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:

Eagle Games GenCon roundup

by 5 months ago

Eagle and Grphyon Games released a couple of games at GenCon, as well as had a big Kickstarter project going.  I talk to Rick Schrand from Eagle Games about the games Lords …

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R&R Games launches two new games at Essen

by 5 months ago

While GenCon and Origins are the premier board game conventions in the US, European eyes are focused on Essen, which is going on this week.  R&R Games has announced that …

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The Revolution has been overhyped — Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution Review

by 5 months ago

For a long time it seemed like Dragon Ball Z would be the anime series with the highest number of console fighting games, but it seems like Naruto is hot …

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Score a touchdown on the table — 1st and Goal Review

by 5 months ago

I really don’t follow sports except for football. The fact the season is only sixteen games long makes every matchup important. However, the wait between the Super Bowl and the …

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GenCon preview of Tsuro for mobile devices

by 5 months ago

The board game Tsuro had a rocky road, leading to several editions published before Calliope got the rights to the game.  Since then, they have not only supported the game …

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Roll for It! Deluxe Edition preview from GenCon

by 5 months ago

Sometimes you want to play a game that won't take very long but still has some interesting decisions.  Roll for It! from Calliope Games is a great little filler that can …

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WizKids gives a quick look at Marvel Dice Masters

by 5 months ago

Marvel Dice Masters has taken the board gaming world by storm.  While the Avengers vs X-Men set was difficult to find when initially released, WizKids has been able to increase …

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Will the light conquer the darkness? — Quarriors Light vs Dark Review

by 5 months ago

Quarriors has been a popular game for a while now, with a single core set and four expansions, giving the game plenty of variety and adding new concepts to make …

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Age of Conan conquering Kickstarter today

by 5 months ago

Age of Conan was published by Fantasy Flight Games in 2009.  A game of conquest involving the four factions of Hyboria, it gained a number of fans, but Fantasy Flight …

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Playdek organized play system GenCon preview

by 5 months ago

Playdek has produced some of the best board game translations on mobile devices ever since they released Ascension on the iOS.  Now they are integrating an organized play system with …

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HEX: Shards of Fate GenCon Preview

by 5 months ago

HEX: Shards of Fate looks to compete with Magic Online in the digital card game arena.  So what exactly is HEX?  Check out Joe talking with Corey from Cryptozoic Entertainment …

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Krosmaster Arena GenCon preview

by 5 months ago

It seems like a lot of miniature games are coming out.  Some of them require painting skills and tape measures, while others have some simplified rules.  Japanime Games has had …

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