Meditations on Mortality

Have you ever had that sort of confluence of media when you watch, read, or play a number of things and they all seem to play off of each other? One year I went for months when, not only was every book I read great, but they also perfectly paired…

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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 17 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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Olly Olly Oxenfree

If I had a preferred genre of game, I suppose it would be “emotional narrative” games. I love me some 3rd person adventure, first person and platform puzzlers, and good old point-and-click, but I always seem to find my recent favorites in character driven narrative games. If you’ve looked at…

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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 17 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 17 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 17 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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