Outside is Overrated

Covering gaming and nerd pop culture.


October 2019

Tom’s Triumphs: Is This a Poop?

October is a busy month. It’s one of the most intense months of the year at work. The Vikings season is in full swing. It’s my mother-in-laws birthday. We host a Halloween party, and the dozen or so trees in our yard drop a cubic ton (or two) of leaves for us to clean up. Somehow, in the middle of it all, was a bountiful harvest of gaming.

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First Impressions: Fire Emblem Three Houses

Fire Emblem Three Houses is a tactical fantasy RPG that released July 2019 on Nintendo Switch. I spent five hours with the game and could see myself committing a hundred or so more.

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Outside is Overrated Episode 17 – Harry Wizards, Chapter One

Tom and Phoenix talk about the first books in the Harry Potter and Harry Dresden universes.

Thank you to Outside is Overrated’s sponsor: Premier Health.

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Review: Joker

Rogue Hippo’s Review Score: 9

Let me start by saying that I wasn’t thrilled about the idea of this movie.  I’m on record somewhere on OiO stating that The Joker is best with no origin story; just a crazed, nameless villain to oppose Batman… perhaps even created entirely because of the existence of Batman.  After finally seeing Joker, I have to admit that I was wrong.

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