Ultimate Tournament of Awesomeness

Alright, folks.  Time to find out once and for all: who would win?

Last week at Fire Hose Games, we got into a debate over the age-old question, Vikings vs. Robots (not what you thought, eh?).  We asked our twitter/facebook followers to chime in on the results, and according to the chatter, Robots win.  Then today day we asked Assassins vs. Pirates.  Seems like Assassins are kicking booty. (haha, get it?)

We’ve created a tournament.  32 teams will battle it out.

We’re keeping track on our big board here at FHG.

Here’s how to play.  Every day we’ll pit two teams against one another.  You vote on Facebook.  Simple as that.

The winner of the tournament will have the honor of having the FHG team dress up as them.

And before you start asking all kinds of smart questions like “win at what?” I will preempt you.  It’s up to you– your own …

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Awesome Games You Can Play with One Hand

Here at Fire Hose Games, we care about having our hands free for various purposes (high fives, caffeine imbibery, pillow fights), which is why we created “Beverage Mode” in Slam Bolt Scrappers, where you can play one-handed. We submit, for your perusal, four inspirational games that you can play with one hand.

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Massachusetts and the Gaming Industry

And now, for something completely different.

If you don’t care about the industry in MA, then feel free to skip right on to our other content, but if you are a game developer, designer, artist, producer, etc. or know someone who is, then I encourage you to take a minute to read up on why tax incentives are becoming such an important issue.

Last night, I attended the Massachusetts, Evolved event put on by the New England Games Special Interest Group of the MIT Enterprise Forum (NE Games SIG).  I want to talk about why I feel that it was such an important event, and what I feel needs to happen to continue moving this conversation forward.

As a bit of background, this conversation really got rolling when Curt Schilling and his gaming company, 38 Studios, up and left Massachusetts for greener pastures in Rhode Island- $75 million in loan guarantees greener, to be precise.  With the exodus of an estimated 200 high-tech jobs, MA legislators started to take notice.

There are two …

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