Category Archives: News

This episode is brought to you by the letter “Fail”

By Alex Hamilton on in News

A funny thing happened on the way to the recording of the 10/21/2014 webcast – it broke. Badly. Click on through for the not-so-show notes and an explanation of what you heard.

The Doubleclicks Warm The Valley With Geekery, Guitar, And A Cat Keyboard

By Alex Hamilton on in Nerd Culture, News, Review

I’m not a fan of reading, and Jane Austen is one of my least favorite authors ever. What I am a fan of is ladies, and I was such a big fan of one of them that I asked her … Continue reading

Remembering a Valley Radio Icon

By Alex Hamilton on in News

Long time valley radio icon Chuck Artigue passed away on Friday, July 4th. He served as General Manager for┬áKDKB, KUPD, KSLX, and KDUS until retiring in October of 2013. Prior to that he was also affiliated with KTAR and KPNX, … Continue reading

Free RPG Day 2014: Imperial Outpost Games

By Alex Hamilton on in News

Free Comic Book Day started back in 2002 and has slowly developed into a widely recognized event in the nerd world – on the first Saturday in May anyone can go to their local participating comic shop and pick up … Continue reading

Play or Draw – First Impressions

By Alex Hamilton on in News, Review

Ah, the smell of fresh paint and cleaning supplies! The folks at Play or Draw in Avondale have been working hard at getting their store set to go, and today they finally moved forward with their soft launch. It’s a … Continue reading

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, right?

By Alex Hamilton on in Elder Scrolls Online, Grab Bag, Magic: The Gathering, Nerd Culture, News, Video Games

That’s what they say, anyway. I hope it’s true since I haven’t posted in lots of days. Out of town happens, apparently, as does “stuff”. Here’s a number of brief updates using everyone’s favorite tool – bullet points! I’d call … Continue reading

Oculus Rift: From Kickstarter’s Millions to Zuckerberg’s Billions

By Alex Hamilton on in News

I was just about to log out for the night when I saw this little gem cross my monitor, and it’s simply too stunning to let sit until tomorrow: Oculus VR, makers of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, was … Continue reading

Nexon Chief to devs: No More Crappy Flappy

By Alex Hamilton on in News, Video Games

Nobody will mistake me for a fan of Nexon, their games, or their business model. Atlantica Online is the only game they host that I might consider playing, and Dragon Nest was so off-puting that it earned a spot on … Continue reading

Duelyst is officially a thing, becomes inaugural entry on Watch List

By Alex Hamilton on in Duelyst, News

Here at The Blogadin we like to think we have our finger on the pulse of the video and hobby gaming industries. As such, we like to bring you news of up-and-coming properties that show some promise or fill a … Continue reading

Diablo 3 Auction House – An Obituary

By Alex Hamilton on in Diablo 3, News

Diablo 3 Auction house, 22 months, of Irvine, CA, gave up the gavel at 3am on March 18th, 2014. The Auction House was born amidst a storm of controversy and raised the ire of the masses and the nations, but … Continue reading

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