News Post: All Through The House, Part Four

http://www.penny-arcade.com/news/post/2015/12/28/all-through-the-house-part-four

Tycho: That’s a wrap for All Through The House.  Like any of our other “babies” - weird story things which are not primarily about dogs eating a man’s balls or exploding dicks - this one has the occasional suitor.  One of these is going to get all the way to a screen someday, and I don’t mean because we did it ourselves.  I mean somebody’s gonna make one of these a “real boy,” and it could launch on the same day as a new Star Wars and I would still be pleased. Star Wars is pretty good, I’ve seen it a couple times so far;…

News Post: All Through The House, Part Three

http://www.penny-arcade.com/news/post/2015/12/25/all-through-the-house-part-three

Tycho: AW SHIT!  It’s gettin’ kinda hectic. They closed “the pass” just before our trip over and just after, and I’m starting to wonder if we’re going to be stuck over here.  In case I have left any doubt as to my position on these matters, that is not what I want. I should have strategized harder about this trip.  The time I spent creating apocalyptic Spokane imagery is time I should have spent decanting boardgames into a compact form for travel.  The Spokanite is a hard creature, to be sure, but they are not immune to the mournful…

News Post: All Through The House, Part Two

http://www.penny-arcade.com/news/post/2015/12/23/all-through-the-house-part-two

Tycho: One of the “delights,” which I guess I don’t 100% mind but whatever, is that before I can get a newspost typed up over here I typically have to spend a half an hour or so fixing the computer I’m working on.  I wouldn’t even know how to compare the machines my parents own to my own machines or computers in general.  I’m not surprised that people hate computers if this is their experience with them.  Just as a point of reference, when I click the mouse on my computer, shit happens.  Forces are marshalled and great engines roar.  On…

News Post: PAX South Tabletop Indie Showcase

http://www.penny-arcade.com/news/post/2015/12/21/pax-south-tabletop-indie-showcase1

Tycho: We offer free booth space to game developers at the conventions, but it takes a little different shape depending on where you go: PAX 10 was the original “indie” showcase, at East it’s similar but focuses on mobile, and the newest show in San Antonio focuses exclusively on tabletop offerings. And what a crop this year!  Good lord.  Don’t forget to check some of the official sites: a couple of these games already have Print & Play options, so you don’t even have to wait. (CW)TB

News Post: All Through The House

http://www.penny-arcade.com/news/post/2015/12/20/all-through-the-house

Tycho: Running a total of four strips, Nightlight: All Through The House is a four strip Nightlight story about, you know.  Things that permeate houses, I guess!  You’ll know when you see it. The 3DS is back in rotation hard with Pokemon Picross, which is like a Picross game where you make pictures of Pokemon which you also then collect.  It would be nefarious even if it weren’t free to play. For some reason, many of the people I talk to at a given PAX don’t seem to know about Picross.  This sucks, not just because their lives haven’t been enriched by…

News Post: I Am Not Your Father

http://www.penny-arcade.com/news/post/2015/12/18/i-am-not-your-father

Tycho: It is really weird that there is a new Star Wars movie out!  And they are just going to keep coming now.  “There is another” hitting around next year around this time.  I barely know what to do with this information, and even the information I do have is porous.  I know that in The Force Awakens there is some kind of lightsaber person and one of the robots is round.  That’s basically the state of play.  It doesn’t seem like a lot to hang a movie on, but who knows. Brenna and I attempted to catalyze a lifelong fascination with Stellar…