YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #195

Up this week: Undertale – join in as we play through this beloved RPG to answer the question: can we find our way out of the Underground while taking the “pacifist” route? Yooka-Laylee – can Yooka and Laylee recover the last pages of the magical “One Book?” Let’s play and find out! Nostalgic Notions –…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #194

Up this week: Undertale – join in as we play through this beloved RPG to answer the question: can we find our way out of the Underground while taking the “pacifist” route? Yooka-Laylee – can Yooka and Laylee recover the last pages of the magical “One Book?” Let’s play and find out! Nostalgic Notions –…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #193

Up this week: Undertale – join in as we play through this beloved RPG to answer the question: can we find our way out of the Underground while taking the “pacifist” route? Celeste – what is Celeste Mountain? And why is a girl named Madeline climbing it? Watch and find out as we play Celeste!…

Coming Soon: Celebrating Cheeky Charlatans!

With the jolly month of April on the horizon, we here at Virtual Bastion are revisiting one of our favorite yearly themes: April Fool’s! Not literally, of course, because we’re not fooling around with our chosen subject. This year we’re going to be profiling our favorite (or “favorite,” as the case may be) “Cheeky Charlatans”…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #192

Up this week: Celeste (PS4, 2018) – what is Celeste Mountain? And why is a girl named Madeline climbing it? Watch and find out as we play Celeste! Yooka-Laylee (PS4, 2017) – can Yooka and Laylee recover the last pages of the magical “One Book?” Let’s play and find out! Nostalgic Notions (multiple consoles) –…

Here, There, and Everywhere in The Witcher 3

Considering that my last update on my playthrough of The Witcher 3 was in November of 2020, one might think that I would be done with Geralt’s adventures some four months later. That couldn’t be farther from the case. However, I do think I might be on the verge of completing the game’s main story,…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #191

Up this week: Celeste (PS4, 2018) – what is Celeste Mountain? And why is a girl named Madeline climbing it? Watch and find out as we play Celeste! Yooka-Laylee (PS4, 2017) – can Yooka and Laylee recover the last pages of the magical “One Book?” Let’s play and find out! Nostalgic Notions (multiple consoles) –…

Happy Tenth Birthday Dragon Age II, and, I’m Sorry

This week marks the tenth anniversary of the release of Dragon Age II, one of my favorite and most-played games of the past couple years. Had you told me in 2011 that this game would become something special in my life, I can only imagine that I would have laughed, hard. For you see, after…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #190

Up this week: Celeste (PS4, 2018) – what is Celeste Mountain? And why is a girl named Madeline climbing it? Watch and find out as we play Celeste! Yooka-Laylee (PS4, 2017) – can Yooka and Laylee recover the last pages of the magical “One Book?” Let’s play and find out! The Last Campfire (PS4, 2020)…

Listening to Let’s Plays

We all have our own gaming quirks and idiosyncrasies, and I think one of mine that I’ve developed over the past few years could be filed as one: listening to rather than watching Let’s Plays. It sounds kind of odd, right? I mean, the whole purpose of a Let’s Play series is to watch someone…