Monthly Archives: May 2011

Inaugural Palette Swaps Podcast Now Live

Episode One of the Palette Swaps Podcast is now available for your listening pleasure. Right-click to save the file, load it on your listening device of choice and join us as we cast our pods directly into your earholes. Alternatively, … Continue reading

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Where Vice Meets Art

[Nate] Makes Crime a Career — and Ladies a Hobby! That’s thrice now. As the bourbon (Bulleit [‘bullet’]) works its way down I have less and less tolerance for failure. It’s in their eyes. Their secrets, the answer to these … Continue reading

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Day Drinking Strategy Guide

OR: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Cheap Beer Level 1-1: Drinks After Work The first round is a pretty straightforward tutorial that gets you accustomed to the controls in a simple social situation. After the opening cutscene … Continue reading

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A Short Rant About Long Games

I’m a busy guy. I find that the weeks where I spend more time writing about games than I do playing them aren’t so rare as it seems, mostly because I don’t play that many games these days. Finishing Bulletstorm¬†(and … Continue reading

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Let’s Designing ~3: The Value of Sacrifice

I haven’t really been playing games this week, but I watched a metric fuckton of Doctor Who. Stick around, I’m going somewhere with this. There’s this moment in nearly every episode where the Doctor turns on his opponent and demands … Continue reading

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L.A. Boire

So the Palette Swaps Crew united on Saturday afternoon to celebrate our mutual love of video games (especially video games with stories) and fancy-shmancy cocktails. We also recorded it, which was pretty awesome. One of our viewers described us as … Continue reading

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List Ex Machina: 5 Things I Wager You Never Knew About Deus Ex

I spent all weekend drinking and playing games with friends, then I ran eight miles. When I got home, I immediately drank two cans of grape soda and started reinstalling Deus Ex on my laptop. I don’t know what it … Continue reading

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