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I've played many games on Twitch from Power Rangers to Smite, from Star Trek Online to Saints Row: Gat out of Hell... but last night certainly was 'something different' with Among the Sleep.
Released in May of 2014, in this game you play as toddler on his second birthday whose mother is a bit stingy with the cake and a bit disapproving of a present that arrives for our two-foot tall hero, which happens to be a teddy bear that 'talks' and doubles as a flash light when hugged tightly. That night, the teddy bear is taken, the crib tumbles overs, it's dark, there's thunder and lighting and our compact hero is off to find his mama.... and what ends up happening is the player experiences some serious nightmare fuel that sees the kid clutching his teddy bear through some a house that has been turned into something from the mind of twisted fucks who wrote SAW... and there are monstrous creatures chasing him as well! Le…
Since becoming a regular streamer on Twitch, I've slowly built up some regulars who drop in from StooDogg, to Felkimchi, to Mez, Manafesta, CrazyKiller, Cammi, FnDanteSavage and SpookyLucyLucifer, who is also a fellow YouTube content creator. Earlier today she posted a video ofs ome of her favorite streamers on Twitch which includes myself and the before mentioned FnDanteSavage, to which I say, thank you Spookums and I'm glad you enjoy chilling in the Basement!
Hello Dwellers and Welcome to the Basement... On this week's edition of Tales From The TARDIS, I go over part two of 'The Myth Makers' titled 'Small Prophet, Quick Return' where the seeds are planted for Vicki's departure from the TARDIS Crew
Not to long ago, my video REVIEW of the movie Star Trek Beyond was claimed by Paramount Pictures that they owned the 'content', On top of that, months before CBS claimed ownership over a couple of my reviews of that horrible MacGyver reboot....still I wasn't given a copyright strike or anything, and it's not like my site, blog or youtube channel gets enough traffic for my to worry about lost revenue.
However, they have crossed the line.... last week, the awesome Tribbles in Ecstasy Podcast did a massive breakdown of the Star Trek Discovery trailer... and their YouTube channel did get a copyright strike, even though they did not use any media related to it. That is straight up bush league, because TIE is one of the best Star Trek related podcasts out there that gives strong attention to Star Trek Online on by the PC and on the consoles.
So while I was having thoughts of watching Star Trek Discovery even if it's going t…
Way back on May 23, 1999, myself and my younger brother were watching Over the Edge, and of course that date has gone on to live in infamy, since that is the day when Owen Hart plummeted to his death because of Vince Russo inspired stunt gone wrong. Yes the non-creative goof ball admitted it was his idea to have Owen do something 'special' on the show in his book 'Forgiven', so I'm not speaking out of turn here... but something else came out of it: the WWE's Show Must Go On Mentality With The Exploitation of Death.
Think about, in October 1997 with the death of Brian Pillman, the WWE exploited the hell out of it by talking non-stop about it during the Bad Blood pay-per-view that year and even having Pillman's wife come on the air to basically have her not blame the company or the wrestling industry for his death... and the WWE was rightfully criticized for it. Now flash forward to 1999 and Owen's demise, not…
Even though it doesn't come up much, I am a fan of the Philadelphia Phillies, and I've casually watched them this year so far, mainly because of other things having my attention, either TV Shows, Twitch or Fic Writing.
Anyway, the Phillies are 15-25 so far this year, and yeah okay, that's not a good record, but there a lot of promise on the team. Cesar Hernandez and Aaron Altherr have been very good and I wouldn't be surprise if one or both make the All-Star team this year if they can keep things up. The rest of the line up for the most part has been okay, with the exception of disappointing seasons so far from Maikel Franco and Odubel Herrara, with the former appearing to be another 'Dom Brown' and the later coming back down to the earth. The bench has been okay, continuing a trend from the past decade. On the mound... well only Jeremy Hellickson has been a positive in the starting rotation, as it appears whenever …
Last night during my Twitch broadcast, I played 8-Bit Bayonetta as a bit of a gag, and unlocked a few achievements, and when looking at a guide to get some more, I saw that the images all lined up to make the image you see to the left.
This was really cute on Sega's part, and also shows how mundane my Saturdays can be.
Hello Dwellers and Welcome to the Basement... It's that time of year again, The Mirror Universe is invading and it's up to a random group of five starships to send them packing!
For the record that was the first time I've ever be part of a team that closed 40 Portals and had the 'cut scene' of the Station sending the Mirror Universe ships back with the Mirror Dreadnought not happen, as you saw it confused me thinking something went wrong with the game.
Obviously I'm speaking as a wrestling fan on this.
Back in the late 1990s, I thought wrestlers who did dives were really cool, after all, they were doing stuff that was dangerous, and never seemed to get hurt. I heard repeatedly (primarily on WCW Monday Nitro) 'that's why they call it high risk' when guys landed badly or missed the mark, and looked like they may have injured themselves.... but it was just wrestling, and obviously they were 'selling a planned spot'.
Then 2001 came around... and a reality check was given, Hayabusa ended up in a wheel chair in October when a high risk stunt that he probably done a hundred times before went wrong, and one can easily see when looking back, it was bound to happen sooner or later, Hayabusa was doing enough dives and high spots for himself and whoever he was working with, and I really liked him when I got to see footage of what he could do, but one could see he was living …
At one point in time... I had a great deal of respect for Mary Lilian Ellison, aka The Fabulous Moolah... then I started to learn more and more about what kind of person she was.
On a recent edition of the 6:05 Superpodcast (http://605pod.com/) there was a segment called 'In The News with Jim Cornette' where the host 'The Great' Brian Last along with re-occurring guest Jim Cornette discuss old new articles that have ties to the world of pro-wrestling where an interesting story from Somerville, MA in November 25, 1956 popped up (Starts about 15:30 mark)
If you did not check it out, the article that was read was The Fabulous Moolah's 15 year old daughter Mary Carroll told police that her mother forced her to wrestle professional but did not pay her, a neglect warrant was issued for Moolah's arrest (name at the time Lilian Pine) after she was forced to wrestle following a recent appendectomy in which she provided doc…
As many know, I'm a long time player of Star Trek Online, hell the day the game launched I signed up for the lifetime membership and I have had very few complaints about the game... until the latest major update to the game, Season 13: Escalation... and what was promised as a renewed effort at once aspect of the game that has fallen by the wayside over the years: player vs player content.
Now I was never the biggest fan of PVP content, but even I have to admit there is something fun to facing off against someone other than the game's Artificial Intelligence, and I was very exited about about seeing some attention brought to it beyond the long abandoned Arena, Assault & Capture and Hold content.... but what we got... is a fucking mess.
What STO gave the players is three variations on a theme.... two teams of five racing against each other to complete a series of objectives with very little if any direct interaction between the t…
This week's topics include:
Supergirl: City of Lost Children
Gotham: Heroes Rise - The Primal Riddle
The Flash: Cause & Effect
iZombie: Some Like It A Hot Mess
Plus quick thoughts on Marvel's Agents of SHIELD: The Return
Hello Dwellers and Welcome to the Basement... This week's comic book review & recommendation is the 2nd crossover between Witchblade & Tomb Raider
Released in December 1998, this is the 2nd crossover between cult-comic favorite Witchblade and the Tomb Raider franchise, the first issue was released in 1997, but I've never came across a copy of it, but that's only the 'hisotic first meeting between' Lara Croft and Sara Pezzini... and since I don't have it, let's talk about what i do have.
This has multiple cover variations, the one I have is the Babbage's version, Babbage's for those who don't know, was a video game retailer which many today would known as Game Stop. If memory serves me right, I got this comic around the same time Tomb Raider 3 came out for the PC... and may have gotten both the comic and the game the same day.
The story (by Michael Turner & Bill O'Neil) for this is that Sara 'Witchblade' Pezzini is Lara Cr…
Hello Dwellers and Welcome to the Basement... This week's topics
Gotham: Heroes Rise These Delicate & Dark Obsessions, Supergirl: Alex, The Flash: I Know Who You Are, iZombie: Spanking the Zombie, & Marvel's Agents of SHIELD: Farewell Cruel World!
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On this week's edition of Tales From The TARDIS, we're up to part 3 of Galaxy 4 which is titled 'Airlock'.
Note: While the episode was recovered on December 11, 2011, for the purposes of this review, I watched the Loose Cannon reconstruction