Heather Casdin: A Fallout 4 Companion Mod Review

Heather Casdin: A Fallout 4 Companion Mod Review

When Fallout 4 mods first started appearing on the Nexus, there wasn’t much to try as far as mod companions. Most were unvoiced and silent. So imagine everyone’s excitement when Heather Casdin, made by the author of the extremely popular Willow mod for...
Using SSD on Xbox One For Much Faster Gaming

Using SSD on Xbox One For Much Faster Gaming

How can the Xbox pack so much gaming power into a device so affordable, compared to building a gaming PC? Part of that answer is that it uses a 5400RPM hard drive, which by today’s standards is pretty dated. It reduces production costs for sure, but with how...
The Amazingness of Mass Effect’s Vanguard Class

The Amazingness of Mass Effect’s Vanguard Class

As we enter 2017 and gear up for the arrival of Mass Effect: Andromeda, I thought I’d share some specifics on a class that’s come to be my favorite in the trilogy. If you’re new to the series or are considering another play through and want to try a...

Fallout 4: Surprising Depth To Nick Valentine

NPCs have come a long way since wooden quest-givers or rigid avatars on tracks behind you with a gun (Fallout 3 and to some degree New Vegas). In Fallout 4 we get all kinds of companions from robots to super mutants. I was drawn to Nick Valentine immediately after a...

The Dragon Age Mage: Thoughts on Canon

When Dragon Age Origins first hit the scene back in 2009, it felt sort of like the long-awaited Baldur’s Gate 3 I’d joked about with friends for ten years. Set in a similar atmosphere and made by the same company that’d proven itself as a...

Delilah: Fallout New Vegas Companion Mod Review

When you’ve played New Vegas as many times as I have you need some new content to keep it interesting. Fortunately this game and its predecessor, Fallout 3, have a very active modding community. I recommend the Niner companion mod if you haven’t tried it...