Scott White
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Born and raised in the mitten state, Scott has been around video games for his entire life. A lover of most genres of video games (he is not one for the racing or sports games), he is especially fond of RPGs and Fighting games. Scott is far from a one-trick nerd though also having interests involving card games, such as Magic, board games, and Dungeons and Dragons. Outside of game related items, he finds giant robots (Gundam, Transformers, anything that combines into bigger robots) to be the shit , enjoys the occasional anime, and has a fondness for epic fantasy novels. The nerd is strong with this one.

Vesuvius Media – Creating an Accessible Board Game Saga

Prior to PAX, I had never heard of the small indie developer from Nova Scotia, Vesuvius Media. Now, after having had the chance to meet and speak with a couple of their game designers, they will be one I keep…

Talking Bots with Drew Nolosco, Brand Manager for Transformers TCG

While at PAX this year, I along with fellow editor, Alex O’Neill, had the pleasure of being able to sit down and talk big giant robots and card games with Drew Nolosco, brand manager at Wizards of the Coast for…

Cardpocalypse Preview

There’s something charming and endearing about looking at a zombie turtle called “Rigor Tortoise,” that has been made better by a child’s stickers that improve its stats, only to kill it moments later with your own “Rabbit Foot” card. The…

Borderlands 3 – The Pros, Cons, and Questions Left Unanswered

As a longtime fan of the Borderlands series, I was rather ecstatic when I found out that Gearbox would be doing a panel at PAX East this year. Waiting in line for what felt like days, I ascended the escalator…

Project Witchstone – The Game That Could Change the CRPG Genre As We Know It

One aspect that computer representations of tabletop RPGs (or CRPGS) have never been able to adopt from their tabletop variety cousins is the absolute freedom of choice that comes with playing that way. The ability for players to choose and…

Panzer Paladin Preview

The studio behind Mercenary Kings and Flinthook, Tribute Games, treated fans to at PAX their recently revealed latest title, the mech and demon action-platformer, Panzer Paladin. Adopting a similar gameplay style as a old school Mega Man or Castlevania, you…

Professor RPG: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Basics Primer

Welcome students, Professor RPG here! Need help understanding the Equipment Fusion system in Tales of Zestiria? Perhaps you would like a more deep dive into the history of Ivalice?  What in the world does the Intelligence stat do in that…

Metro Exodus – A Blind Entrance to the Series

I’ve long found myself intrigued by the premise of the Metro series, but for one reason or another, I’ve simply never taken the plunge into the post-nuclear war wasteland of Moscow. Metro Exodus’ more wide open frozen landscape and apparent…

VGBC: Thimbleweed Park Episode 2 – Complete Parts 4-6!

Each month, members of Irrational Passions will play through a new game. From modern to retro, obscure to popular, games we’ve played and those we haven’t, we will be hitting checkpoints as we go, sharing our experiences. Play along and…

Jump Force Review

  To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Weekly Jump, the highly successful manga magazine, Jump Force has pulled together stars from throughout its history to do battle with one another. Pitting the likes of Goku against Kenshin or Ichigo against…

Hyper Jam Review

    Studio Bit Dragon has nailed the frantic, fast-paced gameplay of an arcade-style twin-stick arena brawler with their new game, Hyper Jam. It gives me nostalgic butterflies, from being in the arcade playing games like Smash TV. Hyper Jam…

Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Review

Ace Combat 7 marks the series’ console return to the fictional alternate-reality version of Earth, known as Strangereal, after 12 years. Once more, you take to the skies as an ace fighter pilot fighting to turn the tide of this…