Falling Behind

At some point most evenings, I carve out some time for myself to play something. I go into my office, such as it is (sharing a space with the washing machine and dryer that are separated from me only by a curtain hung from a thick metal wire running the length of the room).
Hi everyone! Very happy to say the donation drive is going well so far. We're definitely trending a little bit behind last year without the personal rewards, but we're still on track to unlock a bunch of cool projects and prizes this year! Each and every person who donates to the site is carrying hundreds of users who get to enjoy an ad-free experience and an amazing community of people.
Destiny, Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut, Diablo, What Keeps You in A Franchise?, Donation Drive Update, Your Emails and More! This week Shawn, Julian and Russ Pitts talk Destiny and what keeps them locked into a AAA game for months on end.
I don't know what came over me. Really. Usually I am scrupulous to the point of obsession about playing games in order. I can't even watch a serialized TV show a la carte. If there's a big story arc, I have to watch it all, or not at all. So why did I play Fallout 3 before I played any Elder Scrolls games? I read the reviews, I listened to the podcasts.
The year of deep, crowd-funded, computer RPGs marches on with the release of Wasteland 2 by inExile entertainment and Brian Fargo. Revisiting the franchise that essentially launched the Fallout series, Wasteland 2 is billed as a meaty, at times punishing, old-school CRPG, and if the early access is any indication, the game is exactly that.
Sponsored by: Antichulius Play Time (official Steam log): 80 minutes Lightly Browned, Unbuttered Review A delightful, lighthearted, physics-based romp through a future in which all the living creatures have been destroyed by out-of-control robots. I say that without a trace of sarcasm, which is hard for me. I should probably go lie down now.

Shields Up

On the morning my oldest son first went to kindergarten, it took everything I had to not pull my wonderful, reckless, vulnerable boy aside and say, “Find a place inside yourself where you can hide when the world decides to be mean to you, because it’s only a matter of time.”
Civilization: Beyond Earth, The Sims 4, Dawn of War II, Hatoful Boyfriend, Velocity 2X, Weekend Session Games, The Donation Drive Launches, Your Emails and More! This week Sean Sands, Cory Banks, Rob Zacny and Graham Rowat talk about the launch of the donation drive and weekend session games!
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge

Simon Said

Dear GamersWithJobs, I never thought it would happen to me, but I actually found myself enjoying the Quick-Time Events in Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge.

Donation Drive 2014

Football is in the air, kids are back in school, the first leaves are falling from the trees, and GWJ is asking for your help funding the upcoming year. It must be September!