GRIDZONE: A New Incarnation of a New Sport
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Posted by Paul on May 27, 2014 | Short Link

I have a feeling my new favorite football game this year isn’t going to be a football game at all. With the release of GridZone (a revamped version of the now-obsolete GridBall), Gary Brown has managed to improve on a game that earned an Honorable Mention for 2013′s Best New Game of the Year. GridZone […]

Lynx Sports Group: Xtreme Football Strategy Review
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Posted by Paul on May 22, 2014 | Short Link

I was ten years old when I invented my first football game. It had a rudimentary game engine. It was played with a deck of ordinary playing cards and two notebook-pages of charts. Page 1 was a set of charts for Offense results. You called either “pass” or “run” before each play. If you pulled […]

Accountability Partners
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Posted by Paul on April 13, 2013 | Short Link

When I was eight years old I briefly owned a turtle. Like, for a day. I don’t remember where he came from: pet store? a friend? found crawling in the garden? No idea. I kept it, unadvisedly, in an old aquarium that happened to be wasting on the back porch of my Grandparent’s house in […]

1960 LA Chargers Replay – week 2
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Posted by Paul on March 11, 2013 | Short Link

HOUSTON – The Los Angeles Chargers put themselves in a hole early, when Quarterback Jack Kemp fumbled the ball away on the opening play of the game. Four plays later, the Houston Oilers led 7-0. After two weeks of play, the Chargers are 0-2 and Kemp’s performances have critics itching to have the twenty-five-year-old from […]

Diggin’ Deep Football: Game Review

Posted by Paul on February 13, 2013 | Short Link

Have you ever quit on a game because it just didn’t click for you? After a couple of stalled attempts to play Diggin’ Deep Football, I almost gave up. Something about it just wasn’t working for me and I blamed the game, because obviously it couldn’t have been my problem, right? But I didn’t give […]

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