Tag: sacramento

  • Sac Gamers Expo: The Inside Scoop

    Sac Gamers Expo: The Inside Scoop

    by Isaac Smith I love being part of the gaming community. It’s so vibrant and alive, full of people who really enjoy doing what they do, whether it’s streaming, speedrunning, developing, making fanart, blogging, or simply just sitting down and slogging through a new title. The earnest social awkwardness and camaraderie is infectious. Our developments…

    by Isaac Smith I love being part of the gaming community. It’s so vibrant and alive, full of people who really enjoy doing what they do, whether it’s streaming, speedrunning, developing, making fanart, blogging, or simply just sitting down and slogging through a new title. The earnest social awkwardness and camaraderie is infectious. Our developments…

  • Crumple: Episode 1 – Exclusive Preview!

    Crumple: Episode 1 – Exclusive Preview!

    By Marshall Garvey In the four years and counting of Last Token Gaming’s operation, one of the most gratifying privileges we’ve enjoyed is our deep connection with the local gaming scene in Sacramento, CA. In addition to interviewing local devs and covering local events and expos, we’ve proudly become part of what is a veritable…

    By Marshall Garvey In the four years and counting of Last Token Gaming’s operation, one of the most gratifying privileges we’ve enjoyed is our deep connection with the local gaming scene in Sacramento, CA. In addition to interviewing local devs and covering local events and expos, we’ve proudly become part of what is a veritable…

  • Recap: NRG Presents: Road to the Golden 1 Center!

    Recap: NRG Presents: Road to the Golden 1 Center!

    Disclaimer: Prior to the event, I was contacted by my friend and all-around awesome guy Cory Vincent to do some coverage of the tournament for Last Token Gaming. Also, thank you to Pregame Burgers and Beer for hosting this event! Smash 4 (or Sm4sh for short) and Street Fighter V are both games that require…

    Disclaimer: Prior to the event, I was contacted by my friend and all-around awesome guy Cory Vincent to do some coverage of the tournament for Last Token Gaming. Also, thank you to Pregame Burgers and Beer for hosting this event! Smash 4 (or Sm4sh for short) and Street Fighter V are both games that require…

  • Calling All Dreamers: Oblivion Comics & Coffee

    Last Token Gaming has always been about two key beliefs: being objective in everything that we write, and supporting our local community. We’ve also always been about one other belief: to support our community in pursuing their passions. Here in Sacramento, there’s currently a contest going known as the “Calling All Dreamers” contest.  From the…

    Last Token Gaming has always been about two key beliefs: being objective in everything that we write, and supporting our local community. We’ve also always been about one other belief: to support our community in pursuing their passions. Here in Sacramento, there’s currently a contest going known as the “Calling All Dreamers” contest.  From the…

  • Last Token Gaming Interview – Rocktastic Games

    Last Token Gaming Interview – Rocktastic Games

    By Terry Randolph and Marshall Garvey In our latest LTG interview, site founder Terry Randolph and lead editor Marshall Garvey got the chance to interview William Tan, whose Sacramento indie dev studio Rocktastic Games is producing a sci-fi, rogue-like game called Space Sluggers. Space Sluggers is set for early access release on Steam at the…

    By Terry Randolph and Marshall Garvey In our latest LTG interview, site founder Terry Randolph and lead editor Marshall Garvey got the chance to interview William Tan, whose Sacramento indie dev studio Rocktastic Games is producing a sci-fi, rogue-like game called Space Sluggers. Space Sluggers is set for early access release on Steam at the…

  • LTG Arcade Adventures – Coin-Op Game Room (Sacramento, CA)

    LTG Arcade Adventures – Coin-Op Game Room (Sacramento, CA)

    By Marshall Garvey A short time ago in my World 1-1 movie review, I lamented the tremendous decline of the classic video game arcade in recent years. As the console wars rage on (and may even be supplanted yet by mobile games), it’s economically understandable why people don’t make the effort to drive out to…

    By Marshall Garvey A short time ago in my World 1-1 movie review, I lamented the tremendous decline of the classic video game arcade in recent years. As the console wars rage on (and may even be supplanted yet by mobile games), it’s economically understandable why people don’t make the effort to drive out to…

  • Sacramento Indie Arcade Expo 2015 Reflections

    Sacramento Indie Arcade Expo 2015 Reflections

    By Marshall Garvey, Jake Rushing and Isaac Smith   A week ago, on Saturday, April 11th, some of the most talented local game devs and many gaming enthusiasts met up at the Sacramento Indie Arcade Gaming Expo. Hosted at the Colonial Cafe on Stockton Blvd., it primarily served as a space for devs to share…

    By Marshall Garvey, Jake Rushing and Isaac Smith   A week ago, on Saturday, April 11th, some of the most talented local game devs and many gaming enthusiasts met up at the Sacramento Indie Arcade Gaming Expo. Hosted at the Colonial Cafe on Stockton Blvd., it primarily served as a space for devs to share…

  • Sacramento’s new big thing.

    Gaming isn’t really a social activity anymore. Sure, MMO’s are around, online co-op and PvP happens pretty much everywhere on the planet, MOBAs are in their heyday right now, and everyone’s having a good time with their Minecraft server on a regular basis. But I mean, when was the last time you really got together…

    Gaming isn’t really a social activity anymore. Sure, MMO’s are around, online co-op and PvP happens pretty much everywhere on the planet, MOBAs are in their heyday right now, and everyone’s having a good time with their Minecraft server on a regular basis. But I mean, when was the last time you really got together…