About Oculin

Benjamin Yoder (Oculin) Previously the editor for TheSpeedGamers and editorial/feature contributor for VGChartz' gamrFeed. Oculin started as an author at DefaultPrime before joining TheSpeedGamers in August 2009 as a news blogger. He has an unhealthy interest in dating sims and Japanese idol games, like Dream C Club, which is only rivaled by his unhealthy interest in bad games.

One Controller Port Podcast – Episode 30: 2017 Two-Thirds Sour

This week I talk about Chain Chronicles 3 and Resurgence of some of my Favorite Franchises in 2017.

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The Undead Syndrome: Low-Budget Horror

The Undead Syndrome is a bizarre trip that would make anyone question why they’re playing it. But giving the game even a short bit of your time will leave you with an experience that has an unforgettable presentation and atmosphere… for both the right and wrong reasons.

As with any DLSite game, you can find the game here.

One Controller Port Podcast – Episode 29: XenoEverything

This week talk about my time with Valkyria Revolution, the forever changing art style of the Xeno series and another Monolith Soft property.

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Strange Telephone: Cold Calling New Worlds

Procedurally generated content is not my favorite solution to level design. But when dealing with concepts that extend well beyond the usual scope, it’s unavoidable. No Man Sky is a good example, which essentially promises the infinite universe as a playground. Strange Telephone doesn’t attempt anything so extreme, though asks a similarly ambitious question – What if dialing a phone number would transport you to another world?

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One Controller Port Podcast – Episode 28: Game Development Fan Fiction

This week I talk about the recently announced Valkyria Chronicles 4 and The Seven Deadly Sins Knights of Britannia . I also attempt to talk about The Closers and fail.

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