15 Sep 2017

‘Any Time with Vin Forte’ Episode 53: “Video Game Junk Food” [Guests: Dinosaur Machines Gameclub]

Dan Colonna, Dave Grima, and Mark Magro host the ‘Dinosaur Machines Gameclub’ podcast where they do book-club style reviews of indie video games.

02 Dec 2015

‘Any Time with Vin Forte’ Episode Nine: “36 Whole Hours to Design a Game” [Guest: Howard Scott Warshaw]

My guest this episode has the greatest range of any video game developer in history. Howard Scott Warshaw worked for Atari in the early 80s and created what many consider one of the greatest games of it’s era in ‘Yar’s Revenge’ and also one of the worst in ‘E.T. The Video Game.’

20 Aug 2015

How to play Google Chrome’s “Unable to Connect to the Internet” Dinosaur Game

If you think back to a time when your internet was down, you might recall seeing a cute little dinosaur in your Chrome browser. The Googlers aren’t just trying to make you feel better with some bad Jurassic Park nostalgia, they’re actually providing you with a bit of a distraction. The T-Rex “Unable to connect to the internet screen” is the beginning of a little video game. Here’s how it works.

10 Apr 2013

These Video Game Themes Done Acapella Make Me Hate Acapella Less

I came across Smooth McGroove’s Youtube Channel and my entire opinion of the genre has changed. Okay, not really, but his acapella cover of the Guile theme from Street Fighter 2 hooked me.