First off, let me start out by congratulating the guys from EverydayGamers.com for reaching the huge milestone of their 200th podcast. I was first introduced to them a few months ago, and was lucky enough to be invited on to episode 193 of their podcast. Since then, I've been riding a wave of momentum, have connected and met a LOT of awesome people and overall fell in love with the independent gaming journalist community.
I owe them big time for all of this, and that's the truth.
So on their 200th episode, they were recounting memories and moments over the years, some they had and others that all the listeners. Imagine my surprise when I heard my name mentioned as a favorite moment, when I joined them for the episode. The guys had nothing but amazing things to say about me and my little old project here, and honestly, I couldn't be more proud to call them all my friends.
But back to their listeners. One of them, Timothy, or @WiiR4Him as he is known on twitter as, did something for me completely out of the blue a couple of weeks ago. You see, when I got my new laptop and created my Steam account and invited everyone to friend me, he was one of the first to do so. On top of that, he sent me a Steam code for a game he so generously gifted me as a way to welcome me to the wonderful world of PC gaming.
That game, is the game I played tonight: Dynamite Jack.
First impressions of the game is that it's Bomberman, in a slightly more realistic setting, with a lot darker of tones than the upbeat cartoonish style of Bomberman. Also, it's darker in the fact that you are in caves and need a flashlight to navigate. But don't let the bad guys you are sneaking around and away from see your flashlight, or you will get riddled with bullets. This was a lesson I had to learn the hard way, about eight times in a row.
Another thing I noticed, thanks to the lack of support for my Xbox controller, is that I suck horribly at controlling a character with the up-down-left-right keys. Or any keyboard keys, for that matter. This is the exact reason why I insisted on playing PC games with a controller, because I am far from being adequetly trained or accustomed to controlling a game with kep