down on the spinning wheel.