Stardew Valley’s Longevity

When it comes to simulation games, how far do you get in the game before inevitably starting over? Business simulators tend to have some sort of goal or endpoint, even if the game is able to be played past that endpoint. Game Dev Tycoon, for example, tallies your score traditionally at the end of 35 […]

Indie Game List for 2021

For Christmas this past year, one of the gifts I received was a gift card to Steam. Considering there were a handful of games on Steam that have been stuck in Wish List Limbo, I took this as an opportunity to buy and download a few of them.  With the pandemic happening, video games are […]

To Be In Control

Happy Monday, everyone! I apologize for no solo posts last week. This whole virus nonsense has been throwing many people — myself included — for a loop, particularly where my day job is concerned. Diving into video games has been my go-to coping method. When Rachel and I decided to do a themed month of […]

Simulation Games I Want To See

Happy Tuesday! Let’s talk some more about simulation games. Specifically, let’s discuss some simulation games I would love to see. Pokemon Ranch upgrade Does anyone remember this game? It came out on the Wii Ware back in March 2008. It was a wonderful game – even though there wasn’t much to do in it. You […]

Friday Favorites: Harvest Moon Games

Happy Friday everyone! The Harvest Moon series — rather, Story of Seasons as it’s called now — was probably my first dip into the simulation video game genre. While I’ve definitely turned my attention more towards Stardew Valley than this series, plenty of Harvest Moon games still hold a special place in my heart. Animal […]

Why I Love Simulation Games

Happy Thursday! We love the simulation genre so much that we decided to dedicate a month to it. There’s a lot to talk about when it comes to simulation games and, for some reason, there’s just something so special about them. What exactly is the simulation genre? Simulation games mimic activities from real life. You […]

Celebrating Simulation Games

It’s a new month in the year, and this March we’re thinking of celebrating one of our favorite genres of video games. Simulation games have become some of our most played games recently, with games like Stardew Valley and the Sims franchise. The new Animal Crossing game is coming out this month, Rune Factory 4 […]

Monday Memories: New Genres

Happy Monday everyone! Have you ever thought of how you were introduced to certain game franchises that you continue to play today? Or how they may have shaped your gaming preferences over the years? That’s what this Monday Memories is about. While I don’t remember how exactly we got on the topic of Sims 2, […]

Top Tuesday: Favorite Simulation Games

Happy Tuesday and happy March! I’ve been playing a variety of games lately – some new, but mostly old. I’ve been thinking a lot about my favorite genres and decided to break them up into favorite lists. The Sims This is certainly no secret that I enjoy The Sims. I stream it often and I […]