Category Archives: 2014 Fire TV Stick

The Bard’s Tale

The Bard’s Tale is a kind of reboot of the original Bard’s Tale series of my youth.  It’s not actually tied directly to any of the 3 original Bard’s Tale games.  InXile, which has been at the heart of some other cool projects like Wasteland 2, is also working on a true sequel called Bard’s Tale IV. … Continue reading The Bard’s Tale

Amazon Underground on Fire TV Platform

Amazon’s Underground ecosystem is, as I mention in multiple articles, really cool.  One of the complaints Android developers have is that there is so much piracy that it’s hard to make money.  Amazon’s solution is to monetize usage of the app.  Amazon pays the developers to let them distribute the app for free, then the … Continue reading Amazon Underground on Fire TV Platform

Minecraft: Pocket Edition

Minecraft: Pocket Edition, sometimes referred to as Minecraft PE, is one my son’s favorite Kindle games.  The latest version includes “The End” and many other things that were previously missing from Pocket Edition and brings pocket edition much closer to “real” Minecraft. It’s not completely there, and it doesn’t support mods and playing on full Minecraft … Continue reading Minecraft: Pocket Edition

2014 Amazon Fire Game Controller (1st Gen)

Amazon’s first generation Fire TV Game Controller was a Bluetooth controller that works well with Amazon’s entire Fire ecosystem.