Browsing all articles by Caitlin Oram, Author at PIXELS OR DEATH.

MOBA Madness!

MOBA Madness! 

With PAX now over, many games have made their debut and are enjoying the light of day. No more NDA means I get to write what I’ve been thinking about for a while: a comparison between MOBAs. I take two familiars – League of Legends and DotA 2 – and …

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Google Pokémon Challenge

Happy April Fools’ Day, and I would even pay a monthly subscription fee if the Google Pokémon Challenge were real.

Seriously – AR w/ Pokémon? HELLS FREAKING YEAH.
Okay, so the actual alternate reality stuff in the trailer seems to be fake; as it is, you can pull up Google Maps on your smartphone, click …

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RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 4 Finale

As the month comes to a close, so too does our time with Skyrim. After a long time playing, we all have basically arrived at the conclusion that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has little-to-no replayability. Mike and Ethan reflect on that, while Caitlin gets distracted by over-analyzing the Daedra.

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RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 3

RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 3 

Another week, another RPG Club post! This marks the second-to-last week on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Ethan is unimpressed, and the other RPG-ers reflect on music, alchemy, and the Dawnguard DLC.

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Not As Fun As The Name Implies

Not As Fun As The Name Implies 

WORLD END ECONOMiCA episode.01 is a mess.
The interface is clean and intuitive, the art is gorgeous to the point of breathtaking, and the music is enjoyable and appropriate for the situation (when it’s there). All of these things really appealed to me. The story is interesting, too – the author has …

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RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 2

RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 2 

RPG Club continues through Tamriel, kicking ass and taking names. However, for Caitlin and Reid it’s the second playthrough, and they have different opinions on how that affects the game. Mike and Ethan both seem a little wary of what the game offers.

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RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 1

RPG Club Plays Skyrim: Week 1 

It worked! Months of bullying and pestering and finally the RPG club caved to my demands: now we have a whole month of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. As you can imagine, I am beyond ecstatic. For week one, we start pretty slow, just looking at the characters we have made for ourselves …

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How Skyrim Creeped Me Out

I was wandering through a dungeon in Skyrim when something struck me. How do you make a game like The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, filled with zombies, corpses, and slaughter, creepy? As it turns out, all it takes is a few assets piled in a corner – it doesn’t have to be …

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Laura Post: Interview With A Voice Actor

Laura Post: Interview With A Voice Actor 

I first came across Laura Post’s name when looking up the voice actors involved in upcoming game Firefall where she voices Aero. Prior to appearing in Firefall, Post has been involved in plenty of other tv shows and anime dubs, but more interesting are her roles in video games, including …

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Wake Up Sheeple: Goat Simulator Says Happiness Is Futile

As a result of a month-long game jam, Coffee Stain Studios has brought forth the darkest and most bleak game I’ve ever seen. Sure, it looks like a happy-go-lucky goat running around headbutting and licking things, but once you look past the surface you see the truly depressing message this …

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