Philippe L.
When not out exploring the stars with his good friend Hotblack Desiato, he makes his living here on Earth keeping other people's money safe from the hands of thieves and spinning the occasional yarn. He enjoys beer and coffee very much, but unfortunately he can't eat shellfish or tomatoes.

The Nintendo Wii Edition of the Totes Mathematical Top Ten Game List for Every Console Ever!

This entry is part 19 of 19 in the series Console Lists

The console released before the Wii was the Nintendo Gamecube and it was a good little machine. It didn’t sell well and it wasn’t particularly innovative, but many people, including me, loved the thing. What’s crazy is how much more it could have been. Nintendo had sunk a ton of…

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The ColecoVision Edition of the Totes Mathematical Top Ten Game List for Every Console Ever!

This entry is part 18 of 19 in the series Console Lists

The Connecticut Leather Company was started in 1932 by an ambitious young buck named Maurice Greenberg. The company made bank during World War 2 and with wads of cash in hand, began diversifying. One idea which they had was a “make your own leather moccasin” kit for kids, released in…

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Super Bowl Party Review

It’s been a banner year for ol’ Philippe in the sports world. My Fantasy Football team, the NY-NJ Hitmen, became the Fantasy Football champions at my work1. This netted me a few hundred dollars which is always nice. My colleague and runner up, Mike B. and I, opted to take…

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The Intellivision Edition of the Totes Mathematical Top Ten Game List for Every Console Ever!

This entry is part 15 of 19 in the series Console Lists

The seventies were a fascinating time for several reasons, but what I find the most interesting was the home computer and electronics market being born. Microchips were getting cheaper, and companies knew that there was a lot of profit to be made if they could somehow monetize these amazing little…

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The Sega Master System Edition of the Totes Mathematical Top Ten Game List for Every Console Ever!

This entry is part 14 of 19 in the series Console Lists

There was a time in video game history where going up against the juggernaut that was Nintendo was almost a fool’s errand. This was in part because the NES was awesome. From a strictly technical standpoint, the Master System was more awesome. But Nintendo’s one year head start was just…

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The Playstation 2 Edition of the Totes Mathematical Top Ten Game List for Every Console Ever!

This entry is part 11 of 19 in the series Console Lists

The way these ranking lists work is simple. I use a weighted system which takes into account game sales, player review scores, and professional review scores for a whole bunch of games on a given system. My personal opinions are irrelevant. All of our opinions are irrelevant. We are all…

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