Month: January 2017

Sun and Moon: Hit or Miss?

Let’s talk, guys. Let’s talk about how you keep a long running franchise fresh for twenty years. Let’s talk, specifically, about Pokémon, and how even now in the seventh generation, Game Freak have managed to reinvent one of the world’s most popular and successful gaming brands, mostly with success. A warning, this article contains potential spoilers. I’ve been playing Pokémon for 20 years. 20 years of experiencing that rush of receiving your starter, and embarking on an adventure to catch ’em all, become the strongest trainer in the region, dominate the online metagame, save the world from legendary Pokémon-fueled...

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Enter the Netherworld

This Saturday the 7th of January, the Netherworld opens its maw to us mere mortals as if it were a cosy bar at the top of Brunswick Street (186 to be exact) in Fortitude Valley. It probably is just a bar but it’s a pretty rad one and it’s riddled with arcade machines older than me. They also have beer.   And not just any beer. Before we get onto the obvious reasons to talk about a bar like this on our website I would just like to point out that there are 2 special beers on tap that...

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