Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Nintendo Labo unlocks another childhood flashback of mine...


So I wake up to this, only a few minutes ago.... And I have to say. This is actually pretty cool!

 Nintendo is out here, creating a means for kids to both enjoy video games and be creative at the same time. that's freaking awesome! Not to mention the fact that it encourages kids to understand concepts of engineering and design while having fun. Also keep in mind that unlike most of the STEM related products that have been gracing the Toy aisle, this is also aimed at both boys and girls, instead of solely for one and not the other (which is the way this should have been in the first place! If we're teaching kids engineering,  it's only logical to be teaching both sexes! much like we used to, back in the day.).

The best part is, It reminds me of the paper-craft books I used to buy from the book fair as a kid that would tech you how to make monsters and robots. Kids are naturally curious, and this is just fueling a means for them to be entertained and to learn at the same time.  Damn, this is smart. right down to the newly coined term "Toy-con", which calls back to Nintendo's pre-video game days, when they were selling the Ultra-Hand and converting old bowling alleys into light gun arcades.  I'm sure the price will be a little much for multiple kits, and all, but that's about the same for all the STEM toys that are trending now ( I mean. 40 bucks for a pixel programmable purse? seriously? ). We should keep watching to see how this turns out,

But seriously, how cool is that?

- I'll see you next Bossfight!

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Boss Syndrome Podcast #81 - Dark Lee Souls


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This week - Stan Lee is accused of sexual misconduct as the Witch hunts among men continue, The Nintendo mini direct comes in hot with a ton of new information and games for the system, and We talk about Magic the Gathering and their issues with judges who have quite shady pasts..

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Saturday Bosscade - Under Night In Birth EXE:Late


Did a make up version of Saturday Bosscade, last Sunday. Playing some UNIBEL. I think it's on my list for most enjoyable fighting games, due to the simplicity of the controls and the sheer amount of kickass music and characters. One of the surprises that I found was that it had my boy, Akatsuki from Akatsuki Blitzkampf. I haven't played that game in years, and he's just as badass in this as he was in his home-game!!

- I'll see you next Bossfight!

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Boss Syndrome Podcast #80 - Dumb arguments for price hikes..


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This week - Swatting Incidents that end in the death of a father of two, Marvel Comics cleaning house and washing the SJW books right out of their hair, IGN's editor leaving under allegations of misconduct, and Bethesda's founder making arguments for raising the prices of video games. Between him and the other AAA game cheerleaders trying to push this idea, this may be an interesting year for gamers, indeed!

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

NEWS | Nintendo hiring & the difference between consumer and creator


In this video I'm talking about Nintendo's hiring practices, and expanding on what Miyamoto expresses about hiring people who aren't just big fans of the series or "lifelong gamers", but people who are capable of finding different ways for consumers to play their games. Nintendo has always prided themselves on thinking "Outside of the box", and In my own opinion, I feel as if this is important to keeping the company atmosphere fresh and encouraging "against the grain" thought that will maintain interest for generations to come.

There's a lot more to this, so I suggest you check out the video itself, to get my full thoughts on the subject, but as Levar Burton often says. "You don't have to take my word for it"

- I'll see you next Bossfight!

Testing Stream, - Wolfenstein: The New Order .


So I took the time to test out, yesterday, and decided that it would also be a good time to actually play a game I've kind of walked away from a year ago. Wolfenstein: The New Order. I purchased the game for the Playstation 3 and got about as far as the museum stage, which I actually enjoyed, however I have not returned to the game in some time. With the Steam Winter sale, I managed to snag a copy of the game for pretty cheap and figured now would be a great time to actually attempt to finish the game I started. So that's what I'm planning.

I'm hoping that with restream I can actually produce the same streaming content while actually distributing it to not just the Youtube audience, but any budding Twitch audience who aren't as familiar with what I do on the main channel.

Only time will tell if this actually works in our favor.

- I'll see you next Bossfight!

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Boss Syndrome Podcast - The best Topics of 2017


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Happy New Year! This week we reflect on the Top five episodes of 2017 based on what you guys thought were the most provocative episodes to listen to and watch

To those of you watching this, Thank you for taking the time out to listen, and watch us. Without you we wouldn't be able to continue doing this!

- I'll see you next Bossfight!