All Your Base Are Belong To Us

Internet Classics: All Your Base Are Belong to Us

“All Your Base Are Belong to Us” is one of the internet’s earliest memes. The astoundingly poor Chinese to English translation of ‘Zero Wing’ has been a comedy gift to all English speakers. In addition to “ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO US,” it’s given us such gems as, “YOU HAVE NO CHANCE TO SURVIVE MAKE YOUR TIME,” “SOMEBODY SET UP US THE BOMB,” and “FOR GREAT JUSTICE.”

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Radiskull

Internet Classics: Radiskull and Devil Doll

The meme-riddled internet moves pretty quickly, and many of the internet’s original viral sensations have sunk into near obscurity. Hence, much of the nascent interweb’s original hilarity is entirely unknown to a younger generation. It’s not all Chocolate Rain and Leeroy Jenkins, but today, I’m bringing sexy back. Welcome to my new segment, Internet Classics, in which we meet Radiskull.

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Terminator Dark Fate Trailer

‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Trailer

There’s a brand new trailer out today for ‘Terminator: Dark Fate,’ which will be in theaters this year on November 1st. It’s the first film since ‘Terminator 2: Judgement Day’ that’s been directed by James Cameron, and it will be retconning ‘Terminator’ canon by ignoring every film after the second one.

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Pillars of Eternity

Beyond Hit Points: The Evolution of RPG Combat Mechanics

The mechanics in Obsidian’s ‘Pillars of Eternity’ are excellent. This article is not a review. This is not a strategy guide. I’m not interested in going into any of the plot or setting of ‘Pillars of Eternity.’ Neither will I discuss character builds, weapons and armor, or the game’s graphics or music. I just want to focus on the way they’ve designed the game’s mechanics and examine the new ideas they’ve introduced, which I personally find fascinating. My hope is that even if you have no intention of ever playing the game, you may find the discussion of its mechanics interesting if you enjoy RPGs.

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Avengers Infinity War

Recapping the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase Three

It’s been eleven years and more than twenty films, but the Marvel Cinematic Universe is closing its third and final phase. This week, GeekDad is looking back at Marvel’s superhero franchise, and today we’re focusing on phase three. This is our retrospective of each film’s place within the greater MCU and the specific aspects that may make it relevant to the tapestry that Marvel has woven with their storytelling. If you’re not planning to go back and watch many, then perhaps the following will refresh your memory on a number of MCU happenings.

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