Keith Schleicher

PROFILE:

While not working as a Database Administrator, Keith Schleicher has been associated with Gaming Trend since 2003. While his love of video games started with the Telestar Alpha (a pong console with four different games), he trule started playing video games when he received the ill-fated TI-99/4A. While the Speech Synthesizer seemed to be the height of gaming, eventually a 286 AT computer running at 8/12 Hz and a CGA monitor would be his outlet for a while. Eventually he’d graduate to 386, 486, Pentium, and Athlon systems, building some of those systems while doing some hardware reviews and attending Comdex. With the release of the Dreamcast that started his conversion to the console world. Since then he has acquired an NES, SNES, PS2, PS3, PSP, GBA-SP, DS, Xbox, Xbox 360, Gamecube, and Wii. While not playing video games he enjoys bowling, reading, playing board games, listening to music, and watching movies and TV. He originally hails from Wisconsin but is now living in Michigan with his wife and son.

Posts by Keith Schleicher:

Fantasy Flight reprinting Mission: Red Planet

by 3 days ago

Fantasy Flight has had great success with reprinting games. ¬†From DungeonQuest to Fortress America to Nexus Ops, the reprints have been added new components and rules while still paying homage …

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Crazy Eights: John Cadice from Soda Pop Miniatures on Ninja All-Stars

by 2 weeks ago

Soda Pop Miniatures is the team behind Super Dungeon Explore. ¬†As you can see in my review, I enjoyed quite a bit although there are some undeniable issues. ¬†When I …

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Get rich or die trying — DungeonQuest Revised Edition Review

by 2 weeks ago

Sometimes you want to defeat monsters with a group of friends, but other times you just want to go in for the gold and the glory. Shared victories and great, …

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Crazy Eights: Keith Blume on WarQuest

by 3 weeks ago

If you ever played Risk, then you've experienced the thrill of moving armies across a map and rolling dice against opponents. ¬†Conquering the world is a simple concept that everyone …

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HEX casts a spell on $100K tournament, summons PvE content

by 3 weeks ago

The Kickstarter for HEX: Shards of Fate raised $2.2 million, one of the largest ever. ¬†While it is a virtual collectible card game, its aim is to play like an …

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Shooting for the skies — Soldner X-2 Review

by 4 weeks ago

The shoot-em-up genre has become an underappreciated genre these days, but it is one I enjoy going back to. I remember going to an arcade and putting several quarters in …

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Crazy Eights: Adam Waite on Neon Sanctum

by 4 weeks ago

It seems like Kickstarter is the way to get a new idea looked at and funded, especially if the idea hasn't been tried out before. ¬†Recently I covered an RPG …

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Experience the Elemental Evil with D&D Encounters

by 1 month ago

The D&D Encounters series is a great way to learn the D&D system, and the recently released 5th Edition seems to be¬†a great hit. ¬†This week a new D&D Encounters …

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Crazy Eights: Designer Matt Leacock

by 1 month ago

I admit, I wasn't that interested in the Thunderbirds game posted on Kickstarter when I had first heard about it. ¬†I don't have the same nostalgia for the Thunderbirds that …

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Ghostbusters becomes eighth highest board game funded on KS

by 2 months ago

While Ghostbusters came out over 30 years ago, the logo is highly recognizable. ¬†Maybe it's because the movie resonated with people, or it just looks cool. ¬†Whatever the reason, with …

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Crazy Eights: John Wrot of Gate Keeper Games

by 2 months ago

Dice are an integral part of gaming, even more so in role playing games. ¬†Sure, you want dice that roll evenly, but it doesn't hurt¬†to have a little flash. ¬†I …

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Gambit expansion coming to Star Realms

by 2 months ago

While it appears that deckbuilders are slowing down, Star Realms seems to have taken the gaming world by storm. ¬†With a low price point in both physical and digital versions, …

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