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The Media/Video Games

An RPG Project Draft

Posted by Matt Demers on

I’ve been craving getting into a new project lately since my break. Mostly, I’ve wanted to come up with something that I would ideally enjoy doing even if no one were to watch it — ideally, I would be okay just doing it for the sake of it.

I thought about reviving BetterDota, but after a couple streams I found I wasn’t enjoying Dota at the level I’d need to in order to focus on grinding out MMR. Instead, I turned to what I like playing when I don’t really have any other obligations: RPGs.

Esports/The Media/Video Games

Artour, a stream, and a journey into madness

Posted by Matt Demers on

So, I want you to picture something for a second.

Imagine you’ve been a fan of League of Legends for the past two years. You’re used to a specific stream experience: webcam, mic, music and whatever else. You start dabbling a little more in Dota 2 and you decide that maybe it’s time to see what some of these pros are doing; you go to the Twitch.tv directory for the game and click into the most popular at the stream at the time.

You meet Artour, and your descent begins.

Video Games

Getting around to The Witcher 3

Posted by Matt Demers on

I’d been saving playing CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt until I’d sufficiently upgraded, mostly because it felt unsatisfying at medium graphics settings and a choppy framerate. It was definitely worth the wait: seeing the game “as it was meant to be played” as a locked 60 frames-per-second is actually one of the highlights of my recent gaming career.