Author Archives: Lee

About Lee

Lee Laughead writes stuff about video games. Read his Twitter at https://twitter.com/Mesarphelous even though Twitter sucks.

How to Fix MOBAs and How Blizzard Already Did It

How to Fix MOBAs and How Blizzard Already Did It Pictured: Average MOBA player Why are MOBA players such titantic pricks? MOBAs are still gigantically popular despite being frustrating to play and despite their objectively horrible communities. Somehow they manage … Continue reading

League of Legends, Online Gaming, Pay-to-Win, Video Gaming

A Review of The Final Specimen

A Review of The Final Specimen I received a free copy of this game in exchange for writing this review. It’s cool, though; I told the author that I would only accept it under the condition that I could badmouth … Continue reading

Commissioned, LEE YOU SOLD OUT I'M NEVER COMING BACK HERE AGAIN, Platformer, Video Gaming

The Lament of the Vanishing Game

The Lament of the Vanishing Game Not every article of media gets properly preserved. There are all sorts of movies , TV shows , and books thought to be gone forever. If we are fortunate, they may be rediscovered, but … Continue reading

MMO, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

Calculords Owns

Calculords Owns Seanbaby has been my favorite writer since I first saw his website in 1997. His x-treme writing style has been a gigantic influence on mine, and his video game reviews are always hysterical. I think his two articles … Continue reading

Android, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Strategy, Video Gaming

Darkest Dungeon Beta Review

Darkest Dungeon Beta Review Yes, it’s another Roguelike-like. I don’t care if you’re sick of them, because I probably never will be. Darkest Dungeon is a dungeon crawler inspired by the legions of Roguelikes, and is nearly as brutal. It … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Horror, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Roguelike-Like, RPG or thereabouts, Strategy, Video Gaming

Risk of Rain

Risk of Rain Roguelike-likes have swiftly become my favorite video game genre, outclassing politically trendy walking simulators and self-flagellation platformers by a long shot. There is randomness, but in a good Roguelike or Roguelike-like (we’ve got to find a better … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Roguelike-Like, Video Gaming

Probably updating next week

I know I just came back from a despair-fueled six month hiatus, but my father passed away yesterday and I’m traveling back to Iowa to visit my family. He always gave me encouragement and looked up video game stuff for … Continue reading

Not Video Gaming, Personal Life

A Review of "Masters of Doom"

A Review of Masters of Doom Doom was a legendarily great game that will be remembered until the MayanNazis initiate the Obamocalpyse of 2023 and at last exterminate humanity, but you don’t need me to repeat the praises that have … Continue reading

Books, First-Person, This isn't just a video game this is ART you wouldn't understand it you plebian filth, Video Gaming

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth — GOTY 2014

  The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth — GOTY 2014 The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is everything I could have hoped for. I wrote two articles in 2012 and 2013 about how much I loved the original and its expansion, so … Continue reading

Horror, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Roguelike-Like, Video Gaming

Shovel Knight: Actually as Good as People Say It Is

Shovel Knight : Actually as Good as People Say It Is Shovel Knight gets it. It doesn’t follow the cargo cult routine of indie games who use sprite-based graphics instead of good game design; it groks its favorite NES games … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Music, Platformer, Video Gaming