Insights from Marriott_Guy
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The following encompasses some of my thoughts on a little bit of everything regarding video gaming. One of my goals of this blog is to share with you some of the processes I go through when writing system reviews and the development of this website. Also included: game reviews, general collecting, even some of my my personal thoughts from being an 'old' gamer. You get a taste of it all. Hopefully you will find at least some of the following mildly interesting. Please enjoy!


Tribute to a Furry Gaming Buddy     by Marriott_Guy (23-Dec-13)

On October 15, 2013, my feline partner of over twenty years sadly passed away.  Always loyal, she was constantly by my side during gaming sessions or whatever else I happened to be working on.  The following is a tribute to my cherished companion Kramer.  Thank you for the memories and your unconditional love given to me.  


What’s Cookin’: 31-Oct-12     by Marriott_Guy (31-Oct-12)

Hello all. Just a quick update to let everyone know that a feedback section has been incorporated within each console page to allow you to share your expertise, experiences and insights with the rest of the gaming community. Comments are posted in real time, but any post that contains a web link must first be approved prior to being published. … Read more


What’s Cookin’: 20-Oct-12     by Marriott_Guy (20-Oct-12)

Well after rolling out VGCL 2.0, I am happy to report that the few bugs were corrected.  Thank you to all that tested it out and provided feedback.  We have been working on a few other things as well to further improve our website and content. An item that is in the works is a VGCL Mobile Edition.  The purpose … Read more


Life before the ESRB: Truly Hazardous Toys     by Marriott_Guy (11-Oct-12)

While kicking back this past weekend, the unexpected befell this aged bachelor – emergency babysitting duty of my 6 year old niece.  With little time to prepare, it was decided that we would just hang out at my humble abode for the evening.  To my surprise, she was not disappointed at all but actually ecstatic.  This would be her very … Read more


What’s Cookin’: 29-Aug-12 – VGCL 2.0!!     by Marriott_Guy (29-Aug-12)

Hello all. After many arduous months spent coding, I am pleased to finally present to you VGCL 2.0!  Before I delve into the specifics, please allow me a moment to describe its incarnation. While assisting a friend with the updating of his website (The Video Game Critic), I took a hard look at the overall structure of VGCL.  During my … Read more


Paging Father Time     by Marriott_Guy (31-Jan-12)

This past weekend my brother and I had our quarterly Gaming Night.  His perk for being the host was selecting the main game for the evening.  To my dismay, an online battle with Modern Warfare 3 was his choice. I had been down this road before with him in another Call of Duty installment.  Let me tell you – it … Read more


What’s Cookin’: 11-Dec-11     by Marriott_Guy (11-Dec-11)

Although it may seem quiet on the VGCL front, many changes have occurred over the course of the last few months. The creative juices are definitely alive and well! Read more


Video Game Weaponry – Magic Based     by Marriott_Guy (24-Sep-11)

As detailed in the first article in this series, game developers provide us with a variety of methods to inflict punishment upon, or defend ourselves against, the evil minions that occupy our gaming world.  These can be classified into the following categories: Melee          Ranged          Magic We previously reviewed the direct, brutal approach of wielding Melee weapons.  This writing will focus … Read more


Video Game Weaponry – Melee Based     by Marriott_Guy (16-Jun-11)

Game developers provide us with a myriad of instruments to defend ourselves against their virtual army of evil.  These can be classified into the following categories: Melee          Ranged          Magic This article will take a look at the first class, the Melee based method of assault/defense.  This writing is not meant to be all-inclusive, inventory type of document, but more of … Read more


MG’s Take: Fable III (360)     by Marriott_Guy (21-Apr-11)

Having been a fan of the first two installments in the series, I was thoroughly pumped to dive right into this latest release.  In Fable III, your Hero is once again pitted against the throes of evil, but this time you are tasked with both saving your beloved kingdom of Albion as well as becoming its competent ruler. Sure, this … Read more


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