A Special Treat – Serious Fun!

Want to hear what Dr. Carr thought about the year in gaming? He’s sitting down for the first ever live webcast episode of his podcast Serious Fun around 12:00 Central/1 Eastern today! Dr. Carr and special guest/longtime games journalist/bestest buddy Steve Watts will run down the best (and worst and most thought provoking) of 2017 in gaming in this special edition of Serious Fun called “The Goaties”! (GotY? Get it? It’s funny.) Watch live here:

Thoughts on Jingle Brawl 3

Another Jingle Brawl has come and gone and brother, did you all ever make it a good one. So let’s start off with the big news. Through in-person and online donations, we have raised as of 11:30 this morning $695.44 to help buy gifts and toys for the kids at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital through the Child Life program, breaking last year’s total. We’re still taking donations through December 31st – maybe you wouldn’t mind helping us get even closer to breaking our all-time record? And while we don’t formally count these things, we had maybe our best in-person turnout ever for Jingle Brawl this year, bringing in around 50 tournament players and what felt like hundreds of folks just coming in to play games and help the kids. Whether it was making Christmas ornaments, playing tabletop games or jamming Read More

Jingle Brawl 3 Is Officially Launched!

Greetings and welcome to the newly-updated Jingle Brawl website! We’re working round-the-clock to get this year’s event ready, and we hope to see you there! Here’s the quick hits of what to look for at this year’s event, once again working to benefit the Child Life Program at HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital: Tournaments: Jingle Brawl mainstay Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS will be our flagship tournament again this year, sponsored by Press Start Games in Appleton.  Mario Kart 8 returns this year with new racers and karts in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Switch – our third year of MK8 and our first Switch tournament, sponsored by Game Trade. Also returning this year is Madden NFL 18, the latest edition of the long-running football series, sponsored once again by Green Bay Packers Give Back. We’re also excited to Read More