Geek Culture, Opinion

Why Is Geek Culture So Toxic?

The geek culture community has always been an inviting place for me to come and discuss my thoughts on several of my favorite fandoms. You would think you'd be able to network with fellow lovers of your of your favorite franchises, and have a healthy discussion. Right? WRONG. Geek culture is full of some of… Continue reading Why Is Geek Culture So Toxic?

Retro Gaming, Video Games

Cult Classic Throwback: The Sims

Welcome to today's installment of Cult Classic Throwback with your pals at 101 Militia Gaming! Today we are going to talk about one of the most popular cult classic games of all time. Yep, you've got it - we're discussing the original The Sims. Like many young kids, I was first introduced to The Sims… Continue reading Cult Classic Throwback: The Sims

Opinion, Video Games

Xbox Exclusives We Wish Were On PlayStation

It's no secret that we here at 101 Militia Gaming are strictly PlayStation gamers...well, I guess we like Nintendo too, but that's a discussion for a different day. Even though we are fully committed to Sony’s masterpiece consoles, there are definitely some titles across the pond at Microsoft that have caught our eye. These are… Continue reading Xbox Exclusives We Wish Were On PlayStation

Dungeons and Dragons, Table Top Gaming

The Highest Level of All. Yeah, You’d Have to be High.

Sometimes I come across an interesting little curio that strikes me as incredibly odd, whether that be strangely good, horribly bad, or weird in a way that I wonder how it was ever made in the first place. Such is the case with a little offering that’s simply titled Fantasy Wargaming (tag line, The Highest… Continue reading The Highest Level of All. Yeah, You’d Have to be High.

Opinion, Video Games

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, The Greatest Entry That Revolutionized A Franchise

Oh the great memories of playing Black Flag at 2 A.M, singing sea shanties with my crew quietly while my wife sleeps in the next room. I have never been more invested into an Assassin's Creed game EVER. There was something about Black Flag that set itself apart from every entry previous, and honestly every… Continue reading Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, The Greatest Entry That Revolutionized A Franchise

Review, Video Games

Naughty Dog Delivers The Greatest Game Of The Generation…Again

What is it that makes a game great? Great story telling? Flawless gameplay? Realistic character development? Gorgeous graphics? Well I'm here to tell you that a game of that magnitude exists. That game is The Last Of Us Part II. Not only has the development team at Naughty Dog produce the greatest game of the… Continue reading Naughty Dog Delivers The Greatest Game Of The Generation…Again

Interview, Video Games

Interview With M2H And Blackmill Games

It's not easy developing a decent game set during the events of the first world war. That's why when we get one, it's truly a reason to rejoice. The great minds over at M2H and Blackmill Games have given us not one, but two amazing WW1 first person shooters this generation. Those who know me… Continue reading Interview With M2H And Blackmill Games

Opinion

30 Day Geek Out Challenge…in 1 Day

This week I found a 30 Day Geek Out Challenge and I thought, wow, I could totally do that! But then I remember that I work full-time and have a newborn baby so realistically doing this for 30 straight days? Yeah, probably not going to happen. So then I thought I would just answer all… Continue reading 30 Day Geek Out Challenge…in 1 Day

Opinion

Best Geek Shops Around Champaign, IL

101 Militia Gaming is based in the University city of Champaign, IL. Not only is it the home of the 101, it's the home of some of the coolest geek stores in the midwest! If you're in the market to blow your money at some of the coolest, small businesses, look no further. Check out… Continue reading Best Geek Shops Around Champaign, IL

Table Top Gaming

Five Contenders for Family Game Night (Cabin-In-The-Woods Edition)

So next month my family is taking a trip out to the-middle-of-nowhere-Ohio to enjoy a little peace and quiet in a nice cabin. We booked the cabin considering essentially one main factor: it’s far away from people, places, and things. This is excellent for de-stressing, but it also means we’ll have to provide our own… Continue reading Five Contenders for Family Game Night (Cabin-In-The-Woods Edition)