Lizzy’s Adventures in Wonderland: Introduction

Hiya, I’m Lizzy, a brand new AP staffer!  As a way to use my talents to their fullest extent it was decided that I would do well writing a blog. Anime was something I once loved and had hoped to fall in love with again. Wanting to kill two birds with one stone, my blog is a way to chronicle one fan’s journey back into fandom.  I hope you enjoy it!

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Nerd Night 12-22-14 Featured Game: Scott Pilgrim vs The World

Scott Pilgrim Vs The World the Game
A Nerd Night featured game review
Brian Larson
12-22-14

Based off the movie, based of the Canadian comic, the game is an old style beat-em-up that supports up to 4 players. It is very reminiscent of the old ninja turtles or X men arcade machines, but with more complex violence. I downloaded it off PSN because I loved the movie, but I finished it for love of the game. It was loaded with super Nintendo era references, the general style (based of the comic) was very engrossing, and all the nostalgia that comes with beating up dozens of baddies with help from weapons dropped by enemies, the environment, and help from my friends took me back to my childhood gaming roots.

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Punch Foods: Buddha’s Hand Chutney

You might not guess it, but a big part of Anime Punch staff culture is cooking.  Almost all of our internal parties are built around a feast, and in our day to day lives exploring new foods, flavors, restaurants, drinks, and so forth is a major hobby.  Maybe it’s because we live in the heart of a foodie town, or maybe it’s just because food is awesome, but food is at our core.  So, we’re going to start something new and put some of our exploits online to see if people like it!

Ideally, all the recipes will be something you can throw together with exotic ingredients that we found locally.  So up first, is a chutney using mango, persimmon, and Buddha’s hand.

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Nerd Night 12/1/14 Featured Game: We Love Katamari

We Love Katamari
A nerd night review
Allexus Scott
12-1-14

“We love Katamari” is a great game, like all the Katamari games. It is the second game in the franchise, and is pretty simple to understand. Whether you are playing it yourself, or just watching someone, the eccentric and colorful experience is a lot of fun!

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Nerd Night 11-24-14 Featured Game: Super Smash Bros

Smash Bros Competitive Gaming
Commentary and Experience
By Dan Tucker
11/24/14

Have you played a Super Smash Bros. game (known in the land of the rising sun as Dairantō Smash Brothers)? I’m guessing you have, since Smash as a series has been a Nintendo staple since 1999. We’ve been smashing and meteoring our friends to grisly, explosive deaths for the better part of 20 years now. That’s a lot of burnt stocks (a single “stock” being a life in the game, should you be playing survival and not for score). I’ve played a lot of Smash myself, but only recently this year was I turned onto the competitive scene. My eyes have been opened. For years I’ve been a Casual Scrublord, not privy to the true depth every single game in the series offers.

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Nerd Night 11-17-14 Featured Game: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

Far Cry 3 : Blood Dragon
Game review/plug
By Scott Warford
11/17/2014

Starting on the three year anniversary of Nerd Night, we added a permanent gaming element to the event, with each week featuring a game specially chosen by one of our staffers for one reason and one reason alone: Because they love it.  For our first installment of this, Scott Warford, one of the major editors and producers of the Nerd Night video track has selected Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon.   Below is his write up!

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8-13-12 Podcast: Shark Week!

Google self-driving cars, Columbus Gamer collapses after binge gaming, Kim Dotcom’s mansion raided, and Shark Week!

Columbus Nerd Night Podcast #10

This Podcast is a product of the Columbus Nerd Night, a weekly event for Central Ohio nerds to get together, have a few drinks, watch some movies, or just hang out.  Every week we record a podcast and open the mic up to anyone who wants to jump in at times.  To see upcoming topics or suggest your own hit up the  Podcast Forum Thread

8-6-12 Podcast: Mars Rover

Mars rover lands, Olympic Nerds, Super-account Hacking, Dr Who Season 7, Godaikocon review, and Snoop Lion appreciation fan club.

Columbus Nerd Night Podcast #9

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This Podcast is a product of the Columbus Nerd Night, a weekly event for Central Ohio nerds to get together, have a few drinks, watch some movies, or just hang out.  Every week we record a podcast and open the mic up to anyone who wants to jump in at times.  To see upcoming topics or suggest your own hit up the  Podcast Forum Thread

7-30-12 Podcast: Hobbits and Fiber

Google Fiber, Sally Ride Dies, Chicken Drama, Hobbits, Total Recall remake

Columbus Nerd Night Podcast #8

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This Podcast is a product of the Columbus Nerd Night, a weekly event for Central Ohio nerds to get together, have a few drinks, watch some movies, or just hang out.  Every week we record a podcast and open the mic up to anyone who wants to jump in at times.  To see upcoming topics or suggest your own hit up the  Podcast Forum Thread

Toradora: Belated review

Toradora:
A Belated review
Michael
2-11-11

*I wrote this article the first time we were going to put out a circular, then I forgot about it, then I found it, now I’m posting it.  I have not edited it since then, though I probably should.  I am hesitant to though, as at this moment my primary rememberances of the show are that despite the promises of the opening credits, there were no instances of pudding OR parades!  What a jyp! *

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