The Johto Quorum – Detective Pikachu

Let’s set the pokedex aside again, and imagine a world where Ryan Reynolds is popular. Why is he popular? I mean, he’s kinda cute. He’s got an okay voice. But he honestly hasn’t been in that many movies, and definitely not many good movies. I don’t get it. I don’t have a beef or anything …

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The Johto Quorum – 211-225

It’s easy to forget about the late-middle of any pokedex, and this week the Quorum runs into a lot of monsters they haven’t thought about in a long time. Qwilfish and Octillery, the constant letdown of shinies, and the bug pokemon that moves three times faster than an ordinary bug… don’t miss this week’s assembly. …

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At Night, In Dreams

After a few taps on my controller, I’m standing in a familiar scene: a sparse, sunbathed living room with wall-to-wall windows, a spartan furniture arrangement, and a sliding glass door that leads out to a dock-side balcony. Though it’s more of a crude rendering (there are no textures here, and my avatar is a simple, …

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The Johto Quorum – The Movie 2000, 202-210

Boy, the second Pokemon movie… not a winner, y’all. From the writing to the acting, there isn’t much nice to say about this one. After our ordeal with Loog-yah, we go on to some more pokemon rating. Like true professionals, even bad cinema cannot deter us from our mission! Our podcast art is done by …

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Scanline Talks – Interview with Erik Johnson

It’s always valuable to sit down with game developers and hear their perspective on the industry, how it’s changing, and how it hasn’t. Erik Johnson of The Indie Bros. and Vertigo Gaming has certainly done his time in the trenches of development, and can speak to that experience. But even more rare than hearing about …

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