Fresh hot metal for you!
Noah’s got new hip-hop for April!
Do you know what a Sholari is? Neither do we! But we discuss the weird tabletop RPG Skyrealms of Jorune anyway.
Part 2 of our Jordan Peele mega-episode sees Yussef Cole and Davis Cox join the conversation.
Mr. Burke, meet Mr. Hare.
Elijiah Beahm reads the latest from Boss Fight Books.
In the April issue, Unwinnable explores the politics of Godzilla, the hidden commentary of Pikuniku and so much more!
It’s part one of a Jordan Peele double header!
GURPS! No, I didn’t just belch, that stands for Generic Universal Role Playing System, from Steve Jackson Games, our main topic this episode. We also talk Cyclades and Pendragon. Have a listen!
In Disney’s spin-off, John Powell captures the intangible something that made the original trilogy so popular.
Matt Marrone had a brilliant idea for a series: Reviews of half-read books. Written for parents of small children.
Corey Milne recently made it to the center of Elite Dangerous’ galaxy, and it’s smooth sailing. Well, other than that whole nasty business with the black hole…
Even in an arcade game like Ace Combat 7, borrowing from real-world war narratives makes the whole “escapism” thing…awkward.
Another year, another GDC, another marathon of nonstop people, talks, games, drinks, networking, drinks, business cards, and possibly more drinks.
Notorious Narratives investigates Jamaica’s White Witch.
The internet’s quickness to make memes about Jan Broberg’s famous abductions (yes plural) reveals a lot about audiences’ own insecurities.
For someone who constantly jokes about dying, the chance to date a ghost carries its own morbid comfort.
The recent remake of Resident Evil 2 is fantastic, but Rob feels like its biggest fumble is being ignored.
Vulnerability as strength is something Fury understands. In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
Stu Horvath ponders the alchemy behind taste as he reconsiders a “cheeseball” artist from his nascent metal education.
Notorious Narratives takes on Prohibition.
Astrid Budgor’s got a whole slew of albums for fans this month, including an oldie but a goodie you can still find on vinyl.
A long running discussion about culture vs. canon between Gavin Craig and Elijah Beahm culminates in a thrilling head-to-head confrontation.
While wandering through Far Cry: New Dawn’s unplausible dystopia, Gavin Craig sees it as just one ending in a cycle as old as time.
This week, we’re talking about the Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set, the iconic red box. We also chat about the Mixtape Massacre board game and the indie TTRPG distro/publisher Exalted Funeral.
Why developers continue to make post-apocalyptic games is well studied. Yussef Cole instead examines why players like himself love returning to their ruined worlds.
Mental illness can make a person obsessive, which – as Jason finds – makes it nearly impossible to dislike games.
It’s all about games on this week’s episode of Unmissable!
The quirky indie game makes a statement on gentrification, capitalism, and – in the raccoon BK’s character – the weaponization of racial guilt.
Nineteen years after its release, Deus Ex’s story reveals its age far more than its clunky graphics ever could.
Money can’t buy happiness, especially when there is a curse involved.
Fresh hip hop selections for March!
British developer PanicBarn’s Not Tonight offers a Brexit-flavored critique of the past ten years of the hostile environment.
Unwinnable talks to PolyAmorous Games about their forthcoming game Paradise Lost, a post-apocalyptic game about grief.
The sad tale of the man who tried to capture John Wilkes Booth.
Find out what is inside the March issue of Unwinnable Monthly!
We chat with Chaosium executive fiction editor and RPG industry vet James Lowder. We also discuss the Call of Cthulhu Starter Set and Chaosium’s Lovecraft for Beginning Readers series.
Is a 115-minute movie worth watching only for a single scene? Yes.
Yussef Cole sits in to discuss The Favourite, Sunshine vs. Event Horizon, Destiny and more!
Sometimes, stuff’s just gotta go. Even if you loved it.