The Weekend Gamer
Thoughts on gaming culture, living among non-gamers, and growing up in the nintendo generation

Archive for January 2009

The Weekly Warhammer Wrapup #9

January 19, 2009

Progress Report I wish I had much more progress to report since I haven’t updated you guys in while. Sorry about that. Unfortunately I have not had a chance to even load up Warhammer this entire week. I had a lot of work to do when I did have free time and then my PC’s […]

The Ice Begins to Thaw

January 15, 2009

Hope you’ve made good headway on your pile of shame (games you haven’t yet finished), because things are going to start getting back to normal very quickly. Two quick reminders in case you missed them this week: The first is that Fallout 3’s first round of DLC, titled Operation:Anchorage, will be released (for the PC […]

Using Little Big Planet as a Creative for Church

January 15, 2009

Here it is! For those of you who haven’t been following the blog, I work at a church, overseeing all the arts there from music to drama to the visual arts. We’re doing a series right now called Heroes and Villains, which is taking some of the most classic bible stories you heard as a […]

Departed 1up Personalities Keep the Podcast Train Going

January 12, 2009

Hey, in case you haven’t heard yet, just wanted to let you know that Phillip Kollar, Nick Suttner, and Anthony Gallegos have attached themselves to, and have started an indie podcast called Rebel FM.  Click the link to subscibe on Itunes. The 1up show crew is working on something, we don’t know what yet, […]

The Weekend Wrapup (January 9th-11th)

January 12, 2009

Didn’t do too much gaming this past weekend.  As I said on my twitter, I’ve actually been either watching blu ray movies or using netflix streaming.  I’ve also been fulfilling my end of the Gears of War 2 bargain with my wife.  I finished Twilight, which at some moments was a pretty good read, and […]

The End is Nigh

January 8, 2009

It’s much worse than I thought.  This is what happens when you take a day off and don’t look at your computer all day.  As part of the sale of 1up, most of my favorite video games journalism personalities have been let go.  Nick, Phillip, Anthony, Ryan and the rest of the 1up Show crew, […]