Author Archives: Roo

Echo Screen Live #79: Better Gaming Through Emulation

Emulation. The big E. The Scourge of gaming companies everywhere… or is it? Does emulation of video games really hurt the industry? Or is there a way it could become profitable? The guys discuss. Join and chat with us live every other Wednesday at 9pm EST. We’re now a podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, and Android […]

Echo Screen Live #78: The MUSICAL!

MUSICALS! Who doesn’t love them? … Besides the Commodore. Roo tries his best to convince Commie to embrace the showtune, and also discuss why musicals are not only everywhere you least expect, but also powerful teaching tools: from learning about the first Secretary of the U.S. Treasury to why you shouldn’t feed plants human blood. […]

Echo Screen Live #77: Pay-to-Win Games

From Hearthstone to Magic: The Gathering, there’s a long history of games that become easier when you throw more money at the creators. But is this capitalism run amok, destroying everything good in the world, or just a decent way to monetize a game and make it continually fresh? The guys discuss. Join and chat […]

Echo Screen Live #76: Autonomous Vehicles and You!

KITT? The Batmobile? Benny the Cab? As self-driving cars become reality, what form will they take? Will the government really let your car hurtle you down the road at breakneck speeds on its own? Or is it all just a bunch of hype? Join and chat with us live every other Wednesday at 9pm EST. […]