All posts filed under: Tabletop Games

Beginner’s Journey in Pinball – Deadpool, Sorcerer’s Lair, and Fish Tales – With Interest

Hardcore Hobby Hopping I’m terrible when it comes to getting into new hobbies; that’s because when I jump into a new hobby I usually go real deep, real fast (hehe). One such example is when, on a night like any other, I was laying on the couch watching Netflix with my girlfriend; she turned to me randomly and said, unrelated to what we were watching, “Hey Matt, would you be interested in playing Magic: The Gathering?” Immediately and without thinking, I returned, “Nah, not my thing.” Then I pondered my immediate close-mindedness and said, “Actually sure, why not. Let’s go to our local games store.” Not long after, we went to Games Laboratory in Melbourne (shout out to the guys over there!), sat down by a table, and were given free red and black Magic: The Gathering decks to try out. Fast forward one week and I was deep into the lore, had at least seven decks, and was playing Magic: The Gathering Arena every night. See Exhibit A of craziness below. I did eventually …

Gurren Lagann Pachinko Machines Revealed, The World Falls Silent In Sadness

As it turns out, Pachinko parlours are where dreams go to die…but at least their burial site is flooded with the clashing of stainless steel ball-bearings and clouded with cigarette smoke. That’s good, right? At the end of December last year, my fellow writer Kane Bugeja posted an article regarding an “exciting new Gurren Lagann project” that took the internet by storm, despite the fact that nobody knew a single thing about what it could be. Click Here to read the full article. For a week or so…nothing had been said, which left us fans of the ridiculous Anime series in a state of, let’s say, confusing limbo. Well I’ve got some bad news for everybody who was excited for the possibility of another Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Anime series; you ain’t getting it…sorry. When this news began circulating the world wide web, it was thanks to a brand-new website made for the simple sake of teasing audiences. This website’s domain name featured the letters P and S, which some people came to think eluded …