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  • The Dragyn's Lair: Music For Gamers - Danny Wiessner

    Today, I thought I would enlighten the uninitiated into the world of a very talented musician, Mr. Danny Wiessner. I first heard of Danny last year while listening to another gaming podcast (message me if you want to know which one, I don't want to... More
  • The Borealis And My Hypothesis

    This Blog contains lots of spoilers from Half-Life 2, Portal, and Portal 2. Note: If you want to read the intro then click here . The first blueprint that I posted on my previous Blog. What makes this blueprint stand out from the other blueprints is the... More
  • The Ultimate Graphics Wall

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    It's all a bit suspect, but an Australian company called Euclideon just released a tech demo for their new Unlimited Detail technology. Nobody is sure if this is real, but if it is... oh man, it's a game changer. Instead of rendering 3D graphics... More
  • It Was 1 Year Ago Today...

    ...That I began blogging here on GIO, which as I was writing my most recent Swag Blog this past weekend, I realized that. Granted I haven't been the most active of members to hit up the blog section, but I think I have done pretty good for myself... More
  • Seven Reasons Why I Love eSports

    Recently Major League Gaming had a record setting event in Anaheim (a city probably best known for its 1992 role in the feature film The Mighty Ducks). They streamed over 35 million videos online, attendance was over 20,000, over 2.6 million hours of... More
  • Earth Defense Force Wins War Against Bordeom

    The summer has been a fairly lazy one for me. I’m living at home for the summer at my parent’s house in Missouri, a state where I literally have no friends. On top of that I have to endure, along with much of the gaming population, the annual... More
  • The News - 08.09.11 - The Parent's Guide to Video Games

    Hello again, Parents and Gamers! Making up for lost time yesterday, we will be looking at two articles today that stood out against the rest. First, we will be examining a piece coming out of London with attachments to the riots that took place over the... More
  • Gender Bending in Gaming-Acceptance or Puzzlement?

    Gamers have been generally considered to be male, white, American and straight. But gaming in and of itself has always been considered somewhat subversive in nature. Just like "punk culture" and "Invader Zim," gaming has generally... More
  • Videogames that you never finished

    So I've been playing L.A. Noire lately and it got me to thinking of all the videogames I've played over the years and I was figuring I could post a blog and hopefully get other people's feedback. I was wondering what everyone's top games... More
  • The Borealis (Intro)

    This Blog contains lots of spoilers from Half-Life 2, Portal, and Portal 2. As we all already know that Half-Life 2 Episode: 3 will be centered around the search for Dr. Mossman and The Borealis . At the end of Half-Life 2 Episode: 1Alyx and Dr. Freeman... More
  • I Fought the Law and the Law Won

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    Law of diminishing returns -- n. The tendency for a continuing application of effort or skill toward a particular project or goal to decline in effectiveness after a certain level of result has been achieved. ( The American Heritage® Dictionary of... More
  • (The Return of) GIO Member Herding Part 37 of XX...

    I know some of you are just as anxious to see the Member Herding series return as I am, but before I start I want to take a moment to recognize and remember a handful of our fellow Americans that perished in Afghanistan on Saturday. I heard and read about... More