Beyond Bossfights Episode 29 – Anxiety

Beyond BossfightsIn this episode of Beyond Bossfights, I’ve got Andang and Professor Beej with me to talk about a problem that many people experience: anxiety. They share their personal experiences and struggles, and try to help me understand what coping with anxiety looks like day to day.

 

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Vacation Adventures: Braxclan Geocaching Log

CompassI’ve not been doing much gaming lately, as the family and I are on vacation in the north lakes. We stay with my parents at their summer place, and this year my sister also made the trip with her family. It’s been one big weeklong family get-together! Typically, though, we take one day to go off on our own, just myself, Mrs. Brax and the kids, and do something besides the normal fishing, swimming, and eating that normally comprises our vacation days.

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Beyond Bossfights Episode 28 – Tomb Raider, Fallout 4, Pokemon Go and Mini NES

Beyond BossfightsIn this episode, I talk about the month that changed video games forever! Also, I talk about my experience with Tomb Raider (2014), Fallout 4, Pokemon Go!, the mini NES and Amazon Prime day.

 

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Pokémon, Go.

PikachuI have no emotional attachment to Pokémon. I was three years into college when the first Nintendo game was released in Japan in 1996. By the time it was unveiled to North America in late 1998, I was settling into my first corporate position and planning out how to propose marriage to my longtime fiancé. I had other things going on. The only thing I knew about Pokémon was that my soon-to-be nephew (a toddler) always wanted to go to McDonalds so he could get a Pikachu thing in his happy meal. That’s what I equate Pokémon to: baby toys. So, if I sound dismissive of the IP, know that it’s only because they might as well have made a Beanie Baby Go for all I care.

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