Tagged: Rae Johnston


WhySoSerious-Swatch-BlackOn the second day of PAX it was time to take to the stage and deliver an insightful look behind the scenes of games writing. Thanks to a few friends in high places making up the panel, and some more on the day, here’s the entire panel for those who missed out. Continue reading “PAX AUS: Our “Why so serious?” panel – audio edition” »

how-pax-australia-symbolises-the-aussie-gamer-999It’s been a week since life returned to some semblance of normalcy in the shadow of PAX Australia. There’s been plenty to read about the three days dedicated to gaming, some good, some bad and I thought I’d weigh in from both a media and personal point of view. Continue reading “Opinion: A heartfelt look back at PAX Australia” »



This week Josh and Dave return to Sydney with tall tales of drama, fun and excitement from last week’s gaming bonanza PAX Australia. The lads detail everything that went down, the people they met, the event’s vibe and, of course, their “Why So Serious?” panel. Continue reading “Podcast: Episode 134 – PAX AUS Special” »

paxaustraliaNow that PAX Australia has been and gone it’s post-mortem time as we split open the carcass and dissect it piece by piece. Tonight we’re all about panels, hardware, game previews and the nerd-tastic  crowd. Tune in 8pm Wednesday AEST for the rawDLC live feed. Continue reading “Podcast: The PAX AUS-cast” »

WHY_SO_SERIOUS_by_WarOfLandAndSeaAs we sat in the media room close to 2pm gathering our thoughts and knocking out final preparations for our panel at the Wombat Theatre at 4pm, there was a buzz outside. Plenty of gamers have been happy to queue up for PAX panels but we weren’t expecting this. Continue reading “PAX AUS: Day 2 – Our “Why so serious?” panel” »

PAX_Australia_admissionAs PAX Australia draws closer and closer, less than a mere week away, Josh and Dave are getting a little excited. rawDLC and a bunch of their pals will be on stage in their very own panel and the guys want to make sure their faithful fans have their say. Continue reading “PAX AUS: Use your noggin and contribute to our panel” »


nerd_vs_geek_by_shinigamisgem-d46pmxjCan’t we all just get along? There are enough four letter words used to insult and humiliate, but geeks and nerds still feel the need to draw up battle lines and even argue what defines each side. Isn’t it time to put aside the hate and collaborate? Continue reading “For Your Ears Only: Geeks vs. nerds and four letter words” »


DIR1This week Josh and Dave recruit two lovely ladyfolk, Techlife’s Rae Johnston and Geek Bomb’s Danii Johnstone to help defeat the undead hordes of Dead Island: Riptide. The group muses over the GTA V trailer and how gaming improves your mind-brain. Continue reading “Podcast: Episode 125 – “Urban” balls” »

DIR-Release-DateThis week get infected by Techlife’s Rae ‘Hope you’ve finished BioShock Infinite’ Johnston and Geek Bomb’s Danii ‘Facelips’ Johnstone for Dead Island: Riptide. Buckle up for an uncensored look at the gaming world. Tune in 8pm Wednesday AEST for the rawDLC live feed. Continue reading “Podcast: How can the same shit happen to the same guys, twice? Make the undead die hard in Dead Island: Riptide” »


dancing-gorbachevCameos, they happen often in movies and on TV so why not video games? We’re not talking easter eggs. Imagine Nathan Drake from Uncharted giving Kratos a hand by emptying a clip into Ares’ face. The lads explore this killer concept with Geek Bomb’s Rae Johnston. Continue reading “For Your Ears Only: We need more cameos in gaming – with Rae Johnston” »