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Posts Tagged “participation”

Control Config Menus

Posted on December 9th, 2015 by Hitstun

I’ve been updating my VOGJAM game Skeleton Hunter with new features like custom button mapping. PC games need this because players might have foreign keyboards, nonstandard gamepads, or disabilites that make the default controls unusable. Mine works like the PC version of Skullgirls where every action has both a keyboard key and a gamepad button, […]

Retromania!!

Posted on July 30th, 2015 by Hitstun

Two weeks ago, Columbus Retro League put on an excellent pro wrestling-themed event. More than just a tournament, this show had all the promos, interviews, and hype you’d expect from a Pay Per View. About two hours in, I defended my CRL Season 2 #1 ranking in Fire Pro Wrestling D and WWF Royal Rumble, […]

Retro Gaming in Columbus

Posted on February 20th, 2015 by Hitstun

Columbus Underground interviewed Chris Bidwell about what’s cool about retro gaming, his invite-only tournament, the Hexadecathlon, and its expansion into a public tournament series, the Columbus Retro League. Retro games bring out a completely different crowd from the modern fighting game events, and it’s been great to get to know them. They know how to […]

I Need More Music

Posted on November 7th, 2014 by Hitstun

Hey, you! I need some music recommendations to get me through long days at work. In the comments, please give me an album or a playlist that I’m not already listening to and that I can find either on Spotify or free on the Internet somewhere. I’m an openminded metalhead and I like just about […]

Hitstun’s Challenge (and Failure)

Posted on September 25th, 2013 by Hitstun

For the past four years, I’ve been doing a weekly Twitch stream where I attack a game in my backlog. If I pick the game and fail to finish it in reasonable time, my viewers get to pick next week’s game as punishment. That happened tonight. This time, I’ve put up a poll with five […]