Happy Halloween, dear readers! To celebrate this most macabre time of year, Charlie and I each selected five spectacularly spooky video game tracks. As a trick for this musical treat, we hid any identifying information from the track names and traded our mystery mixtapes. In addition to exchanging songs, we provided each other with a … Continue reading Haunting Video Game Music and Spooky Beers for Halloween
So far, my October has been filled with haunting video games and pumpkin beers that resemble baked goods from a family gathering. It’s time to crank things up to 11 with a new brew that packs some heat and a game that pays tribute to the schlock and awe of 80’s horror. Atomic Pumpkin Prior … Continue reading Weekly Brews and Reviews: Going Atomic with Skullface
Wider distribution is a blessing of the modern age. Thanks to the efforts of craft brewers and Japanese game publishers, I was able to experience a limited release of a preferred brew, along with a title from my favorite game series that I missed out on nearly 30 years ago. Cold Pressed Coffee Pumking Southern … Continue reading Weekly Brews and Reviews: Of Kings and Castle(vania)s
A NEW CONTRIBUTOR APPROACHES! CHARLIE TAKES THE STAGE! I am super happy to announce a new contributor to Digital Draughts- all around awesome dude and retro games enthusiast, Charlie! You can (and should) check out Charlie’s other work as an editor at Nintendeal, where a small team of dedicated Nintendo fans brings you the freshest … Continue reading Carts & Cocktails: Introduction & Stage 1-1
Now that the spooky season of October is in full swing, it is high time I relished in some haunting games and dark beers. What better way to start than a macabre fairy-tale and a heavy metal brew? Black As Your Soul (Port Wine Barrel Aged) The creative minds at Adroit Theory Brewing Company regularly experiment … Continue reading Weekly Brews and Reviews: Soul Searching in the Dark
There is a distinction between bad art and media that simply isn’t for you. This can be a difficult lesson to learn, as shocking imagery or complex flavors can often be used to mask a poorly constructed experience. Playing a graphically violent video game with crumby mechanics or drinking an unbalanced hoppy brew can cause … Continue reading Doom with Founders Brewing Company’s Doom
I love to see the innovation creators can bring to their established works. To look at an already beloved piece and say, “Hmm, you know what would make this even better?” So I was quite happy to dive into not one, but two enhanced editions over the past week. Bourbon Barrel Sidamo I first tried … Continue reading Weekly Brews and Reviews: For Coffee, and Castilla!