September 2020 Tetris Tournament Completed!

The September 2020 Megacycle Entertainment Tetris tournament has concluded and you can see the commentary and videos here: September 2020 Tetris Tournament I’ve seen a lot of improvements and shifts in tactics from our players, compared to the last tournament. There are some really great matches here and I’m delighted with how it turned out. Read more about September 2020 Tetris Tournament Completed![…]

August 2020 Tetris Tournament Completed!

The Megacycle Entertainment Tetris tournament has concluded and you can see the commentary and videos here: Aug 2020 Tetris Trounament This tournament had a lot going on and I’m really happy how it turned out. There isn’t anything quite like a bunch of friends battling it out in some friendly competition. ^_^ Want to be Read more about August 2020 Tetris Tournament Completed![…]

April 2020 ‘Ship’ Build-off Competition – Completed

The April 2020 ‘Ship’ Build-off Competition has just concluded and these builds are amazing. Feel free to sign into the vanilla server, if you’d like to take a closer look or if you are feeling lazy, here is the Imgur link with all of the builds.April 2020 ‘Ship’ Build-off Competition Voting for your favorite builds Read more about April 2020 ‘Ship’ Build-off Competition – Completed[…]

Android Mobile Gaming Showcase – Yiotro

Good day Gamers! This post is going to be short, but I wanted to take a moment to share an Android Gaming Studio that I’ve really enjoyed over the years. Yiotro has been releasing games that run simply, have depth and are ad-free. The lack of micro-transactions, and clear instructions throughout the game, allow the Read more about Android Mobile Gaming Showcase – Yiotro[…]

Tapping into the Past with DOSBox

We, as a species, are on a truly exciting step of our evolutionary path. Technology, medicine, communications, military and other sciences have never progressed faster. This includes recreational activities, such as, video games and the multitude of other ways to pass the time. Though things have been getting ‘harder, better, faster, stronger’, and the future Read more about Tapping into the Past with DOSBox[…]

November 2019 ‘Tree House’ Build-off Competition – Completed

The November 2019 ‘Place of Worship’ Build-off Competition has just concluded and these builds are amazing. Feel free to sign into the vanilla server, if you’d like to take a closer look or if you are feeling lazy, here is the Imgur link with all of the builds.November 2019 ‘Tree House’ Build-off Competition Voting for Read more about November 2019 ‘Tree House’ Build-off Competition – Completed[…]

Megacycle Entertainment Turns 7 Years Old!

Gooooooooood Day, Gamers! I’m delighted to share with you that Megacycle Entertainment turns 7 years old today! It was this day, in 2012, that I began work on a YouTube channel known as Megacycle Entertainment. I started off making (kinda crap) videos of RTS games and games that were more ‘unique’ in my eyes. My Read more about Megacycle Entertainment Turns 7 Years Old![…]

Announcing An AOD Generals Zero Hour Tournament!

Good Day to you all!I’m pleased to announce that we are opening sign-ups for a new kind of Generals tournament. Normally, these sorts of things are 1v1 battles that only resolve when a player’s base is destroyed. Not with this tournament. Welcome to the first Art of Defense tournament! Megacycle Entertainment AOD Tournament Rules: – Read more about Announcing An AOD Generals Zero Hour Tournament![…]

October 2019 ‘Place of Worship’ Build-off Competition – Completed

The October 2019 ‘Place of Worship’ Build-off Competition has just concluded and these builds are amazing. Feel free to sign into the vanilla server, if you’d like to take a closer look or if you are feeling lazy, here is the Imgur link with all of the builds.October 2019 ‘Place of Worship’ Build-off Competition Voting Read more about October 2019 ‘Place of Worship’ Build-off Competition – Completed[…]

Game Terminology: Tactical vs Strategic

Gameplay terminology, just as it is in any language, can be interchangeable. A military base/outpost/fortress/stronghold/head quarters/fortification/citadel can be interpreted as close to the same thing, ‘the place where my resources are processed, troops are trained and weapons are made’. A games economy and financial structure goes though the same process as each culture in the Read more about Game Terminology: Tactical vs Strategic[…]

Game Terminology: Real-Time Strategy Games, A Beginning

Real-Time and Turn-Based Strategy games (RTS and TBS, respectively) have been a common element in today’s gaming environment. Though they aren’t as popular as they were in their hay-day of the late 90s, strategy games are still heavily played by those who enjoy more planning and technique, rather than just ‘run and gun’. Where First Read more about Game Terminology: Real-Time Strategy Games, A Beginning[…]

Game Terminology: Hard vs Difficult

Whenever I’ve wanted to explain mechanics, play-style or challenge level about a video game, I usually start with the genre. “It’s a FPS (First Person Shooter) with many RPG (Role Playing Game) elements”, might be a really broad way to describe a game like Borderlands. “Post Apocalyptic Survival meets Crafting”, is a good way to Read more about Game Terminology: Hard vs Difficult[…]