OK, something you might have missed over the weekend (I suppose I sort of gave it a soft launch), the Bother’s Bar Wie is De Mol 2015 page is live, and it sounds like there’s a good chance we’ll be getting English subs this year from a different source to last time. Go and have a look.
Meanwhile I can say without any hyperbole that The Genius is, right now, the most exciting show on television. There’s two episodes until the final so hurry up and catch up. This week’s episode ends in a way you wouldn’t believe.
We’ve been getting into board gaming recently in a massive way – I used to love it, then sort of stopped, and now started again (thanks mainly to Shut Up and Sit Down, The Dice Tower et al), it’s interesting to note that there seems to have been a tonal shift in the games that people like away from the puzzly and mechanical towards the social and shrewd and funny. I wonder if and how reality games on television have affected this. Could The Genius exist without the recent resurgence, and could it fuel a new audience for gaming?
That was a bit clumsy. Still, I’ve got a Wii U now, so feel free to add me (BrigBother) and I’ll set up a Bother’s Bar Mario Kart/Smash Bros tourney in the near future. I’m BrigBother on PSN as well, so feel free to add me there.
Also Miranda’s Non-Generation Game Generation Game films on Friday!