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Comic: The Tragedy Of The Commons Comic: The Tragedy Of The Commons New Comic: The Tragedy Of The Commons
News: The Tragedy Of The Commons News: The Tragedy Of The Commons Tycho: I love this kind of stuff. For those of you not familiar with the story, “a dude made an image of his electronic Starbucks Card availa...
News: Dad Stuff News: Dad Stuff Gabe: I know you don’t come to this website for news about my spawn but I can’t help but share this. My eldest son Gabe is almost seven...
News: The trenches! News: The trenches! Gabe: Its been a long time coming but we have finally launched our new comic The Trenches. This comic is a collaboration between Tycho and I along ...
Comic: Fed Astaire Comic: Fed Astaire New Comic: Fed Astaire
News: Fed Astaire News: Fed Astaire Tycho: The communities of DOTA, HoN, and LoL are notorious, even among gamer communities, for being noxious hellholes. It’s rare that I actua...
News: New Site Design News: New Site Design Tycho: It's ready to be tested under load - you can find it at beta.penny-arcade.com, and any bugs or issues you have with it can be mailed to&nbsp...
News: Fruit Ninja News: Fruit Ninja Gabe: My friend Brian over at Kotaku posted a nice preview of Fruit Ninja for Kinect. In it he mentions the fact that the game will notify you when...
News: PAXDev Badge Delivery Deadline News: PAXDev Badge Delivery Deadline Tycho: August Tenth - so, Wednesday? - is the last day to buy your ticket and have it sent to you.  Otherwise, you'll have to pick it up at th...
Comic: Sound And Fury Comic: Sound And Fury New Comic: Sound And Fury
News: Sound And Fury News: Sound And Fury Tycho: What is true, absolutely true, is that Blizzard does not allow people to play Diablo III while they are not connected live to their servers....
Comic: Kickball, Sport Of Kings Comic: Kickball, Sport Of Kings New Comic: Kickball, Sport Of Kings
News: Kickball, Sport Of Kings News: Kickball, Sport Of Kings Tycho: We held a bachelor party for Levin night before last, a bachelor party that began with drunken kickball and culminated in drunken drinking. ...
News: Humble Indie Bundle News: Humble Indie Bundle Tycho: bundlin' bundlin' bundlin' WHA That's my evocative intro groove; I pray that you have been sufficiently tantalized.  The HIB is back fo...
Comic: The Only Way To Be Sure Comic: The Only Way To Be Sure New Comic: The Only Way To Be Sure
News: The Only Way To Be Sure News: The Only Way To Be Sure Tycho: When I was tooling around the ‘Con a couple weeks ago, I managed to scam my way into a BioWare thingy where (much to my surprise) six ...
News: Live Drawing starting at 1:30 PST News: Live Drawing starting at 1:30 PST Gabe: Watch live video from Penny Arcade on www.justin.tv
News: Acquisitions Inc. News: Acquisitions Inc. Gabe: Are you ready for more Acquisitions Inc.? I certainly hope so because we are getting the band back together for PAX prime. That’s right...
Comic: The Fire Comic: The Fire New Comic: The Fire
News: The Fire News: The Fire Tycho: I’ve made no secret of my struggles to integrate the Nintendo 3DS into the contours of an entire life. The machine is literally my son...
News: Gabeart Show News: Gabeart Show Gabe: We’ve posted another of my live drawing sessions on PATV. We listened to the feedback we got last time and now you can watch it in real...
Comic: Accountability Comic: Accountability New Comic: Accountability
News: Accountability News: Accountability Tycho: The nasty bit about Summer of Arcade is its density; I’m in no way finished with Bastion, and now they want me to play Lord for some n...
Comic: The Pondiferous Comic: The Pondiferous New Comic: The Pondiferous
News: The Pondiferous News: The Pondiferous Tycho: It’s not for everybody, I understand that; but if you’re gonna cosplay, man, fucking do it. Go for the brass ring. That’s ...
News: Live Streaming News: Live Streaming Gabe: Watch live video from Penny Arcade on www.justin.tv
News: Comic Con Panel News: Comic Con Panel Gabe: Another Comic Con has come and gone. I think that makes ten years in a row for us now. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the booth and bought...
Comic: The New Shit Comic: The New Shit New Comic: The New Shit
News: The New Shit News: The New Shit Tycho: I am not very good at social networking. Twitter is the extent of the phenomenon that I’ve been able to integrate, and badly. I’...
Comic: Annservice, Part Four Comic: Annservice, Part Four New Comic: Annservice, Part Four
News: Annservice, Part Four News: Annservice, Part Four Tycho: Now you know why the series is called Annservice. I begged Gabriel to end the series this way, because I felt confident it would be awesome,...
Comic: Annservice, Part Three Comic: Annservice, Part Three New Comic: Annservice, Part Three
News: Annservice, Part Three News: Annservice, Part Three Tycho: Tonight is Preview Night at the San Diego Comic Con, a very particular sort of environ, the very moment when the scab is ripped off the show...
Comic: Annservice, Part Two Comic: Annservice, Part Two New Comic: Annservice, Part Two
News: Annservice, Part Two News: Annservice, Part Two Tycho: Opinions may differ; in fact, that's kind of their thing. But Ann’s effortless aura transforms the strip into something else, and the ...
Comic: Annservice, Part One Comic: Annservice, Part One New Comic: Annservice, Part One
News: Annservice, Part One News: Annservice, Part One Tycho: Occasionally, when must leave town for this reason or that, we leverage base causality to ease the process. We thought it might be novel to ...
Comic: The Learning Environment Comic: The Learning Environment New Comic: The Learning Environment
News: The Learning Environment News: The Learning Environment Tycho: We were trying out the multiplayer in Twisted Pixel’s Ms. Splosion Man on Monday, finding what we saw there considerably more clever t...
News: Windows Phone 7 News: Windows Phone 7 Gabe: I’m not going to lie to you guys, I sometimes use my minor Internet celebrity to get cool shit. Recently I was able to acquire tickets ...
News: On Hegemony News: On Hegemony Tycho: I may have spoken too soon.  And when I say "may have," I mean "did absolutely."  (CW)TB
News: San Diego Comic Con: Booth 1334 News: San Diego Comic Con: Booth 1334 Tycho: Erika, Brian, and Khoo will be rocking the booth with us, booth 1334, as suggested above.  We also have a panel (which I'm just le...
News: Drawing Today's Comic Live! News: Drawing Today's Comic Live! Gabe: Free Live streaming by Ustream
News: Drawing Wednesday's Comic Live! News: Drawing Wednesday's Comic Live! Gabe: Free Live streaming by Ustream
Comic: The Fruit Of Another Comic: The Fruit Of Another New Comic: The Fruit Of Another
News: The Fruit Of Another News: The Fruit Of Another Tycho: It’s true. For some reason I cannot entirely grasp, Gabriel is using a Windows Phone. I have discussed this need of his for novelty, h...
News: ROI...Roy? News: ROI...Roy? Gabe: I was never a DOTA player and so I don’t know to what extent LOL is or is not like that game. Coming into LOL it was hard for me to und...
News: Savage New Brutals News: Savage New Brutals Tycho: DOTA’s strange heritage - that is to say, its origin as a non-profit knot of distributed design - has allowed this type of game to rep...
Comic: Savage New Brutals Comic: Savage New Brutals New Comic: Savage New Brutals
News: Blam DVD News: Blam DVD Gabe: Just two quick things: - I want to remind everyone that tomorrow is the last day to pre-order the Blam DVD and get all the cool bonus stuff.&...
Comic: Damn My Frail Human Body Comic: Damn My Frail Human Body New Comic: Damn My Frail Human Body
News: Damn My Frail Human Body News: Damn My Frail Human Body Tycho: After doing the “calibration phase” for UFC Trainer, it ranked Gabriel at the beginner level. But Beginner for a mixed martial a...
News: Gabe Art on PATV News: Gabe Art on PATV Gabe: Recently I’ve been getting back into streaming while I draw the comic strip. I’ve messed around with a few different services and...
Comic: The Fourth Comic: The Fourth New Comic: The Fourth
News: The Fourth News: The Fourth Tycho: We're in Spokane for the Fourth of July, and presumably sometime after, as we wait for a break in the Bloodstorms to make our escape. It's s...
Comic: Unflinching Realism Comic: Unflinching Realism New Comic: Unflinching Realism
News: Unflinching Realism News: Unflinching Realism Tycho: I wonder what the mix would be like at a convention devoted exclusively to Call of Duty. I got so good at muting the people who play that ga...
News: Alienware News: Alienware Gabe: I’ve had a few people ask about the Alienware laptop in the strip. Some people want to know if I have one and if so, do I like it. A co...
News: Mario Marathon 4 = $110,000 News: Mario Marathon 4 = $110,000 Tycho: It's true: you can see for yourself!  Well, technically, it's $112,099.73, but who's counting?  Me.  I am counting. An incred...
Comic: League Of Psychotic Murderers Comic: League Of Psychotic Murderers New Comic: League Of Psychotic Murderers
News: League Of Psychotic Murderers News: League Of Psychotic Murderers Tycho: League of Legends is still a thing, that rare creature whose appeal slices through so many distinct strata that it can build consensus even ...
News: PAXDev Early Bird Reg. Ends On Friday News: PAXDev Early Bird Reg. Ends On Friday Tycho: It really does!  Friday is the last day to register.  We just added a bunch more sessions to the almighty Schedule, too, for your ...
News: D&D Fortune Cards News: D&D Fortune Cards Gabe: (my emmisary table from Geek Chic) I jumped back behind the DM screen last night and had a great time. I mentioned before that our obsession ...
News: Bungie Auction for Child's Play! News: Bungie Auction for Child's Play! Tycho: There is really the most incredible offering of Bungie treasure going on now on eBay, in a sequence of unstoppable charitable auctions....
Comic: Free To Pay Comic: Free To Pay New Comic: Free To Pay
News: Free To Pay News: Free To Pay Tycho: I read on Krizz Kaliko that Microsoft was ”rumored” to be approaching developers about Free To Play games on their service. But ...
News: Mario Marathon News: Mario Marathon Tycho: They're cranking away over there for Child's Play, beavering for real, and I got to show them some love.  "Love" (in this case) being a...
News: Pre-Order some stuff News: Pre-Order some stuff Gabe: We’ve got two items available for pre-order on our store right now and each one sports a a little bonus for purchasing early. The first...
Comic: The Enervator Comic: The Enervator New Comic: The Enervator
News: The Enervator News: The Enervator Tycho: When something arrives at the office for Gabriel there is a sort of dance that accompanies it, a small one, a festival in miniature to which...
News: Game with our Fame News: Game with our Fame Gabe: Tycho and I will be the fame in tomorrow’s Game with Fame event on Xbox Live. We will be playing Magic The Gathering: Duels of the Plan...
News: SW:TOR News: SW:TOR Gabe: So I was actually able to get into the current friends and family beta for Star Wars: The Old Republic. It wasn’t too hard since techni...
News: Co-Opt News: Co-Opt Tycho: We grabbed the demo for Dungeon Siege III, because demo. Plus, we have the requisite neurotransmitters a game like this might stimulate. We ...
Comic: Co-Opt Comic: Co-Opt New Comic: Co-Opt
Comic: Doot Dee Doo Comic: Doot Dee Doo New Comic: Doot Dee Doo
News: Doot Dee Doo News: Doot Dee Doo Tycho: People are constantly trying to figure out what kind of “hat” LulzSec is wearing, specifically the color of this hat, which is a...
News: Child's Play: Mario Marathon 4! News: Child's Play: Mario Marathon 4! Tycho: I thought this trailer was pretty slick:   (CW)TB
Comic: This Week's Villain Comic: This Week's Villain New Comic: This Week's Villain
News: This Week's Villain News: This Week's Villain Tycho: We spent some time in Child of Eden’s incredible fourth archive yesterday morning, Passion, and I don’t know if it’s a spo...
News: Today Is The Last Day For Panel Submissions News: Today Is The Last Day For Panel Submissions Tycho: Today is the cutoff date for panel submissions! PAX Dev submissions go here, and PAX Prime submissions go here. (CW)TB
News: Book 7 News: Book 7 Gabe: Our new book is available for pre-order right now on our store. Obviously you can buy the book wherever you like but we wanted to provide a l...
Comic: Reprise Comic: Reprise New Comic: Reprise
News: Reprise News: Reprise Tycho: American McGee’s back, and Alice along with him; it seemed like an incredible opportunity to relive the days of yore. I mentioned that...
News: PAX Dev, PAX Prime Panel Submissions News: PAX Dev, PAX Prime Panel Submissions Tycho: The cutoff date for panel submissions to either convention is the fifteenth of this month.  PAX Dev submissions go here, and PAX Prime ...
Comic: The Hippothalamus Comic: The Hippothalamus New Comic: The Hippothalamus
News: The Hippothalamus News: The Hippothalamus Tycho: Also a true story. Well, a true story about an imaginary thing perhaps. The hippo was small, lying on its side, and its long tongue wrapped ...
News: No News: No Tycho: Not really. (CW)TB
Comic: Unbeatable Value Comic: Unbeatable Value New Comic: Unbeatable Value
News: Unbeatable Value News: Unbeatable Value Tycho: We’ve begun a League of Legends phase almost two years late. I don’t know what’s happening over here; it’s not like ...
Comic: Third Rate Comic: Third Rate New Comic: Third Rate
News: Third Rate News: Third Rate Tycho: Seeing first-run movies - without slurping them from the Web as a succession of isolated datoids - is something that doesn’t really ha...
Comic: Rein It In, Maybe Comic: Rein It In, Maybe New Comic: Rein It In, Maybe
News: Rein It In, Maybe News: Rein It In, Maybe Tycho: Seizing on the incredible density of industry folk just before E3, Jamie constructed the First Annual Child’s Play Invitational Golf T...
News: The New Kid! News: The New Kid! Gabe: If you follow my twitter than you already know the exciting news. If not, then get your ass ready for some exciting news! Yesterday it was an...
Comic: Now With More Death Comic: Now With More Death New Comic: Now With More Death
News: Now With More Death News: Now With More Death Tycho: We were tremendous fans of the original Darksiders, and wanted a sequel very much, with the knowledge that we would never get one more or le...
News: Hunted News: Hunted Gabe: Tycho and I have been playing through L.A. Noire here at the office. Initially we were both blown away by the technology and the story. After...
News: Sorry About The Links News: Sorry About The Links Tycho: We've got a new backend on the way, and our current backend is jealous.  It inserts backslashes in places that backslashes aren't requi...
Comic: Archaeology Comic: Archaeology New Comic: Archaeology
News: Archaeology News: Archaeology Tycho: Gamestop is prepared to honor your prehistoric Duke Nukem receipts, printed (as was common at that time) upon strips of chewed papyrus. Assu...
Comic: Inquiring Minds Comic: Inquiring Minds New Comic: Inquiring Minds
News: Inquiring Minds News: Inquiring Minds Tycho: If I actually had stopped the car, no doubt this scenario would have come to pass. Occasionally, I make good decisions! Good might be a stre...
News: Simultaneous Execution News: Simultaneous Execution Tycho: I was thinking about this a lot today, and if I recall correctly Laser Squid Nemesis managed combat in this way as well.  Tha...
News: A bunch of stuff News: A bunch of stuff Gabe: Our print on demand service has been busted for a couple of months now. The fix for this is coming but it is being worked into a whole new ba...
Comic: Page 234, Table 29-A Comic: Page 234, Table 29-A New Comic: Page 234, Table 29-A
News: Page 234, Table 29-A News: Page 234, Table 29-A Tycho: Sometimes, I’m proud to say it: “This strip is a transcript of an actual conversation!” has a kind of eureka element, a fo...
News: Rift News: Rift Gabe: A few weeks ago I decided to give Rift a try and I’ve been having a lot of fun. I’m playing it casually by myself whenever I have...
Comic: Witchin' Comic: Witchin' New Comic: Witchin'
News: Witchin' News: Witchin' Tycho: I installed The Witcher 2 on the PC we have in the office here so that Gabriel could see with his own eyes some of the things I’ve bee...
News: Shoes News: Shoes Gabe: If you wear shoes and you like Penny Arcade then you are the target demographic for our new product. The Penny Arcade shoe is a shoe that you...
Comic: Dickstarter Comic: Dickstarter New Comic: Dickstarter
News: Dickstarter News: Dickstarter Tycho: What happens with Kickstarter typically is that a person will have an idea for a new wrist-strap or a proto-scarf or an Indie RPG port ...
News: Yes, I Am Aware News: Yes, I Am Aware Tycho: What "topping" means in a sexual context.  Feel free to consider my knowledge of kink terminology "robust," if not "encyclopedic."&nbsp...
Comic: It's Sweeping The Nation Comic: It's Sweeping The Nation New Comic: It's Sweeping The Nation
News: It's Sweeping The Nation News: It's Sweeping The Nation Tycho: We were way too late for planking, didn’t have a chance to get in on that pastime, but fear not. We’ve got a head-start on the n...
News: The Scott and Kris Show News: The Scott and Kris Show Gabe: I’m sure that many of you are familiar with the exploits of our friends Kris and Scott. Their individual comics are decent, their Blami...
Comic: The Maw Comic: The Maw New Comic: The Maw
News: The Maw News: The Maw Tycho: The truth is that I am the one with the Dentist problem; I haven’t been to the dentist since just before the first Precipice game. The...
Comic: His Dark Thesis Comic: His Dark Thesis New Comic: His Dark Thesis
News: His Dark Thesis News: His Dark Thesis Tycho: The hostility and madness of a PC tech support forum recalls the iniquity of a prison asylum. Specifically, the one from The Silence Of The ...
Comic: Heal Thyself Comic: Heal Thyself New Comic: Heal Thyself
News: Heal Thyself News: Heal Thyself Tycho: Typically games based on the interplay of classes restrict your weapon choices, but this is something they chose not to do with Brink. Weapo...
News: Scholarship, Enforcers, PAX 10! News: Scholarship, Enforcers, PAX 10! Tycho: Here is everything else i needed to tell you today: - We would like to give you ten thousand dollars to help with the incredible debt you ar...
Comic: The Threshold Protocol Comic: The Threshold Protocol New Comic: The Threshold Protocol
News: The Threshold Protocol News: The Threshold Protocol Tycho: Gabriel and I will be attending a bachelor party so intense that I am told the B and the P should be capitalized. I am also told that its sh...
Comic: A Gentlemen's Evening Comic: A Gentlemen's Evening New Comic: A Gentlemen's Evening
News: A Gentlemen's Evening News: A Gentlemen's Evening Tycho: I can still mount a token resistance, usually, but the reality is that seeing movies is a way to sit in a dark room and eat sugar for two fu...
News: New PATV: Checkpoint News: New PATV: Checkpoint Tycho: LoadingReadyRun - Yes!  The Desert Bus people! - debut their new show on PATV today, a news digest vehicle they call Checkpoint.  ...
Comic: Dire Circumstances Comic: Dire Circumstances New Comic: Dire Circumstances
News: Dire Circumstances News: Dire Circumstances Tycho: Crisis averted! Hopefully. Two things. - Like all other conscious beings, we have constantly fantasized about operating our own gaming shop....
Comic: Part The Rusted Chains Comic: Part The Rusted Chains New Comic: Part The Rusted Chains
News: Part The Rusted Chains News: Part The Rusted Chains Tycho: Gabriel has a hunger for DeviantArt, and maybe even deviant art, or at any rate an appetite for the art of deviants; I have been made to abs...
Comic: The Value Proposition Comic: The Value Proposition New Comic: The Value Proposition
News: The Value Proposition News: The Value Proposition Tycho: Having committed themselves to in absolute terms to the replication of Blizzard’s back catalogue, it’s no wonder that Gameloft&n...
News: Solve It (Etc.) News: Solve It (Etc.) Tycho: I saw a review of an XBLIG called Solve It over at Joystiq, a game with a tile-laying mechanic where the tiles represent a kind of "program....
News: We have two new shirts! News: We have two new shirts! Gabe: It only does pre-orders:   Rex Ready, time traveling secret agent dinosaur!   -Gabe out  
News: Even Newer Penny Arcade Television! News: Even Newer Penny Arcade Television! Tycho: I always see things a couple weeks in advance, so I never know where the series is at on the live servers - but here is an actually new epis...
News: PAXDev Panel Submissions News: PAXDev Panel Submissions Tycho: If you are a developer, just, like...  developin' all the time, and you'd like to submit a panel for the conference, this is where you ...
Comic: Editorializin' Comic: Editorializin' New Comic: Editorializin'
News: Editorializin' News: Editorializin' Tycho: We have yet again distilled the news according to the old ways. This is that. I was quite sad to hear that the planned arrival of The Witche...
News: It Only Does Preorders! News: It Only Does Preorders! Gabe: -Gabe out
Comic: The Song Of Something Something Comic: The Song Of Something Something New Comic: The Song Of Something Something
News: The Song Of Something Something News: The Song Of Something Something Tycho: People have different thresholds regarding spoilification, something we deal with in many comics, today’s included - but the way these...
News: It Only Doesn't News: It Only Doesn't Tycho: We put up today’s comic on Friday because it was inconceivable to conceive of thinking that they still wouldn’t have their shit ...
News: Here's Monday's Comic Early News: Here's Monday's Comic Early Tycho: (just in case they get the service back up).
News: Child's PLay Charity Golf Tourney News: Child's PLay Charity Golf Tourney Gabe: I’ve had a few questions about the Child’s Play Charity Golf Tournament that I wanted to go ahead and cover here in a quick post....
Comic: The Mantle Comic: The Mantle New Comic: The Mantle
News: The Mantle News: The Mantle Tycho: If you played Bulletstorm, specifically on the 360, you have probably checked out Gears of War already. I'm fairly critical of Gears precise...
Comic: It Only Doesn't Comic: It Only Doesn't New Comic: It Only Doesn't
News: Child's Play Golf Tournament! News: Child's Play Golf Tournament! Gabe: So it’s no secret that I am a huge golf nerd. When I was a kid I played Washington Junior golf and then ended up on the golf team in hi...
Comic: On Kombat Comic: On Kombat New Comic: On Kombat
News: On Kombat News: On Kombat Tycho: Robert considers Mortal Kombat his "game," in the way that some might consider Empire State Of Mind their "jam." He's been busy repairing th...
News: Book 7 Cover! News: Book 7 Cover! Gabe: I just wrapped this up.  -Gabe out
News: Merch News News: Merch News Gabe: Our Keep Calm and Respawn shirt has quickly become our most popular shirt ever. We’ve also created a series of prints based on the same...
Comic: The End Times Comic: The End Times New Comic: The End Times
News: The End Times News: The End Times Tycho: The Wii2 rumors are getting pretty dense up in this piece. Microsoft proved that you can get pretty far dropping a new platform before every...
News: PAX Prime & PAX Dev News: PAX Prime & PAX Dev Tycho: Registration for PAX Prime just opened, PAX is that videogame convention we do sometimes, and it tends to sell out so now is as good a time ...
News: I Need 50 CCs Of Bubblegum Kush News: I Need 50 CCs Of Bubblegum Kush Tycho: Every time a shop closes near our office, within the space of a week it is transformed into a dispensary. Italian Soccer Bar? Dispensary. Cu...
Comic: I Need 50 CCs Of Bubblegum Kush Comic: I Need 50 CCs Of Bubblegum Kush New Comic: I Need 50 CCs Of Bubblegum Kush
Comic: A Quaint And Curious Volume Comic: A Quaint And Curious Volume New Comic: A Quaint And Curious Volume
News: A Quaint And Curious Volume News: A Quaint And Curious Volume Tycho: There is a new Kindle in town, the "Kindle With Special Offers," which I would definitely have named something else. I might also have price...
News: Spiral Knights News: Spiral Knights Tycho: That's the game I was talking about before.  I actually thought I was mentioning it too much, that's how obsessed I am with it, everywh...
News: The Wise Man's Fear News: The Wise Man's Fear Gabe: People have been asking me what I thought of this book for a while. Minor spoilers ahead I guess. I loved The Name of The Wind so much that I...
Comic: When Larry Met Mary Comic: When Larry Met Mary New Comic: When Larry Met Mary
News: When Larry Met Mary News: When Larry Met Mary Tycho: We called up Pat Rothfuss, who was wasting away at some kind of romance convention, to show him our new strip before it went up.  It wa...
Comic: The Opposite Of Riches Comic: The Opposite Of Riches New Comic: The Opposite Of Riches
News: The Opposite Of Riches News: The Opposite Of Riches Tycho: Gabriel just returned from something called a "Great Wolf Lodge," which sounds like a half-way house for troubled young lycanthropes. But it...
Comic: Another Round Comic: Another Round New Comic: Another Round
News: Another Round News: Another Round Tycho: They've almost pushed him entirely away; somehow, they have discovered the ragged boundary of his masochism. It's been true for a long time ...
Comic: Rex Ready: The Return Of Rex Ready Comic: Rex Ready: The Return Of Rex Ready New Comic: Rex Ready: The Return Of Rex Ready
News: Rex Ready: The Return Of Rex Ready News: Rex Ready: The Return Of Rex Ready Tycho: For some reason, and perhaps this is something you can explain to me, PAX events are dense with requests to bring back Rex Ready - even thou...
Comic: Baste Me With Your Corrosive Saliva Comic: Baste Me With Your Corrosive Saliva New Comic: Baste Me With Your Corrosive Saliva
News: Baste Me With Your Corrosive Saliva News: Baste Me With Your Corrosive Saliva Tycho: The dialogue that surrounds Dragon Age 2 is at least as interesting as the dialogue contained within it. It's ongoing, and you can't lose an...
News: Awesome Lookouts News! News: Awesome Lookouts News! Gabe: Pretty much since the day it came out people have been begging us for more Lookouts stuff. It is without a doubt the most popular side projec...
Comic: The Pricking of My Thumbs Comic: The Pricking of My Thumbs New Comic: The Pricking of My Thumbs
News: The Pricking Of My Thumbs News: The Pricking Of My Thumbs Tycho: Gabriel cut his thumb to the bone yesterday, the box knife just cut until it stopped, and then he had to go to the doctor where they pried o...
Comic: The Evernight Comic: The Evernight New Comic: The Evernight
News: The Evernight News: The Evernight Tycho: The side of the 3DS box really does have a frightening harangue on it. I would go so far as to say that it stops just shy of being Dark Prop...
Comic: Compare And Contrast Comic: Compare And Contrast New Comic: Compare And Contrast
News: Compare And Contrast News: Compare And Contrast Tycho: We continue to be shocked by the increasingly ridiculous, often ingenious purposes human beings are putting the Kinect sensor toward. I don'...
News: One Of Many Possible Responses News: One Of Many Possible Responses Tycho: Duke Nukem is no doubt, and no argument, an organism which is guaranteed (indeed, engineered) to be offensive.  So, if we get offended....
Comic: One Of Many Possible Responses Comic: One Of Many Possible Responses New Comic: One Of Many Possible Responses
Comic: Punching Down Comic: Punching Down New Comic: Punching Down
News: Punching Down News: Punching Down Tycho: Having rolled from fever to fever all weekend to find myself deposited here, before a blank editor, is startling to say the least. The last ...
News: Dragon Age2 (in case you missed it) News: Dragon Age2 (in case you missed it) Gabe: I posted this yesterday but it was way down at the bottom of the page so you might not have seen it.  All Three pages of our Dragon Age ...
News: Slam Bolt Scrappers News: Slam Bolt Scrappers Tycho: Eitan Glinert from Fire Hose Games came by the office right before PAX, and it was nice to see him. We were overjoyed to have Slam Bolt Scra...
News: Kotaku's Japan Fundraiser News: Kotaku's Japan Fundraiser Tycho: Brian Crecente sends word of their noble mission, and having experience running multiple Rock Band events for Child's Play he's got the chop...
Comic: Revel/ation Comic: Revel/ation New Comic: Revel/ation
News: Revel/ation News: Revel/ation Tycho: Here is today's strip, or strip shell at any rate, a comic Boboli, which can be filled with marinated chunks of history. Those are some of t...
News: The Pony Factor News: The Pony Factor Tycho: I neglected to mention it, but as is usual at the create a strip panel, audience suggestions are taken into account.  Gabriel will draw...
Comic: Ballin' Comic: Ballin' New Comic: Ballin'
News: Ballin' News: Ballin' Tycho: I have been lying in bed feeling desolated in an essential way and powerless, as my ill-used larynx throbbed with the wages of a weekend spe...
Comic: Protocol Comic: Protocol New Comic: Protocol
News: Protocol News: Protocol Tycho: I was never taught any particular rule about using the restroom, I just know in my hidden bones that you a) don't talk to people in there wh...
News: Dragon Age 2 Comic News: Dragon Age 2 Comic Gabe: I'll be travelling all day tomorrow which means I won't have time to mention the new page of our DA 2 comic. Page two should be live tomorrow...
Comic: The Land Before Time Comic: The Land Before Time New Comic: The Land Before Time
News: The Land Before Time News: The Land Before Time Tycho: I really want to know what another ten years of increasingly ubiquitous Internet will do to a person. I've got two kids, and it's not too la...
News: Funny drawing I made News: Funny drawing I made Gabe: The drawing of Gabe in the second panel today really makes me laugh. I think it’s the best Gabe I’ve ever drawn. So I went ahead ...
Comic: Pokémorality Comic: Pokémorality New Comic: Pokémorality
News: Pokémorality News: Pokémorality Tycho: I don't think it's too bad a spoiler to say that the new Pokemon game - the new Pokemon game, for God's sake - asks questions about the fran...
News: DA2+ News: DA2+ Tycho: When I was writing it, this is what I kept thinking about:  all the times in DA where you pull back out of a combat to some kind of dia...
News: Dragon Age 2 News: Dragon Age 2 Gabe:     Page 1 of our new Dragon Age 2 comic is live over on the DA2 page. This is just a quick three page story that will introduce yo...
Comic: Roiling Comic: Roiling New Comic: Roiling
News: Roiling News: Roiling Tycho: PAX East grows ever nearer, it's super near right now, and our dutiful JavaScript clock is returning a value that seems almost impossible. M...
News: Minecraft Fruit Fucker News: Minecraft Fruit Fucker Gabe: PA reader Michael just sent me this and I thought it was awesome. The lava "juice" is my favorite part.     -Gabe out
News: Omegathon Games News: Omegathon Games Gabe: Time to start practicing Omeganauts!  Round 1: Katamari, Friday, 12:30 PM – Merman Theatre (052) Round 2: Bananagrams Saturday, 11...
News: Something To Consider News: Something To Consider Tycho: Your choice of Pokemon games mostly comes down to whether or not you want Reshiram or Zekrom. Clearly, Zekrom is the right choice. Even more...
Comic: Something To Consider Comic: Something To Consider New Comic: Something To Consider
News: New Ledo and Ix News: New Ledo and Ix Tycho: Why yes, we do have more.  Glory and honor to Kid Can Drive!  (CW)TB
Comic: Beauty And Another Kind Of Beauty Comic: Beauty And Another Kind Of Beauty New Comic: Beauty And Another Kind Of Beauty
News: Beauty And Another Kind Of Beauty News: Beauty And Another Kind Of Beauty Tycho: It was an act of will to keep from cocking my head at the Beastly trailer, which Gabriel queued up while laughing through his nose. Eventual...
Comic: Space Beans, Red Racers Comic: Space Beans, Red Racers New Comic: Space Beans, Red Racers
News: Space Beans, Red Racers News: Space Beans, Red Racers Tycho: Gabriel was trying to tell me about his Smurf Town, and how many Smurfs were there, or something. I was given to understand that there were ...
Comic: What's Past Is Prologue Comic: What's Past Is Prologue New Comic: What's Past Is Prologue
News: What's Past Is Prologue News: What's Past Is Prologue Tycho: I've been reading Jane McGonigal's Reality Is Broken, and some of the things she says track very closely with the way things work in my own ...
News: Side Effects News: Side Effects Gabe: I certainly appreciate everyone sending me tips on gaining weight and building muscle. Tycho’s story was from a few years ago though an...
News: A Campaign Of Perpetual Psychic Warfare News: A Campaign Of Perpetual Psychic Warfare Tycho: It's crucial to abuse Gabriel lest he get airs, to make him chase phantoms and spirits, to ride his anguish, howling like a pirate in the ri...
Comic: A Campaign Of Perpetual Psychic Warfare Comic: A Campaign Of Perpetual Psychic Warfare New Comic: A Campaign Of Perpetual Psychic Warfare
News: Teevee Showz News: Teevee Showz Tycho: There is new Penny Arcade Television today, a Fourth Panel, one which describes the writing process for the strip entitled "A New World Reco...
Comic: The Wounds Of The Past Comic: The Wounds Of The Past New Comic: The Wounds Of The Past
News: The Wounds Of The Past News: The Wounds Of The Past Tycho: It's very hard to tell how long a fighting game will be a going proposition around here. Soulcalibur IV is still played almost daily by Keek...
News: What's That, PATV Enthusiast? News: What's That, PATV Enthusiast? Tycho: You crave more of Emily Carmichael's Ledo And Ix, which is the best?  Well, saddle up. (CW)TB 
Comic: Serendipity Comic: Serendipity New Comic: Serendipity
News: Serendipity News: Serendipity Tycho: I played Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 at the San Diego Comic-Con what seems like a hundred years ago, and though the roster was a profoundly truncate...
Comic: The Ecology Of The Loser Comic: The Ecology Of The Loser New Comic: The Ecology Of The Loser
News: The Ecology Of The Loser News: The Ecology Of The Loser Tycho: Losing in a game that takes a long time to play feels bad; and losing in a wargame (which has a tactical component, even if dice are the fin...
Comic: Gawk-Blocking Comic: Gawk-Blocking New Comic: Gawk-Blocking
News: Gawk-Blocking News: Gawk-Blocking Tycho: Pulling Gawker sites off my bar felt momentous, but the relief was incredible. Once I realized that I didn't have to look at them, even if I...
Comic: Appliances For The Nefarious Home Comic: Appliances For The Nefarious Home New Comic: Appliances For The Nefarious Home
News: Appliances For The Nefarious Home News: Appliances For The Nefarious Home Tycho: In many ways, I just buy the industrial design in Killzone. I buy that actual ISA weapons and dropships might look this way, and I can see a...
News: Dead Crawl Space News: Dead Crawl Space Gabe: Tycho and I finished Dead Space 2 last week and I was really impressed with the game. Overall I didn’t feel like it was as scary as the...
Comic: Bono Trask:  Timesqueezer Comic: Bono Trask: Timesqueezer New Comic: Bono Trask: Timesqueezer
News: Bono Trask: Timesqueezer News: Bono Trask: Timesqueezer Tycho: As one of Gabriel's fully actual dreams, this bizarre pastiche was weird enough to record. But now I want to use this character again, to re...
News: Hearts News: Hearts Gabe: We are running a special sale on our heartris and life t-shirts for valentines day. They are now $14 each!       -Gabe out
News: Urdhva Mukha Svanasana News: Urdhva Mukha Svanasana Tycho: Bulletstormin'. Parody is a difficult business. The difference between "good-bad" and something that is regular old bad sits on the edge of ...
Comic: Urdhva Mukha Svanasana Comic: Urdhva Mukha Svanasana New Comic: Urdhva Mukha Svanasana
News: On The Matter of Dickwolves News: On The Matter of Dickwolves Tycho: One of the most important essays I’ve ever read is by Philip K Dick, entitled “How To Build A Universe That Doesn’t Fall A...
News: Okay that's enough News: Okay that's enough Gabe: I think this has really gone too far. We have people on both sides of this ridiculous argument making death threats and worse. Kara was certa...
News: Armored Core 5 News: Armored Core 5 Tycho: To this day, any conversational lull between Kiko and I invariably turns to Chromehounds. That's right: boring old four-out-of-ten, six-out-...
News: some stuff News: some stuff Gabe: We’re working on fleshing out PATV so it isn’t just shows about Penny Arcade. Ledo and Ix is one such show. The third episode wen...
Comic: My Friend Wyrmidon Comic: My Friend Wyrmidon New Comic: My Friend Wyrmidon
News: My Friend Wyrmidon News: My Friend Wyrmidon Tycho: We've got Dead Space 2 more or less in the bag, now, practically sewn up, and it's just... solid. It's more of a compliment than it sounds. ...
Comic: Topical Gaming Strip Comic: Topical Gaming Strip New Comic: Topical Gaming Strip
News: Topical Gaming Strip News: Topical Gaming Strip Tycho: With two analog sticks, two triggers, a d-pad, four face buttons, two cameras, and front and back trackpads, it's entirely possible that you...
News: Dickwolves News: Dickwolves Gabe: It’s true that we have decided to remove the Dickwolves shirt from the store. Some people are happy about this but a lot more of you ar...
News: I Am Learning So Much About Shoes You Guys News: I Am Learning So Much About Shoes You Guys Tycho: For example, collating your feedback thus far, we have arrived at a low-cut, sleek skate-type shoe with a "cupsole" style "outsole." The sid...
Comic: Bedevilment Comic: Bedevilment New Comic: Bedevilment
News: Bedevilment News: Bedevilment Tycho: I'm spending more time on the PC than I have in a very long time, and it's a policy I can't help but maintain - my Steam list is full of ord...
News: Live Nude Drawing! News: Live Nude Drawing! Gabe: Drawing today's strip Live:
Comic: Inner Wealth Comic: Inner Wealth New Comic: Inner Wealth
News: Inner Wealth News: Inner Wealth Tycho: If it is possible to be happier with the opening sequence of Dead Space 2, I'm not entirely sure how that would happen. Having returned from...
News: We Need Enforcers! News: We Need Enforcers! Gabe: PAX East is shaping up to be a huge show this year and it looks like we could use some more Enforcers. If you’d like to join a truly am...
News: A New World Record News: A New World Record Tycho: This strip is less true than the one previous, because as much as we might be curious about getting our armies on some random table and smas...
Comic: A New World Record Comic: A New World Record New Comic: A New World Record
Comic: Imagine My Surprise Comic: Imagine My Surprise New Comic: Imagine My Surprise
News: Imagine My Surprise News: Imagine My Surprise Tycho: It's all true. I showed it to Gabriel, against my own better judgement, who quickly made it his wallpaper. Shortly thereafter he brought in ...
News: Shooz News: Shooz Tycho: I mentioned it before, but we are starving for data.  Well, maybe not starving, because we have a lot.  But we want more!  If...
News: The Five Stages Of Grief News: The Five Stages Of Grief Tycho: Gabriel's World of Warcraft account got hacked, which (as a practical matter) means that this guild got hacked, and the deep vault of its gu...
Comic: The Five Stages Of Grief Comic: The Five Stages Of Grief New Comic: The Five Stages Of Grief
News: Dickerdoodle Winners News: Dickerdoodle Winners Gabe: Sorry for the delay but I have finally chosen this year's Dickerdoodle winners. After sorting through hundreds of entries I believe this is m...
Comic: Where The Toys Are, Part Three Comic: Where The Toys Are, Part Three New Comic: Where The Toys Are, Part Three
News: Where The Toys Are, Part Three News: Where The Toys Are, Part Three Tycho: So, provided that you hold assertions A and B to be true, where A and B equal a) you want to play hobby games b) you want to buy them from a...
News: Where The Toys Are, Part Two News: Where The Toys Are, Part Two Tycho: I want to emphasize that when you lay eyes on the entity in today's strip, really take him in, that he is a real person and we are not makin...
News: Precipice Epilogue News: Precipice Epilogue Tycho: Here it is, the last chunk of Episode 3 - Chapter Twenty-Two, Epilogue For A Universe.  I'm very sad to be done with it.  But I'm ...
Comic: Where The Toys Are, Part Two Comic: Where The Toys Are, Part Two New Comic: Where The Toys Are, Part Two
News: Shoe Design (Help Ussss!) News: Shoe Design (Help Ussss!) Tycho: Robert asked me if I wanted some shoes, and I said yes - then, things got complicated. Put succinctly, there is a methodology by which we ca...
News: Where The Toys Are, Part One News: Where The Toys Are, Part One Tycho: There's a shop Gabriel frequents for his tabletop needs, even though... well, we'll go into it. I feel strongly that the Hobby Shop as a con...
Comic: Where The Toys Are, Part One Comic: Where The Toys Are, Part One New Comic: Where The Toys Are, Part One
Comic: The Perils Of Lineage Comic: The Perils Of Lineage New Comic: The Perils Of Lineage
News: The Perils Of Lineage News: The Perils Of Lineage Tycho: We're staunch enthusiasts of Chair's Infinity Blade, by which I mean Infinity Blade. It's almost ridiculously suited "for mobile," equally f...
Comic: The Globfather, Part Three Comic: The Globfather, Part Three New Comic: The Globfather, Part Three
News: The Globfather, Part Three News: The Globfather, Part Three Tycho: I hope that someday, when people describe a personal arc studded with hubris (and, potentially, taut pustules) they will describe it as crun...
Comic: The Globfather, Part Two Comic: The Globfather, Part Two New Comic: The Globfather, Part Two
News: The Globfather, Part Two News: The Globfather, Part Two Tycho: The bleak saga of Dr. Jacob Crunchner continues, and if I had to guess, I would say that there is probably one more strip to wring out of it...
News: Precipice Chapter Nineteen News: Precipice Chapter Nineteen Tycho: Is now awailable. (CW)TB
Comic: The Globfather Comic: The Globfather New Comic: The Globfather
News: The Globfather News: The Globfather Tycho: People have a kind of reflexive, ironic kata when it comes to the word Orwellian. I can't blame them completely for this reaction, as the te...
Comic: A Good Start Comic: A Good Start New Comic: A Good Start
News: A Good Start News: A Good Start Tycho: New year's resomolutions are a tricky business, as recidivism and moral inertia are man's natural state.  But I think I've got one I ca...
News: Precipice Chapter Eighteen News: Precipice Chapter Eighteen Tycho: Is available here.  It's been a hell of a week; you'll see some of what I've been up to in Friday's Blamimation.  (CW)TB
News: Some Dungeon Master stuff News: Some Dungeon Master stuff Gabe: I mentioned a while ago that I was going to put my regular D&D game on hold to try something different for a bit. I was feeling a bit bur...
Comic: With Apologies To Wilde Comic: With Apologies To Wilde New Comic: With Apologies To Wilde
News: With Apologies To Wilde News: With Apologies To Wilde Tycho: Monday night has morphed into some runaway Guy's Night anachronism, but if living in the walled complex of this cliche means that I can (wit...
News: The Usurper News: The Usurper Tycho: Christmas Debriefing. This was easily the most Adult Christmas that I've ever experienced. I got a juicer, which does not indicate youthful ...
Comic: The Usurper Comic: The Usurper New Comic: The Usurper
News: My take on the comic News: My take on the comic Gabe: I’ve always thought it was interesting that in the comic, Tycho maintains his atheism in spite of the fact that he hangs out with Jesus...
News: Heartwarming-Ass New Penny Arcade Television News: Heartwarming-Ass New Penny Arcade Television Tycho: We got that holiday shit, yo.   (CW)TB
Comic: Dropping The Science Comic: Dropping The Science New Comic: Dropping The Science
News: Dropping The Science News: Dropping The Science Tycho: The strip is probably the only place he and I can discuss religion without getting into a fistfight.  His concern (generally speaking) ...
News: It's Got To Come Out News: It's Got To Come Out Tycho: As I've already suggested, TRON: Legacy contains within it a host of discrete films, and positions you can take, so that at the culmination ...
Comic: It's Got To Come Out Comic: It's Got To Come Out New Comic: It's Got To Come Out
News: New PATV Today News: New PATV Today Tycho: What the what? Back to back videozzz? I know! It's crazy.
Comic: Lamentations Comic: Lamentations New Comic: Lamentations
News: Lamentations News: Lamentations Tycho: There is a pretty awesome article over at Comics Alliance about some of the casting in Thor, specifically the black casting, because blackit...
News: Also, Don't Forget Your Penny Arcade Television News: Also, Don't Forget Your Penny Arcade Television Tycho: New episode today.  Where do your shirts and other Penny Arcade things come from?  They come from here. (CW)TB
News: Don't Forget-Dickerdoodles 2010 News: Don't Forget-Dickerdoodles 2010 Gabe:   You didn’t think I forgot did you? Well actually I did forget. But you all reminded me soooooo, it's Dickerdoodle time again! Th...
News: A Priori News: A Priori Tycho: With the WoW Glider case having been examined on appeal, the legal furor between Activision Blizzard and the makers of the automation tool i...
Comic: A Priori Comic: A Priori New Comic: A Priori
News: Precipice (Updated) News: Precipice (Updated) Tycho: Every time I scroll down the page, I'm surprised to see a cat with its dick out.  Every time.   Anyway, new Precipice.  (And ...
News: Last day  for free upgraded shipping! News: Last day for free upgraded shipping! Gabe: ** Today is the last day to take advantage of our free priority shipping deal. That means you need to order from us today if you want to get ...
News: Precipice Tomorrow News: Precipice Tomorrow Tycho: I gotta wrap up Book 7 today, or Robert will eat my trachea.  Tomorrow, tomorrow. (CW)TB
News: Dickerdoodles 2010 News: Dickerdoodles 2010 Gabe:   You didn’t think I forgot did you? Well actually I did forget. But you all reminded me soooooo, it's Dickerdoodle time again! Th...
Comic: Things, Part Two Comic: Things, Part Two New Comic: Things, Part Two
News: Things, Part Two News: Things, Part Two Tycho: My cohort feels bad about his regular Monday game going on hiatus - I would submit - because he hasn't seen or run enough tables to know tha...
News: Precpice News: Precpice Tycho: Every time I scroll down the page, I'm surprised to see a cat with its dick out.  Every time.   Anyway, new Precipice.  Oh, a...
News: DMF News: DMF Gabe: As Tycho mentioned above I I have decided to take a break from my normal Monday night game. Two years ago this month I approached my friends ...
News: Free priority shipping! News: Free priority shipping! Gabe: If you are like me you probably wait until the very last minute to do your Christmas shopping. We’ve got a special offer going for proc...
Comic: The Things We Do For Love Comic: The Things We Do For Love New Comic: The Things We Do For Love
News: The Things We Do For Love News: The Things We Do For Love Tycho: Last week, I listened as a depleted Gabriel made a startling admission. I'm surprised it took as long as it did, to be honest: for two years...
News: New PATV News: New PATV Tycho: There is a new 4th Panel, which details the creation of this strip.   (CW)TB
News: Greed Corp For PC News: Greed Corp For PC Tycho: I loved this game on XBLA, where the available demo let me learn the game at my leisure and without an investment.  I hope they add a d...
Comic: Wolf Of The Year Comic: Wolf Of The Year New Comic: Wolf Of The Year
News: Wolf Of The Year News: Wolf Of The Year Tycho: I have thus far managed to avoid the swirling vortex of Cataclysm, even as my friends disappear into it one by one. They do make it hard, th...
News: Denizens Of San Francisco: Umloud Is Tonight News: Denizens Of San Francisco: Umloud Is Tonight Tycho: Tonight, God dammit! toniiiiiiiight (CW)TB
News: Last Day For Standard Shipping News: Last Day For Standard Shipping Tycho: On our store, I mean.  That's what Robert is telling me. (CW)TB
News: Thursday is the Last Day For Standard Shipping News: Thursday is the Last Day For Standard Shipping Tycho: On our store, I mean.  That's what Robert is telling me. (CW)TB
News: Teef News: Teef Tycho: I suspect that when it comes to fathers and sons, it would be easier to count the truths than the lies. Just this morning, Elliot wanted to ...
News: Precipice Chapter Fifteen News: Precipice Chapter Fifteen Tycho: Heading downtown to the Child's Play dinner now, tux in tow, but I just uploaded the next bit. (CW)TB
Comic: Teef Comic: Teef New Comic: Teef
News: Deck The Walls News: Deck The Walls Tycho: We are really big fans of Kiko's "Twisp Argyle" design, which is on hoodies and shirts for girls and boys. Such big fans, in fact, that we b...
Comic: Clarity Comic: Clarity New Comic: Clarity
News: Clarity News: Clarity Tycho: The last time my father left, for real this time, the legal document that came to define our relationship decreed that I had to go there eve...
News: Penny Arcade Cases For iPhone 4 (!) News: Penny Arcade Cases For iPhone 4 (!) Tycho: Our friend Jeremy Chung (who makes a cameo in this episode of PATV) wanted to know if he could make some Penny Arcade cases for the iPhone 4...
Comic: Do Not Want Comic: Do Not Want New Comic: Do Not Want
News: Do Not Want News: Do Not Want Tycho: When everybody discovers a new wargame at the same time, there's an atmosphere of sharing that accompanies it; everyone is curious about wha...
News: Ha! News: Ha! Tycho: I'm writing the notes for our seventh compilation at the moment, which means heading back through a year I only dimply remember.  It ma...
News: Tis the season...to buy shit News: Tis the season...to buy shit Gabe: I apologize if you are sick and or tired of hearing about our fabulous wares but it must me done. You will find many people online questionin...
Comic: A New Spin On An Old Favorite Comic: A New Spin On An Old Favorite New Comic: A New Spin On An Old Favorite
News: A New Spin On An Old Favorite News: A New Spin On An Old Favorite Tycho: Every year at the Child's Play Dinner (sold out, or I'd make that text a link) we auction an appearance in the strip that sometimes culminat...
News: Cyber Monday (?) News: Cyber Monday (?) Tycho: We have a store which has things in it - things you may buy. Limited edition Jim Darkmagic Portraits and Book Six Hard Covers...
News: Fundamentally Accurate News: Fundamentally Accurate Tycho: Gabriel is under the weather, slipping in and out of consciousness, and his condition has given him terrifying glimpses into the after-now -...
Comic: Fundamentally Accurate Comic: Fundamentally Accurate New Comic: Fundamentally Accurate
News: Merchandising! News: Merchandising! Gabe: As a young man I worked a series of retail jobs at Toys R Us and then Circuit City. With out a doubt the worst day to work was Black Friday. ...
Comic: Additional Boys Comic: Additional Boys New Comic: Additional Boys
News: Additional Boys News: Additional Boys Tycho: There were a few more jinks in reserve. These are aged jinks, comparable to a smoky Gouda. I don't really know what to do with myself when s...
Comic: Gabriel's Home For Lost Boys Comic: Gabriel's Home For Lost Boys New Comic: Gabriel's Home For Lost Boys
News: Gabriel's Home For Lost Boys News: Gabriel's Home For Lost Boys Tycho: These jinks are so hi, you'll need an altimeter. The worst part about leaving for Spokane, aside from the Spokane part, which Good God I don...
News: Precipice Chapter Thirteen News: Precipice Chapter Thirteen Tycho: Is now available.  Has been for a little while, actually.  Good Lord writing these is fun. (CW)TB
Comic: How It Works Comic: How It Works New Comic: How It Works
News: How It Works News: How It Works Tycho: There's been a rash of new OnLive reviews, based now on the MicroConsole - the standalone bit that hooks directly into a television. You alr...
News: Slam Bolt Scrappers Naming Rights Auction! News: Slam Bolt Scrappers Naming Rights Auction! Tycho: I just got a mail from Eitan over at Fire Hose Games, who was kind enough to teach me how to play their game Slam Bolt Scrappers at the last...
News: New Penny Arcade Television! News: New Penny Arcade Television! Tycho: Welcome to Season Two.   (CW)TB
News: Mount Doom News: Mount Doom Tycho: Have you seen the multiplayer for Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood? You really, really should. Yeah, sometimes it ends in a pigpile. This is wh...
Comic: Mount Doom Comic: Mount Doom New Comic: Mount Doom
News: Tremendous Child's Play Riches News: Tremendous Child's Play Riches Tycho: With the kind of pressure I exert in the post for others to donate, I feel a strong compulsion to strike with decisive force.  Here's t...
Comic: Prognostication Comic: Prognostication New Comic: Prognostication
News: Prognostication News: Prognostication Tycho: I keep saying that I'm not going to talk about Kinect anymore, but it's such a comprehensive lozenge of so many ideas that it's kind of irre...
News: Late Precipice (i.e., Shame) News: Late Precipice (i.e., Shame) Tycho: My process for this thing is completely fucked, it's devoured the schedule I had and I apologize.  There are a ton of excuses I could m...
Comic: Inadvertent Peripherals Comic: Inadvertent Peripherals New Comic: Inadvertent Peripherals
News: Inadvertent Peripherals News: Inadvertent Peripherals Tycho: Brenna took my Xbox and its grim Observator to a party, and when she returned near midnight, she didn't have it with her. She'd left it at t...
Comic: Holistic Analysis Comic: Holistic Analysis New Comic: Holistic Analysis
News: Holistic Analysis News: Holistic Analysis Tycho: This a comic about... Well, just read it. It's quick. Until something noteworthy happens, this is probably the last time we'll need to talk ...
News: Penny Arcade: The Series DVD Now Awailable! News: Penny Arcade: The Series DVD Now Awailable! Tycho: The pre-orders are going out, and the four disc set is now in stock.  2 Player did a fantastic job with the set, which I feel comfortab...
News: That Tomb Tomb Pow News: That Tomb Tomb Pow Tycho: Gabriel tried his hand at running an update of a classic D&D adventure for a group of players for whom 4th Edition is God's edition...
Comic: That Tomb Tomb Pow Comic: That Tomb Tomb Pow New Comic: That Tomb Tomb Pow
News: Poker Night At The Inventory News: Poker Night At The Inventory Tycho: I really like games from Telltale, so there wasn't a tremendous amount of deliberation when they asked to use Tycho in their new Poker Game ...
Comic: Full Circle Comic: Full Circle New Comic: Full Circle
News: Full Circle News: Full Circle Tycho: We believe, like every cognizant being, that progenitors should arbitrate the media consumption of the organisms they create. In other words...
News: We have a winner! News: We have a winner! Gabe: Looks like we will be doing Sand first! Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote.   -Gabe out  
News: My take on Kinect News: My take on Kinect Gabe: It’s pretty obvious that Kinect is not for me. Chances are if you’re reading this it’s not for you either. Like Sony with t...
News: PATV = Mega64 News: PATV = Mega64 Tycho: As per usual, Mega64 isn't afraid to tackle the tough issues. (CW)TB
Comic: Power Word Comic: Power Word New Comic: Power Word
News: Power Word News: Power Word Tycho: Our experience with Kinect voice commands was odd, powerful, almost unsettling. This is incredibly interesting as a piece of technology, and...
News: Shank Contest Thingamabob News: Shank Contest Thingamabob Tycho: Intel is giving away a huge pile of Shank-related stuff, including literal copies of the game Shank for the PC, and you can get your share o...
Comic: Pipe Cleaners, Reimagined Comic: Pipe Cleaners, Reimagined New Comic: Pipe Cleaners, Reimagined
News: Pipe Cleaners, Reimagined News: Pipe Cleaners, Reimagined Tycho: When you're first learning a wargame, you might fudge some stuff. Maybe every model isn't, for lack of a better term, "painted." A styrofoam...
News: Time to vote! News: Time to vote! Gabe: Today is the day to get out and vote...for your favorite new Penny Arcade comic! Just hit this link and vote for your favorite: Vote here &nb...
News: Voting for your favorite News: Voting for your favorite Gabe: Our weblord Erik is currently on vacation. He’ll get back later this week and we will put up a voting page. Until then re-read the stri...
News: Belruel Wallpaper News: Belruel Wallpaper Gabe: Our last offering is the Queen of Bells. I’ve had a few requests for a wallpaper of the last panel and I hate to disappoint. (click her...
Comic: Queen Of Bells Comic: Queen Of Bells New Comic: Queen Of Bells
News: Queen Of Bells News: Queen Of Bells Tycho: A long time ago, I made a song in the game Jam Sessions called My Belruel. The song is more or less about falling in love with your in-game ...
News: Hindsight again News: Hindsight again Gabe: In case you missed it yesterday I just wanted to re-post this. We’ve done a lot of work for Bioware in the past and for Dragon Age 2 th...
News: The New Kid comic News: The New Kid comic Gabe: Being the new kid is hard, being the new kid in a school full of aliens is harder. Tycho mentioned that this one could be the biggest thing w...
Comic: The New Kid Comic: The New Kid New Comic: The New Kid
News: The New Kid News: The New Kid Tycho: Today's idea: The New Kid. It was The New Kid that catalyzed this round of offerings, and I think that (under the right conditions) The New ...
News: Hindsight News: Hindsight Gabe: We’ve done a lot of work for Bioware in the past and for Dragon Age 2 they actually had us create an in-game item. It’s a magical...
News: Sand comic News: Sand comic Gabe: Like Tycho said we are going to deliver three one page treatments and ask you to vote on your favorite again. The last time we did this we go...
Comic: Sand Comic: Sand New Comic: Sand
News: Sand News: Sand Tycho: Much as we did last year, we're seizing the site again for a ridiculous expenditure of your goodwill. Last time out our bizarre genre experi...
News: More Precipice News: More Precipice Tycho: Additional Precipice is yours for the taking, with Chapter Eleven.   (CW)TB
News: A Policy Of Conscious Aggression News: A Policy Of Conscious Aggression Tycho: The sloth of today's game designers is revolting. What is the biggest innovation in the last six years of aggregated shooting? Literally, it...
Comic: A Policy Of Conscious Aggression Comic: A Policy Of Conscious Aggression New Comic: A Policy Of Conscious Aggression
Comic: A Traditional Form Comic: A Traditional Form New Comic: A Traditional Form
News: A Traditional Form News: A Traditional Form Tycho: Gabe had an idea for a comic, and after a nominal attempt to make three panels out of it, it seemed to fit more naturally into the single-pa...
News: Last Day To Preorder The DVD News: Last Day To Preorder The DVD Tycho: Just like it says!  Any of the preorders we receive will be signed by the office, and there's two thousand preordered so far, so that's...
News: quick thoughts on some games News: quick thoughts on some games Gabe: I have been playing a lot of different games lately and I figured I should take a minute and share some thoughts. Video Games! Kirby’s ...
Comic: That Constant Refrain Comic: That Constant Refrain New Comic: That Constant Refrain
News: That Constant Refrain News: That Constant Refrain Tycho: We haven't gotten around to talking about Castlevania: Lords of Shadow yet, but it ain't for lack of love. In fact, it's fair to say th...
Comic: Wool On The Horizon Comic: Wool On The Horizon New Comic: Wool On The Horizon
News: Wool On The Horizon News: Wool On The Horizon Tycho: Kirby's Epic Yarn is effective, not merely as an electronic entertainment product but also as a time machine. Videogames often have "physics...
News: Blaminations, On Penny Arcade Television News: Blaminations, On Penny Arcade Television Tycho: Today on PATV, a new Blamimation, featuring timely returns to your favorite sketchencomedich.   (CW)TB
News: For The Blamination News: For The Blamination Tycho: Today on PATV, a new Blamimation, featuring timely returns to your favorite sketchencomedich.   (CW)TB
News: OMG PATV DVD News: OMG PATV DVD Gabe: In case you missed it, our online store is back and we are taking pre-orders for the PATV DVD. If you liked the show then I think you will re...
Comic: A Medically Recognized Condition Comic: A Medically Recognized Condition New Comic: A Medically Recognized Condition
News: A Medically Recognized Condition News: A Medically Recognized Condition Tycho: Having sons means (among other things) that we can buy things "for" those sons that we might not purchase for ourselves. I think Invizimals ...
News: What A Weird Day News: What A Weird Day Tycho: DOTA's Icefrog is a bastard?  The terrible, true story of Mythic's dissolution?      This is the dawning of the age of t...
News: Precipice Chapter Nine News: Precipice Chapter Nine Tycho: More Precipice, and I'm sorry it's late.  I usually write these at night, which feels appropriate, but my son, my daughter, and my wife...
News: Gamma World News: Gamma World Gabe: I was able to purchase a copy of Gamma World from a “Premiere Store” near my house last weekend and I ran the game on Monday for ...
Comic: More Things Than Are Dreamt Of Comic: More Things Than Are Dreamt Of New Comic: More Things Than Are Dreamt Of
News: More Things Than Are Dreamt Of News: More Things Than Are Dreamt Of Tycho: This one hardly needs a preface. Sometimes, the comic is word for word true. The core story in Gabe's regular Monday game is pretty heady st...
Comic: What's Not To Like Comic: What's Not To Like New Comic: What's Not To Like
News: What's Not To Like News: What's Not To Like Tycho: Gabe really does have a bat! A real bat, just hangin' up in the eaves and devourin' thousands of insects every night. You might be surprised...
Comic: The Apex Comic: The Apex New Comic: The Apex
News: The Apex News: The Apex Tycho: Cold Stone is generally a dessert, but it can also be a meal - the one by us will fold forest mushrooms, prosciutto, or Black Forest ham int...
News: Our Store Is Back! News: Our Store Is Back! Tycho: Brian has essentially killed himself getting things going, but it's ready for you now.  A few noteworthy additions, since it's been awa...
News: Warmachine, Precipice News: Warmachine, Precipice Tycho: As I mentioned after PAX, it was my great honor to write lyrics and a vocal melody about Warmachine, the thunderous tabletop wargame from Pr...
Comic: Where My Shows At Comic: Where My Shows At New Comic: Where My Shows At
News: Where My Shows At News: Where My Shows At Tycho: Am I the only only one who is this way? I don't know. I sort of like foraging for shows. I like to watch television, but I like watching it ...
Comic: Full Of Twists And Turns Comic: Full Of Twists And Turns New Comic: Full Of Twists And Turns
News: Full Of Twists And Turns News: Full Of Twists And Turns Tycho: New rumblings about a Myst movie were more or less irresistible as strip material. Now, though, as the most deeply Myst obsessed human being...
News: New Penny Arcade Television News: New Penny Arcade Television Tycho: PATV!  Mega64!  New Episode!     (CW)TB
News: Comic Jumper Winner! News: Comic Jumper Winner! Gabe: Thanks to everyone who sent in a photo for my Rob Liefeld pose contest. It turns out even Rob Liefeld entered, but I said no photo-shopping s...
Comic: Civilophelia Comic: Civilophelia New Comic: Civilophelia
News: Civilophelia News: Civilophelia Tycho: Today's strip isn't terribly far from the conversation we actually had. Dialogue wise. I'd seen his tweet to the effect that he'd discovered...
News: Comic Jumper News: Comic Jumper Gabe:   Comic Jumper is a new game coming out from the guys at Twisted Pixel. We had a chance to play it before PAX and I really liked the con...
Comic: Understanding Comic: Understanding New Comic: Understanding
News: Understanding News: Understanding Tycho: Integrating another human being's unique biology into the office has been a unique proposition. Scott claims that before moving north, nobod...
News: Ex Precipicio News: Ex Precipicio Tycho: Maybe?  I don't know really know any Latin.  Would that mean I was out of Precipice?  Because that shit ain't true.  In ...
Comic: Warrants Further Assessment Comic: Warrants Further Assessment New Comic: Warrants Further Assessment
News: Warrants Further Assessment News: Warrants Further Assessment Tycho: Comic related to my cohort's birthday constitute a kind of sub-genre in the greater body of our "work," some are more generalized - like tod...
News: Instruction News: Instruction Tycho: I sometimes get overwhelmed with only one wife, and only two children. I'm not sure I'm patriarch material. Even so, I should probably make ...
News: Penny Arcade Televisiones News: Penny Arcade Televisiones Tycho: Scort and Krasp are back again, on track again, for a segment we like to call Blam Nights. (CW(TB
Comic: Instruction Comic: Instruction New Comic: Instruction
News: The Move News: The Move Gabe: So I am home sick today and that’s why the strip looks a little strange. I was trying to figure out a way to draw the comic from home w...
Comic: The Fashion Imperative Comic: The Fashion Imperative New Comic: The Fashion Imperative
News: The Fashion Imperative News: The Fashion Imperative Tycho: My son and I don't play very many games together. Well, we don't play many videogames; I don't think we've stopped living a kind of game sin...
News: Mine All Mine, Part Two News: Mine All Mine, Part Two Tycho: Mine All Mine moves into Phase Two, depicting the savage and repeated "key learnings" this game heaps on you with a quickness. Minecraft is ...
Comic: Mine All Mine, Part Two Comic: Mine All Mine, Part Two New Comic: Mine All Mine, Part Two
Comic: Mine All Mine, Part One Comic: Mine All Mine, Part One New Comic: Mine All Mine, Part One
News: Mine All Mine, Part One News: Mine All Mine, Part One Tycho: I've been out of the office all week, as some variety of Streptococcus has colonized my wife. I've had to parent full time for three days, j...
Comic: Dotage Comic: Dotage New Comic: Dotage
News: Dotage News: Dotage Tycho: Because we tend to come around for the high point of Halo's arc - in when a new game has been released, all but out before the first map pac...
News: Castle Ravenloft News: Castle Ravenloft Gabe: I have had the opportunity to play the new Castle Ravenloft board game a handful of times now and I’m very impressed. We brought it ove...
Comic: The Policy Comic: The Policy New Comic: The Policy
News: The Policy News: The Policy Tycho: This is essentially how I feel about Halo. I can probably count on one hand the number of discrete rounds I've played alone. It would be lik...
Comic: The Eighth Attraction Comic: The Eighth Attraction New Comic: The Eighth Attraction
News: The Eighth Attraction News: The Eighth Attraction Tycho: Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions knows what it is, and doesn't try to convince you otherwise: it's fanservice, served neat in a highball gla...
News: Today, On Penny Arcade Television News: Today, On Penny Arcade Television Tycho: Blams!  We've got them, hot and fresh.  Savor them!  Or it. There's just the one. (CW)TB
News: More Penny Arcade Stuffs News: More Penny Arcade Stuffs Tycho: There was new Penny Arcade Television last week, but some stuff came up, and I forgot to link it.  So here it is:  VG Fack Checker...
News: The Trenches News: The Trenches Gabe: Obviously the biggest announcement of PAX this year was Duke Nukem Forever. There was another announcement though that you might have missed....
News: The Wager News: The Wager Tycho: Frequently during panels at the Penny Arcade Expo our own Gabriel will receive compliments on his work. This is as it should be; the visual ...
Comic: The Wager Comic: The Wager New Comic: The Wager
Comic: The Lucifex Comic: The Lucifex New Comic: The Lucifex
News: The Lucifex News: The Lucifex Tycho: You might recall that during the last PAX on the west coast, I had to leave because (much to my great surprise) a human being was trying to ...
News: Mouth Rituals Exposed News: Mouth Rituals Exposed Tycho: It's pretty incredible where young people draw the line between which which things are impossible and things which are made possible by inex...
Comic: Mouth Rituals Exposed Comic: Mouth Rituals Exposed New Comic: Mouth Rituals Exposed
Comic: The Ultimatum Comic: The Ultimatum New Comic: The Ultimatum
News: The Ultimatum News: The Ultimatum Tycho: We kept thinking about the Xbox Live price hike as the week went on, trying to divine its purpose, and came up with a big ol' goose egg. And...
Comic: Remove Sandals (0/2) Comic: Remove Sandals (0/2) New Comic: Remove Sandals (0/2)
News: Remove Sandals (0/2) News: Remove Sandals (0/2) Tycho: The Bible Online, right? Where has this thing been? As a setting, we've emphasized on multiple occasions that the Bible is woefully underuti...
News: Another Star Wars Political Cartoon News: Another Star Wars Political Cartoon Gabe: Here is another of our Star Wars Political Cartoons:   -Gabe out Tweet
News: Blamimation Nights News: Blamimation Nights Tycho: There's a new Blamimation in town.  Well, there's a new Blamimation, but there's also a whole new way to experience them - Blamimation ...
News: Skullkickers News: Skullkickers Tycho: We've known Jim Zubkavich for a long time, and in a way, you probably know him too - his art is everywhere.  He's a webcomics pioneer, ...
News: Meet Your Omeganauts News: Meet Your Omeganauts Tycho: The wardrums have already begun to pound, and if you are able to interpret the message encoded deep in their rhythm, you'll hear a tale of w...
Comic: Room 418 Comic: Room 418 New Comic: Room 418
News: Room 418 News: Room 418 Tycho: We saw an incredible Craigslist ad when we were getting ready to write the strip, an ad which quickly became the strip we were trying to mak...
News: Let's go to the phones! News: Let's go to the phones! Gabe: I have gotten almost 300 responses so far! There is simply no way I can post all the great mails I am getting. Here is are a few that echo wh...
News: Let's talk about this... News: Let's talk about this... Gabe: My Twitter and my email are both exploding today. People on both sides of the used game debate arer crazy passionate about this. If Penny Arc...
Comic: Words And Their Meanings Comic: Words And Their Meanings New Comic: Words And Their Meanings
News: Words And Their Meanings News: Words And Their Meanings Tycho: I had a different reaction to the "fightin' words" of THQ's Cory Ledesma than most. I have a different reaction to lots of things, probably....
News: D&D Essentials News: D&D Essentials Gabe: I received an early copy of the new Dungeons and Dragons Red Box last week and quickly wrangled a group of friends for a trial run. The game ...
Comic: Traditional Values Comic: Traditional Values New Comic: Traditional Values
News: Traditional Values News: Traditional Values Tycho: You might have heard of D&D Essentials already; I don't really know what to think of it yet. Billed as a streamlined yet compatible vers...
Comic: Creationism Comic: Creationism New Comic: Creationism
News: Creationism News: Creationism Tycho: Nobody likes artists, and who can blame them? When they aren't challenging your preconceptions or whatever, or renouncing the boundary betwe...
Comic: The RIAAl World Comic: The RIAAl World New Comic: The RIAAl World
News: The RIAAl World News: The RIAAl World Tycho: As is often the case, you can read a truncated, insulting version of a story somewhere else or you can go to Ars Technica. What we say in th...
News: Precipice News: Precipice Tycho: Colloquially, people either refer to it as Precipice or Rainslick.  Does that mean something, I wonder?  Is one of these types of ...
News: Lego Creationary News: Lego Creationary Gabe: My son is a convicted Lego Maniac. This weekend we were at Toys R Us and saw a game called Creationary which looked pretty much like Pictiona...
Comic: Something Which Actually Happens Comic: Something Which Actually Happens New Comic: Something Which Actually Happens
News: Something Which Actually Happens News: Something Which Actually Happens Tycho: Attempting to experience as broad a swath of the medium as I can - to maximize my usefulness to you, but also, you know, video games - it's ...
News: Tragedy is when I cut my finger. News: Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Gabe: What surprised me most about some of the reactions to our Dickwolf joke was not that people were offended. But that this was the comic that o...
Comic: Breaking It Down Comic: Breaking It Down New Comic: Breaking It Down
News: Breaking It Down News: Breaking It Down Tycho: Reaction to Wednesday's comic fell, conveniently for my purpose, into two camps: those who found a phrase like "raped by dickwolves" a stunn...
Comic: The Sixth Slave Comic: The Sixth Slave New Comic: The Sixth Slave
News: The Sixth Slave News: The Sixth Slave Tycho: Something that is discussed with some frequency around here is how the quickly an MMO reverts to its default state, ready for the next bus-f...
News: On The Rainslick Precipice Of Darkness News: On The Rainslick Precipice Of Darkness Tycho: Episode 3 starts NOW. It updates on Tuesdays, more if I can, but always on Tuesday. (CW)TB
News: In Too Deep News: In Too Deep Tycho: There are multiple ways to watch Inception, just as there are multiple ways to see it. It has that "movie-as-game" process of narrative deta...
Comic: In Too Deep Comic: In Too Deep New Comic: In Too Deep
Comic: The Reptile Of Choice Comic: The Reptile Of Choice New Comic: The Reptile Of Choice
News: The Reptile Of Choice News: The Reptile Of Choice Tycho: Gabriel finished his last book during the San Diego trip, and so he's been on the prowl for a new one, which is always a dangerous time. The...
Comic: The Armageddon Doctrine Comic: The Armageddon Doctrine New Comic: The Armageddon Doctrine
News: The Armageddon Doctrine News: The Armageddon Doctrine Tycho: Did you know that there was a time when our website played host to comics of a "humorous" nature, japes of a merry sort, which dealt with po...
News: Strip's Up News: Strip's Up Tycho: And it can be found here. (CW)TB
News: We're Closing Down The Store (Not Forever!) News: We're Closing Down The Store (Not Forever!) Tycho: We decided to get our own warehouse up here in Seattle, for lots of reasons, but primarily to have after-hours shootouts with The Triads. &n...
News: Blood And Oil, Part Five News: Blood And Oil, Part Five Tycho: The Blood and Oil have finally run out in this, the fifth chapter. What a tremendous amount of fun that was, and we must all thank Ben Caldw...
Comic: Blood And Oil, Part Five Comic: Blood And Oil, Part Five New Comic: Blood And Oil, Part Five
News: Child's Play And PATV Stuff News: Child's Play And PATV Stuff Tycho: Child's Play is incredibly vast, so vast that - even though Gabriel and I ostensibly created it - it extends far beyond our influence. That'...
Comic: Blood And Oil, Part Four Comic: Blood And Oil, Part Four New Comic: Blood And Oil, Part Four
News: Blood And Oil, Part Four News: Blood And Oil, Part Four Tycho: Blood And Oil. Part Four. One more to go. I met a guy from DigiPen many years ago - eventually he quit the school, but found his way into th...
News: Blood And Oil, Part Three News: Blood And Oil, Part Three Tycho: I've got more blood for you, and also more oil, in the ongoing series we're calling Blood And Oil - here's part three. This is a guest work;...
Comic: Blood And Oil, Part Three Comic: Blood And Oil, Part Three New Comic: Blood And Oil, Part Three
News: P To The A To The T And Also V News: P To The A To The T And Also V Tycho: The new Episode of PATV went up on Friday, but I forgot to link it, because my mind body connection had been severed.  It is good,...
News: Blood And Oil, Part Two News: Blood And Oil, Part Two Tycho: It may be wise if, going forward, you think of the ongoing Blood & Oil series as something which needs to slow roast; the strip wil...
Comic: Blood And Oil, Part Two Comic: Blood And Oil, Part Two New Comic: Blood And Oil, Part Two
News: Blood And Oil, Part One News: Blood And Oil, Part One Tycho: Today marks the debut of a guest Automata "event," drawn by the incomparable Ben Caldwell and "Book of Eli" scribe Gary Whitta. We don't hav...
Comic: Blood And Oil, Part One Comic: Blood And Oil, Part One New Comic: Blood And Oil, Part One
Comic: The S Word Comic: The S Word New Comic: The S Word
News: The S Word News: The S Word Tycho: The room scenario described in the strip is brutally mega-real. My response was to haul out the big guns. Actually, it's my policy to levera...
News: Planting A Flag News: Planting A Flag Tycho: Gabriel specializes in names like "Mantis Eaglehawk," that is to say, names that puncture the carefully calibrated drama of their setting. H...
Comic: Planting A Flag Comic: Planting A Flag New Comic: Planting A Flag
News: Here's The Stuff We're Bringing To San Diego News: Here's The Stuff We're Bringing To San Diego Tycho: Seriously, all kinds of shit.  We've got the new Mosey shirt, Wolfman/Dracula, some some new Automata stuff as well.   A...
News: New PATV For That Ass News: New PATV For That Ass Tycho: It's a 4th Panel, and it's more or less about what happens when things go wrong.  (CW)TB 
Comic: This Would Actually Be Rad Comic: This Would Actually Be Rad New Comic: This Would Actually Be Rad
News: This Would Actually Be Rad News: This Would Actually Be Rad Tycho: This holiday's Harry Potter offering forgoes the Grand Theft Hogwarts/campus crawling adventure for something like <"http://kotaku.com/55...
News: PAX PRIME! News: PAX PRIME! Gabe: I had a dream the other night that we decided to hold PAX in a huge field this year. It seemed like a good idea for some reason but when we g...
Comic: Duplicity Comic: Duplicity New Comic: Duplicity
News: Duplicity News: Duplicity Tycho: When Christian Bale was recorded in the middle of some kind of aggressive territorial display, we queued it up expressly to be titillated bu...
Comic: Our Partial Future Comic: Our Partial Future New Comic: Our Partial Future
News: Our Partial Future News: Our Partial Future Tycho: I don't know exactly how prevalent "Sony Style" stores are. I know of exactly one in my town, and one in another town. If you have one close...
News: Blam!  Blam!  As In Blamimation News: Blam! Blam! As In Blamimation Tycho: What I think is probably the best, best, best Blamimation yet can be found by clicking here.   (CW)TB
News: Blizzard Partially Retreats News: Blizzard Partially Retreats Tycho: As seen here. You should be careful about any kind of celebration, though: the third paragraph tells you why.  They're still tying incr...
Comic: The Grim Curriculum Comic: The Grim Curriculum New Comic: The Grim Curriculum
News: The Grim Curriculum News: The Grim Curriculum Tycho: Blizzard's RealID thing didn't make any sense to me, but that's because I was relying on the official message to get a sense of it's purpose...
News: The Butcher's Bill, Part Two News: The Butcher's Bill, Part Two Tycho: Oh, I remember what we were talking about, prior to our dark fugue: Laurell K. Hamilton. Okay, yeah. That explains all this, then. You're sa...
Comic: The Butcher's Bill, Part Two Comic: The Butcher's Bill, Part Two New Comic: The Butcher's Bill, Part Two
Comic: The Butcher's Bill, Part One Comic: The Butcher's Bill, Part One New Comic: The Butcher's Bill, Part One
News: The Butcher's Bill, Part One News: The Butcher's Bill, Part One Tycho: Gabriel and I were talking, about something - I forget what - when we fell into a black slumber. Through the sludge of our waking stupor, we...
News: Penny Arcade Television News: Penny Arcade Television Tycho: Would you like some of that?  Because we have a new episode.  No, really! (CW)TB
Comic: Twisp & Catsby in: Der Dorbelgorbel Comic: Twisp & Catsby in: Der Dorbelgorbel New Comic: Twisp & Catsby in: Der Dorbelgorbel
News: Twisp & Catsby in: Der Dorbelgorbel News: Twisp & Catsby in: Der Dorbelgorbel Tycho: We put the word out - technically, a chirp - regarding what people might like to see in a comic. That is a rare request, truly, but while we...
News: D&D in the Elemental Chaos part 2 News: D&D in the Elemental Chaos part 2 Gabe: In my last news post I talked about how I actually built the planets for my Elemental Chaos encounter. In this post I’ll talk a little ...
Comic: Incredible Savings Comic: Incredible Savings New Comic: Incredible Savings
News: Incredible Savings News: Incredible Savings Tycho: It never ceases to amaze me how much better at this Sony is. This is something Microsoft doesn't understand well, to the extent they underst...
News: D&D in the Elemental Chaos part 1 News: D&D in the Elemental Chaos part 1 Gabe: If you saw my Twitter last night you know that I ran a pretty crazy game of D&D. My players ended up int he Elemental Chaos, a place call...
Comic: The Sound Of A Klaxon Comic: The Sound Of A Klaxon New Comic: The Sound Of A Klaxon
News: The Sound Of A Klaxon News: The Sound Of A Klaxon Tycho: I did my best to warn him, but he's quite certain that The Deck of Many Things has a place in his campaign. On this point, we don't entirely...
News: The Shipment News: The Shipment Tycho: I called an Apple Store, just for kicks, to see how things were going during the launch, and if he thought they might have any phones ever. ...
Comic: The Shipment Comic: The Shipment New Comic: The Shipment
News: Our Jpeg News: Our Jpeg Gabe: So yeah...how about those poop jokes. I guess at the very least it is not unprecedented. I made a pretty major change to the rules in my D&am...
Comic: Redolent With Spices Comic: Redolent With Spices New Comic: Redolent With Spices
News: Redolent With Spices News: Redolent With Spices Tycho: This was an authentic series of text messages sent to me by Gabriel. I would take a picture of it, but I would have to use my own phone to d...
Comic: Secreting Digestive Ichor Comic: Secreting Digestive Ichor New Comic: Secreting Digestive Ichor
News: Secreting Digestive Ichor News: Secreting Digestive Ichor Tycho: Kinect, being an onyx lozenge bristling with a combination of sensing "eyes" and licking "beams," has an inherent Fear Quotient (FQ). It gen...
Comic: The Brute Force Method Comic: The Brute Force Method New Comic: The Brute Force Method
News: The Brute Force Method News: The Brute Force Method Tycho: How is possible that I'd never played Words With Friends? I'd heard of it, of course, but it's not quite enough to say that it is Scrabble o...
News: Live Nude Drawing News: Live Nude Drawing Gabe: I am drawing today's comic right now. You can watch if you want. Free Videos by Ustream.TV
News: Let's Get Ready To Rummmmbllllle News: Let's Get Ready To Rummmmbllllle Tycho: Just as in years past, we submit a distillation of the Big Three Briefings. This E3 has been difficult to observe usefully from afar, becaus...
Comic: Let's Get Ready To Rummmmbllllle Comic: Let's Get Ready To Rummmmbllllle New Comic: Let's Get Ready To Rummmmbllllle
News: Some Junk News: Some Junk Gabe: I just wanted to drop a reminder that I have collected a bunch of my D&D posts on one page. You can also grab my adventure "Dusk" there. ...
News: Anguish Vinegarette News: Anguish Vinegarette Tycho: I feel bad for the models that work expo halls. Maybe it's better than other kinds of day work, I wouldn't know. I try to avoid making eye c...
Comic: Anguish Vinegarette Comic: Anguish Vinegarette New Comic: Anguish Vinegarette
Comic: Project Hatesphere Comic: Project Hatesphere New Comic: Project Hatesphere
News: Project Hatesphere News: Project Hatesphere Tycho: The "Mortal Kombat Rebirth" short exists in that continuum that appends gravitas to fundamentally ridiculous subject matter by attempting to...
News: RvB Community Auctions for Child's Play! News: RvB Community Auctions for Child's Play! Tycho: Over drinks with some of the staff last night, they wanted to make sure I knew about some incredible auctions the group had put together. &n...
Comic: An Inside Job Comic: An Inside Job New Comic: An Inside Job
News: An Inside Job News: An Inside Job Tycho: We were trying to imagine what it looks like backstage when there is a Technology Problem - capital T, capital P - during an iPhone announce...
News: Funny idea News: Funny idea Gabe: While I was feeding the baby this morning at five a.m. I had an idea. What if Coruscant had a newspaper? What would their stupid political ca...
News: Dusk News: Dusk Gabe: I have collected all my D&D posts in one place. I've also uploaded my D&D adventure Dusk to the same site. You can check out all my o...
Comic: Faire Thee Well Comic: Faire Thee Well New Comic: Faire Thee Well
News: Faire Thee Well News: Faire Thee Well Tycho: In the manner of today's hottest reality programs, I need to inform you that the story you are about to read is entirely true. Historically ...
News: New Showwww News: New Showwww Tycho: We've got a new episode of Penny Arcade: The Series up today, about Dungeons & Dragons. It touches on a number of themes ...
Comic: The Universal Analogy Comic: The Universal Analogy New Comic: The Universal Analogy
News: The Universal Analogy News: The Universal Analogy Tycho: I'm fairly certain that playing videogames has given me unrealistic expectations when it comes to solving real problems. Independent of the ...
News: D&D and Drawing News: D&D and Drawing Gabe: On Memorial Day I ran a D&D game with my friend Alex. It was a special game for the wives of my players and Kurtz. The girls tend to like...
News: Robert Wants To Know Something News: Robert Wants To Know Something Tycho: I'll let him tell you: "We’re looking for a film crew and producer located in the Seattle area for a new project to launch later in th...
Comic: Your Definition Headquarters Comic: Your Definition Headquarters New Comic: Your Definition Headquarters
News: Your Definition Headquarters News: Your Definition Headquarters Tycho: I tend to like a little wiggle room in my narratives. I don't like to know absolutely everything, and often what I come up with on my own I ...
Comic: Hot With Heat Comic: Hot With Heat New Comic: Hot With Heat
News: Hot With Heat News: Hot With Heat Tycho: Split/Second - I will honor them by maintaining the slash - is an incredibly solid product. You can play the demo as many times as I did, wh...
Comic: Everything You Need To Know About Blur Comic: Everything You Need To Know About Blur New Comic: Everything You Need To Know About Blur
News: Everything You Need To Know About Blur News: Everything You Need To Know About Blur Tycho: Blur is marvelous, even though these might as well be real power-ups. IGN delivered as much savagery as the game is likely to receive in rev...
News: Some things you can buy if you want News: Some things you can buy if you want Gabe: If you have not checked out the Penny Arcade store recently you should. I say that because, when you buy things from the store we get the mon...
Comic: We've Got To Get To The Jamba Juice Comic: We've Got To Get To The Jamba Juice New Comic: We've Got To Get To The Jamba Juice
News: We've Got To Get To The Jamba Juice News: We've Got To Get To The Jamba Juice Tycho: I played through Alan Wake prior to the actual release, before much was made of its fairly vigorous "promotional consideration." I've alread...
News: Never, Ever Press B News: Never, Ever Press B Tycho: Gabriel thinks that he might be done with Red Dead Redemption already, and it won't be the first time I've taken a save we've created togeth...
Comic: Never, Ever Press B Comic: Never, Ever Press B New Comic: Never, Ever Press B
News: playlist News: playlist Gabe: Here are some quick thoughts about the games I've been playing recently: Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands: I've devoted the last two nig...
Comic: The Wince of Persia Comic: The Wince of Persia New Comic: The Wince of Persia
News: The Wince Of Persia News: The Wince Of Persia Tycho: I just put Forgotten Sands to bed, last night around nine or so. It's strange, in a way, but maybe we shouldn't wonder when a series about t...
News: Mailbag News: Mailbag Gabe: A PA reader and medic stationed just outside Baghdad sent me a mail this week asking about how I run my D&D games via Email. It just so h...
News: Day One Purchase News: Day One Purchase Tycho: Red Dead Redemption sat next to my keyboard all day yesterday, face down, and I frequently stole glances at the screens printed on the back....
Comic: Day One Purchase Comic: Day One Purchase New Comic: Day One Purchase
Comic: My Pedipalps! Comic: My Pedipalps! New Comic: My Pedipalps!
News: My Pedipalps! News: My Pedipalps! Tycho: I am occasionally coaxed back into Azeroth, or into its battle-scarred adjunct The Outland, and each time I return to a bank full of mysteri...
News: Das Printenpacken News: Das Printenpacken Tycho: We decided to put a few of packs together of the full-page storylines, in case you want to have ridiculously beautiful versions of stuff lik...
News: Oh No The Sun News: Oh No The Sun Tycho: We put together another Dungeons and Dragons podcast on Wednesday, this time devoted to the resurgent Dark Sun setting. This round saw me be...
Comic: Oh No The Sun Comic: Oh No The Sun New Comic: Oh No The Sun
News: I am back! News: I am back! Gabe: Well I'm back at the office after my paternity leave. It was great being home with the new baby for a couple of weeks. I have to say the seco...
Comic: Au Lait S'il Vous Plait Comic: Au Lait S'il Vous Plait New Comic: Au Lait S'il Vous Plait
News: Au Lait S'il Vous Plait News: Au Lait S'il Vous Plait Tycho: Scott lives up here now, and not just lives up here but works up here, and when I say "up here" I don't mean the Greater Seattle Metro Area ...
News: Frostmourning News: Frostmourning Tycho: Only three panels? No beautiful colors by Steve Hamaker? No rad letters by Erica Greco? I suppose it will have to do. Strong topic, though. ...
Comic: Frostmourning Comic: Frostmourning New Comic: Frostmourning
News: New Episode Of Penny Arcade: The Series News: New Episode Of Penny Arcade: The Series Tycho: It's true!  There's a whole episode about the Time 100 stuff, if you're interested. (CW)TB
Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Six Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Six New Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Six
News: A Boy Must Learn, Part Six News: A Boy Must Learn, Part Six Tycho: The last page of Lookouts: A Boy Must Learn is here. At least, for now. Next time in, sooner than later I hope, we'll deal with The Daughter...
Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Five Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Five New Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Five
News: A Boy Must Learn, Part Five News: A Boy Must Learn, Part Five Tycho: Just two more pages of Lookouts to go, and here is the first of them. This is the fantasy equivalent of the bonus round, where all points ar...
Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Four Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Four New Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Four
News: A Boy Must Learn, Part Four News: A Boy Must Learn, Part Four Tycho: Lookouts? Oh, yes. There is more. I can remember being in church with my mother, where it was suggested that I ought to fear the Lord my God...
Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Three Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Three New Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Three
News: A Boy Must Learn, Part Three News: A Boy Must Learn, Part Three Tycho: Lookouts continues, and Gabriel keeps nailing it. Please don't tell him I said so. I have (en Twittre, and elsewhere) received a healthy vol...
News: PAX 10 Submissions Open News: PAX 10 Submissions Open Tycho: If you are rocking it in an indie style, and what you are doing is truly badical, we want very much to hear from you.  Every year we of...
Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Two Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Two New Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part Two
News: A Boy Must Learn, Part Two News: A Boy Must Learn, Part Two Tycho: Look out! It's the, um... Lookouts. Listen, I'm trying here. If you have a mind to run a game similar to Lookouts at the table, either with ...
News: Processor Auction For Child's Play News: Processor Auction For Child's Play Tycho: One of many incredible memories from PAX East involved a processor giveaway.  The guys from the Intel booth gave us a pretty motherfuck...
Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part One Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part One New Comic: A Boy Must Learn, Part One
News: A Boy Must Learn, Page One News: A Boy Must Learn, Page One Tycho: While we were at PAX East, a time which is at once incomprehensibly ancient and yet concurrent with the now, we suggested to attendees that ...
News: A Boy Must Learn, Part One News: A Boy Must Learn, Part One Tycho: While we were at PAX East, a time which is at once incomprehensibly ancient and yet concurrent with the now, we suggested to attendees that ...
News: Teaser For Monday News: Teaser For Monday Tycho:
News: Ja, Das Ist Der PATV Einschluss News: Ja, Das Ist Der PATV Einschluss Tycho: We'll have something set up soon that will automatically update you when this happens, but for now, we have a channel called PATV and there ...
Comic: I Try To Tell Heem Comic: I Try To Tell Heem New Comic: I Try To Tell Heem
News: I Try To Tell Heem News: I Try To Tell Heem Tycho: Is he actually listening to me when I say things? I'm perpetually trying to enrich that motherfucker, but it's like he ain't want to be enri...
News: Games are art News: Games are art Gabe: I get mail every day asking us to weigh in on this Roger Ebert thing. It's really not worth getting worked up about in my opinion. Of course ...
News: Again With The Art Stuff News: Again With The Art Stuff Tycho: There are many, many replies to Roger Ebert's reeking ejaculate, from measured Judo-inspired reversals of momentum to primal shrieks which c...
Comic: Again With The Art Stuff Comic: Again With The Art Stuff New Comic: Again With The Art Stuff
Comic: Machinations Comic: Machinations New Comic: Machinations
News: Machinations News: Machinations Tycho: The story in the new Splinter Cell is of the International Intrigue variety, and by the time events have reached their culmination, every se...
Comic: They Are Genuinely Interested Comic: They Are Genuinely Interested New Comic: They Are Genuinely Interested
News: They Are Genuinely Interested News: They Are Genuinely Interested Tycho: Splinter Cell: Conviction has virtues, and we may even get around to discussing them, but "incessant guard dialogue" is not among them. Thes...
News: PA Scholarship News: PA Scholarship Gabe: I'm happy to announce that the application for the 2010 Penny Arcade Scholarship is now online. Every year we here at PA give away $10,000 to...
Comic: Purgatory Comic: Purgatory New Comic: Purgatory
News: Purgatory News: Purgatory Tycho: I don't think I'll ever get back to Final Fantasy, now. Typically when I crush a game between my molars, making it a vessel for my rage, I e...
News: The Ides Of Harsh News: The Ides Of Harsh Tycho: I've been asked before why we haven't "weighed in" on the Infinity Ward/Activision lawsuit, and the main reason (I would say) is that it is ...
Comic: The Ides Of Harsh Comic: The Ides Of Harsh New Comic: The Ides Of Harsh
Comic: A Matter Of When Comic: A Matter Of When New Comic: A Matter Of When
News: A Matter Of When News: A Matter Of When Tycho: It's likely situated at a point somewhere below your comment threshold, but there is a kind of holy war occurring in Star Wars canon. With t...
News: OD&D News: OD&D Gabe: Many of you approached me during PAX East to thank me for the D&D news posts I make. As a DM I know how hard it can be to find inspiratio...
Comic: By Way Of Explanation Comic: By Way Of Explanation New Comic: By Way Of Explanation
News: By Way Of Explanation News: By Way Of Explanation Tycho: One deficit an electronic reader has over printed media, and this is only a factor if you've been in the air as much as we have lately, is t...
News: JJGO SHOW News: JJGO SHOW Gabe: So You might remember a while back we talked about our disastrous appearance on the Jordan Jesse Go Show. It was a real clusterfuck of misund...
News: PAX Preregistration Is Open News: PAX Preregistration Is Open Tycho: We just opened it up for the west coast PAX, which we call PAX Prime internally, because we think it evokes a gigantic robot.  Maybe we...
Comic: Penny Arcade (by Kate Beaton) Comic: Penny Arcade (by Kate Beaton) New Comic: Penny Arcade (by Kate Beaton)
News: Penny Arcade (by Kate Beaton) News: Penny Arcade (by Kate Beaton) Tycho: Kate Beaton is, among other things, an organism - and she's good at it. That is to say, she's good at being. She's got a ton of autonomous p...
News: My day off News: My day off Gabe: I am taking the day off to recover from PAX East and the book tour. So far I've played a lot of Lego Star Wars with my son and worked on my D...
Comic: Penny Arcade (By Erika Moen) Comic: Penny Arcade (By Erika Moen) New Comic: Penny Arcade (By Erika Moen)
News: Penny Arcade (by Erika Moen) News: Penny Arcade (by Erika Moen) Tycho: There was a point after PAX East had come to a close and the second leg of our book tour was underway that we began to understand we had fuc...
Comic: Friends, Romans, Countrymen Comic: Friends, Romans, Countrymen New Comic: Friends, Romans, Countrymen
News: Friends, Romans, Countrymen News: Friends, Romans, Countrymen Tycho: We spent a substantial amount of time discussing GameCrush this week, trying to discern exactly what was going on there, and I'm not certain...
News: DM 101 News: DM 101 Tycho: The content itself is imprecise - the greatest danger Gabriel's characters are likely to face is literally drowning in their platinum wealth...
Comic: DM 101 Comic: DM 101 New Comic: DM 101
Comic: PAXination Comic: PAXination New Comic: PAXination
News: PAXination News: PAXination Tycho: We had a problem with viruses at the last PAX - specifically, they were multiplying inside people's bodies - something this comic attempts t...
Comic: Three-Hee Comic: Three-Hee New Comic: Three-Hee
News: Three-Hee News: Three-Hee Tycho: You've got to love Jack Tretton. Well, you don't have to. There's no actual law. Still, though.  He's always pulsing with dangerous ene...
News: Matthew 21:22 News: Matthew 21:22 Gabe: Click on the thumbnail for a big ass version. -Gabe out
Comic: The God Of Abraham, Isaac, And Jacob Comic: The God Of Abraham, Isaac, And Jacob New Comic: The God Of Abraham, Isaac, And Jacob
News: The God of Abraham, Isaac, And Jacob News: The God of Abraham, Isaac, And Jacob Tycho: Is it possible for the death of a God to become commonplace? You may find yourself wondering just this, as you reach the latter hours of God...
News: Actually, Speaking Of Kris News: Actually, Speaking Of Kris Tycho: A new Blamimation is now awailable!  There's something every Friday, of course - but today it's them, doing their awesome thing. (CW)TB...
Comic: Subterfuge And Social Media Comic: Subterfuge And Social Media New Comic: Subterfuge And Social Media
News: Subterfuge And Social Media News: Subterfuge And Social Media Tycho: If there is a bigger Splinter Cell fan than myself, I haven't yet met them; but in their zeal to promote the newest iteration, Ubisoft has c...
Comic: The Progenerator Comic: The Progenerator New Comic: The Progenerator
News: The Progenerator News: The Progenerator Tycho: That Pokewalker thing kinda turns my crank. Essentially a pokeball-themed pedometer, your Pokemon reside within - earning experience as you ...
News: Dungeons and Dragons and Theft News: Dungeons and Dragons and Theft Gabe: In my current D&D game my players are exploring a sprawling wilderness full of strange creatures and adventures. Populating this place wi...
News: Final Page Of Dragon Age: Awakening News: Final Page Of Dragon Age: Awakening Tycho: Like so.  Nathaniel Howe isn't unlocked on the official site, but for some reason Gametrailers has his intro video if you want slash ne...
News: The Show Of Shows! News: The Show Of Shows! Tycho: I was not able to mention a new episode of the show, because of things.  But there is a new episode!  Of the show, no less!  ...
Comic: A Final Fantasy XIII Primer Comic: A Final Fantasy XIII Primer New Comic: A Final Fantasy XIII Primer
News: A Final Fantasy XIII Primer News: A Final Fantasy XIII Primer Tycho: Kiko and Gabe are here, talking about Final Fantasy XIII, and I am on the absolute periphery of it. Did they receive a different version? Th...
Comic: The Bar Mitzvah Comic: The Bar Mitzvah New Comic: The Bar Mitzvah
News: The Bar Mitzvah News: The Bar Mitzvah Tycho: I've been trying to write this post forever, forever, but my cohort has been taking a "Blur Break" now that has gone on for the better part ...
Comic: Applied Scheduling Comic: Applied Scheduling New Comic: Applied Scheduling
News: Applied Scheduling News: Applied Scheduling Tycho: Now that I've finally got a dependable crew in the new Battlefield: Bad Company - and a bandolier stuffed with the fruits of my progress - i...
Comic: The Straub Factor Comic: The Straub Factor New Comic: The Straub Factor
News: The Straub Factor News: The Straub Factor Tycho: I can't say enough nice things about Kris Straub. I know this because I once attempted to do so, to reach that theorized limit, and after al...
Comic: The Opposite Of Poker Face Comic: The Opposite Of Poker Face New Comic: The Opposite Of Poker Face
News: The Opposite of Poker Face News: The Opposite of Poker Face Tycho: I feel good! I saw a some hummingbirds courting earlier, and it assured me of life's essential continuity. Gabriel - yes, our Gabriel! - has...
News: The Name Of The Wind News: The Name Of The Wind Gabe: Tycho told me to read a book the other day and I told him to tear out all of the pages and shove each one individually up his butt-hole. He d...
Comic: The Next Chapter Comic: The Next Chapter New Comic: The Next Chapter
News: The Next Chapter News: The Next Chapter Tycho: Heavy Rain is really the thing at this point, right?  Let's get up on some of that.  I know Gabe craves that shit.  I'd be pl...
News: Heavy Rain and stuff News: Heavy Rain and stuff Gabe: I've spent a couple nights with Heavy Rain now and I think it's really special. If you're a parent, (especially a Dad) this game can be prett...
News: I Have Multiple Link Disorder!!! News: I Have Multiple Link Disorder!!! Tycho: Two things, or potentially, thangz:  Do you have a second?  Because we've got a new survey up.  We have to refresh this ...
Comic: The Valley Of The Shadow of Death Comic: The Valley Of The Shadow of Death New Comic: The Valley Of The Shadow of Death
News: The Valley Of The Shadow of Death News: The Valley Of The Shadow of Death Tycho: March? Already? That's horrifying. When the first leg of the book tour was concluded, I slept a full thirteen hours in a black sleep which w...
Comic: Contrition Comic: Contrition New Comic: Contrition
News: Contrition News: Contrition Tycho: Sometimes I am exposed to the larger culture. I'm rarely improved by the process. It had been my intention to eat a hamburger, as is so ofte...
News: PAX East Update News: PAX East Update Gabe: Pax East is just a few weeks away and Robert has asked me to share some last minute info with you all. "Two things of note: One is that we ar...
Comic: The Gods Of Modernity Comic: The Gods Of Modernity New Comic: The Gods Of Modernity
News: The Gods Of Modernity News: The Gods Of Modernity Tycho: It was a lot of fun watching this story mutate as the day progressed, warping in its essential shape, culminating in something like justice....
News: Book Tour Starts Tomorrow! News: Book Tour Starts Tomorrow! Gabe: Our book tour kicks off tomorrow here in Seattle at the University Book Store. From there we make our way to California. You'll be able to pu...
Comic: The Game Comic: The Game New Comic: The Game
News: The Game News: The Game Tycho: We have invented an incredible new game. It is called, simply, The Game. The rules are concise, which lets you bore directly into its core o...
News: In The Post Above News: In The Post Above Tycho: I called the expansion "Awakenings," as opposed to Awakening, which is the actual name.  It seems to me like they're missing an opportu...
News: Dragon Age: Awakenings Comic News: Dragon Age: Awakenings Comic Tycho: I loved Dragon Age, and I loved making a comic for Dragon Age. When they started to spin up talk of an expansion, I was glad to see that it ...
News: Dragon Age: Awakening Comic News: Dragon Age: Awakening Comic Tycho: I loved Dragon Age, and I loved making a comic for Dragon Age. When they started to spin up talk of an expansion, I was glad to see that it ...
Comic: A Cyclical Argument With A Literal Strawman Comic: A Cyclical Argument With A Literal Strawman New Comic: A Cyclical Argument With A Literal Strawman
News: A Cyclical Argument With A Literal Strawman News: A Cyclical Argument With A Literal Strawman Tycho: Alright. So, Ubisoft's new DRM. Supports unlimited installs and Cloud-based save data. Requires absolutely unbroken access to their master s...
News: Book Tour News: Book Tour Gabe: I just wanted to post a reminder here about our book tour. Starting next week we'll be hitting up the west coast promoting our new book, The ...
News: A Funny Dad Story News: A Funny Dad Story Gabe: I don't mean to turn PA into an episode of Kids say the darnedest things but some of you might appreciate this. I was playing Star Wars with ...
Comic: Let Your Imagination Run Wild Comic: Let Your Imagination Run Wild New Comic: Let Your Imagination Run Wild
News: Let Your Imagination Run Wild News: Let Your Imagination Run Wild Tycho: An old friend. The last time Sony said supplies of the Playstation 3 were low, the results were hilarious - to say nothing of profitable. Wh...
Comic: The Corruption Of Our Youth Comic: The Corruption Of Our Youth New Comic: The Corruption Of Our Youth
News: The Corruption Of Our Youth News: The Corruption Of Our Youth Tycho: This is something that was brought to me as a legitimate avenue of concern. When I was straining the X10 stuff for nourishment, in receipt p...
Comic: Literalus Comic: Literalus New Comic: Literalus
News: Literalus News: Literalus Tycho: Gabe and I are beginning our descent into Rapture more or less simultaneously, so there's plenty to discuss. I'm still feeling my way around...
Comic: Why Aren't We Coming To Your Town? Comic: Why Aren't We Coming To Your Town? New Comic: Why Aren't We Coming To Your Town?
News: Why Aren't We Coming To Your Town? News: Why Aren't We Coming To Your Town? Tycho: Ever since Gabriel posted the destinations for our book tour, there has been a steady stream of aggression amassing in his inbox regarding p...
News: Penny Arcade Book Tour News: Penny Arcade Book Tour Gabe: Our new book, The Splendid Magic of Penny Arcade: The 11½ Anniversary Edition AKA "Nearly Twelve Years of Bullshit" will be coming out...
News: You Know What I'm Talking About News: You Know What I'm Talking About Tycho: Mass Effect 2 is finally in the bag after perhaps thirty hours of interstellar ramblin', and I'll be God Damned if they haven't ended up wit...
Comic: You Know What I'm Talking About Comic: You Know What I'm Talking About New Comic: You Know What I'm Talking About
News: This Lady News: This Lady Tycho: is so fucking rad.  The link is more or less a video appraisal of what makes English such a Goddamned whorehouse.  Trying to expla...
Comic: The Appocalypse Comic: The Appocalypse New Comic: The Appocalypse
News: The Appocalypse News: The Appocalypse Tycho: Virtually every person who's "done time" in Azeroth has begged for a portable Auction House application, a hunger which is being answered wi...
Comic: Questionable On Many Levels Comic: Questionable On Many Levels New Comic: Questionable On Many Levels
News: Questionable On Many Levels News: Questionable On Many Levels Tycho: You may have guessed that we'd feel it necessary to comment on the most recent local news offering about videogames. I'm of the opinion that...
Comic: The Future Is No Escape Comic: The Future Is No Escape New Comic: The Future Is No Escape
News: The Future Is No Escape News: The Future Is No Escape Tycho: Something I like about Mass Effect 2 (and this is a list which must be appended frequently) is that I have a personal assistant. In a contin...
Comic: The Morning After Comic: The Morning After New Comic: The Morning After
News: The Morning After News: The Morning After Tycho: That iPad presentation had to be the worst thing I've even seen on on the Apple stage. There is a part where they - I am not making a joke -...
Comic: Gwaihir In The House Comic: Gwaihir In The House New Comic: Gwaihir In The House
News: I would like to win this News: I would like to win this Gabe: The Washington Post has a poll designed to choose the best webcomic of the decade.   -Gabe out
News: Gwaihir In The House News: Gwaihir In The House Tycho: The story about a prisoner deprived of his Dungeon Master's Guide and custom campaign world resonated. It sucks when the guards are all comi...
News: Bioware's Chris Priestly News: Bioware's Chris Priestly Tycho: has something he would like to say to you. Hello Penny Arcade readers. My name is Chris Priestly and I am BioWare’s Community Coordina...
Comic: Here's Your Reality Program Comic: Here's Your Reality Program New Comic: Here's Your Reality Program
News: Here's Your Reality Program News: Here's Your Reality Program Tycho: You may know that Sony is putting together a reality show where human beings caper for our amusement. That's regular stuff. But the prize th...
News: Soya Con BLAMIMATIONES Al Pastor News: Soya Con BLAMIMATIONES Al Pastor Tycho: Nueva BLAMIMATION es muy relleno aujourdhui!  Nous n'avons pas de poissons surgelees.   (CW)TB
Comic: Rapidly Pressing The Button Beneath The Counter Comic: Rapidly Pressing The Button Beneath The Counter New Comic: Rapidly Pressing The Button Beneath The Counter
News: Rapidly Pressing The Button Beneath The Counter News: Rapidly Pressing The Button Beneath The Counter Tycho: I got my Zune a few days before the iPhone was announced. It was a smartly manifested little brick to be sure, its combination of brown and ...
News: Bayonetta Contest Still Runnin' Yo News: Bayonetta Contest Still Runnin' Yo Tycho: The awesome shirts have been ordered, and I want to make sure that as many people get them as possible!   Here are the details yet agai...
News: PAX East Is Going To Sell Out News: PAX East Is Going To Sell Out Tycho: Part of the reason we opened the Eastern Front of this convention was to relieve some of the pressure on the PAX Prime, but the show has its...
News: Sandbox D&D News: Sandbox D&D Gabe: I mentioned a while ago that I was pushing my D&D game into a new direction, that being more of a sandbox style adventure. I also said I'...
Comic: De La Musique Comic: De La Musique New Comic: De La Musique
News: De La Musique News: De La Musique Tycho: The Rock Band Network - a vector for gameplay authorship that recalibrates the rhythm title as a democratic platform - is imminent, if not a...
Comic: Fundamental Assertions Comic: Fundamental Assertions New Comic: Fundamental Assertions
News: Fundamental Assertions News: Fundamental Assertions Tycho: It falls to us to explain some pretty elemental shit on occasion, a task I relish. The version I gave my own son was (for lack of a better t...
News: We Accepted Ads For White Knight Chronicles News: We Accepted Ads For White Knight Chronicles Tycho: It came out quite a while ago in Japan, and feels a little dated as a consequence, but this video expresses a few of the ideas that put...
News: Moby Dick! News: Moby Dick! Gabe: My twitter is going crazy with requests for a larger version of today's comic. How can I deny the twitterverse? Click on the thumbnail for a ...
Comic: A Trend We Wholly Endorse Comic: A Trend We Wholly Endorse New Comic: A Trend We Wholly Endorse
News: A Trend We Wholly Endorse News: A Trend We Wholly Endorse Tycho: We had originally read that a new printing of Dante's Inferno was a "novelization," which implies that the game had been turned into a novel...
News: Bayonetta Contest, AGAIN News: Bayonetta Contest, AGAIN Tycho: (I wanted to get this in front of you again, in case you were a recent convert to the game.  We've had a great response so far, but I w...
News: PAX 2009 DVD Set News: PAX 2009 DVD Set Gabe: I'm pleased to announce that the PAX 2009 DVD set is now available and more importantly, it's fucking awesome. It is so awesome in fact that ...
News: A Comprehensive Education News: A Comprehensive Education Tycho: My cohort's education is always foremost in my mind, but in the past I've typically resorted to misdirections that (once discovered) set the...
Comic: A Comprehensive Education Comic: A Comprehensive Education New Comic: A Comprehensive Education
News: PA is Hiring News: PA is Hiring Gabe: The stars have aligned once again my friends. Penny Arcade is hiring and this time we need an artist! You can find the job listing and all th...
Comic: His Most Recent Superpower Comic: His Most Recent Superpower New Comic: His Most Recent Superpower
News: His Most Recent Superpower News: His Most Recent Superpower Tycho: Bayonetta's shape - I almost hesitate to call this impossible contraption a "body" - is striking. I don't mean that as a euphemism for appea...
News: Bayonetta Contest (Repost) News: Bayonetta Contest (Repost) Tycho: I used to love looking in game magazines for those photos people used to send in, pictures of the screen itself or the player in front of th...
News: Apologies to Joe Mad News: Apologies to Joe Mad Gabe: I've gotten a lot of requests for a larger version of the first panel from today's comic. I'm glad you guys liked it so much but I can't take...
News: Child's Play Episode Of PA: The Series News: Child's Play Episode Of PA: The Series Tycho: It's only the first part, there are two total, but here you go.  We don't spend a lot of time cataloging how incredible Child's Play ac...
Comic: A New Kind Of Truth Comic: A New Kind Of Truth New Comic: A New Kind Of Truth
News: A New Kind Of Truth News: A New Kind Of Truth Tycho: The Wii was either "innovative" or "gimmicky," depending on your perspective, an evergreen topic that still springs up now and again. There ...
News: Bayonetta Contest News: Bayonetta Contest Tycho: I used to love looking in game magazines for those photos people used to send in, pictures of the screen itself or the player in front of th...
News: DnD Sandbox News: DnD Sandbox Gabe: The overarching story-line of my D&D game involves my players traveling the world thwarting the machinations of Tiamat's many heads. I tr...
News: PAX East Nooz News: PAX East Nooz Tycho: A couple items: - Panel submissions are closing on the eleventh!  Let us know what you'd like to see, or what kind of a discussion you ...
News: A Review Of The Preview News: A Review Of The Preview Tycho: You can actually play MAG now, most of the time I'd say, but it can be a harsh-ass motherfucking mistress. The vaunted 256 player modes aren...
Comic: A Review Of The Preview Comic: A Review Of The Preview New Comic: A Review Of The Preview
News: Best Punchlines Of 2009 News: Best Punchlines Of 2009 Tycho: Last week, when every blog took the opportunity to regurgitate a rancid, reeking mess of the year's "best" every Goddamned day, I wondered w...
Comic: Best Punchlines of 2009 Comic: Best Punchlines of 2009 New Comic: Best Punchlines of 2009
News: The 4th Panel News: The 4th Panel Gabe: The very first episode of our 4th Panel show went up today on PATV. This show is focused on Tycho and I writing the strip. It's much more lik...
Comic: The Bright Side Comic: The Bright Side New Comic: The Bright Side
News: The Bright Side News: The Bright Side Tycho: Holidays where people exchange thoughtful objects (or those which sport a pronounced turkey component) get a pass, but "enforced revelry" as...
Comic: Resomolutions Comic: Resomolutions New Comic: Resomolutions
News: Resomolutions News: Resomolutions Tycho: This is the kind of conversation we have after we've been separated for a week. The throughput gets redlined with a thorough, almost reptili...
News: 2009 Dickerdoodle Gallery News: 2009 Dickerdoodle Gallery Gabe: The Gallery is very NSFW! I've created a gallery with some of my favorite entries from this year. Take a look and see if you recognize any of...
News: Dickerdoodle Winners! News: Dickerdoodle Winners! Gabe: This year's Dickerdoodle contest was awesome. You guys are a sick bunch of fuckers. Choosing a top three was no easy task but I've finally do...
Comic: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Four Comic: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Four New Comic: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Four
News: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Four News: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Four Tycho: Was the Illithid ultimately able to steal Lolthmas? Can Lolthmas truly be stolen? The final page may contain these answers. We will try, I r...
Comic: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Three Comic: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Three New Comic: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Three
News: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Three News: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Three Tycho: I hope that you are having an unambiguously merry Christmas. Or a hopi Schneikel, or a gurd Nachtouph, or whatever they have where you are. ...
News: PAX East! News: PAX East! Gabe: We assumed that the first year of PAX East would be a slightly smaller event than PAX West. This is a new show in a new venue and we just fig...
Comic: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Two Comic: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Two New Comic: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Two
News: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Two News: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part Two Tycho: Page Two of "How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas" is now available. Hopefully that's a good thing? Every now and then I am allowed to write poet...
Comic: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part One Comic: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part One New Comic: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part One
News: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part One News: How The Illithid Stole Lolthmas, Part One Tycho: Prepare yourself for four full days of D&D related wankery. For edification purposes, "Illithid" is an even dorkier way to say Mind Flay...
Comic: An Actual, Real Film Comic: An Actual, Real Film New Comic: An Actual, Real Film
News: An Actual, Real Film News: An Actual, Real Film Tycho: I'm on record as saying that game length isn't an especially good indicator of, well, anything really, except perhaps game length, of which ...
Comic: A Selective Reading Comic: A Selective Reading New Comic: A Selective Reading
News: A Selective Reading News: A Selective Reading Tycho: The Dante's Inferno demo is a demo that must be played. It's funny, but given what they're attempting here it really shouldn't be. Weird is ...
News: nook News: nook Gabe: I've gotten a lot of requests from people wanting to know what I think of my nook. I've read all the same reviews that you guys have and most...
News: PATV News: PATV Gabe: Episode 2 of the Penny Arcade show went up last Friday. We've also put up a FAQ to answer some of your PATV related questions. The important ...
Comic: The Axiom Comic: The Axiom New Comic: The Axiom
News: The Axiom News: The Axiom Tycho: I'm not sure exactly what the deal is with Tony Hawk, if the people in his orbit just never disagree with him, or if he operates in some kin...
News: I, Um... Yes News: I, Um... Yes Tycho: The Dante's Inferno demo was a nasty, incoherent facsimile of an existing product, and worse, it doesn't seem to understand what makes the o...
News: Katamari Winners! News: Katamari Winners! Gabe: We've finally gotten through all the Katamari contest entries and picked our three winners. First place goes to Anna the Red's bento box. Con...
Comic: A Private Moment Comic: A Private Moment New Comic: A Private Moment
News: A Private Moment News: A Private Moment Tycho: If you pre-ordered the Nook a sufficiently long time ago, they ship it to you overnight - and Gabriel's arrived at the office yesterday afte...
News: We Thought It Would Be Mummies News: We Thought It Would Be Mummies Tycho: We were wrong. (CW)TB
News: Umloud Is Now Underway News: Umloud Is Now Underway Tycho: If you're down San Francisco way, and you want to rock in absolute terms while donating to Child's Play, Wired's Chris Kohler and the DNA Lo...
News: Dessert Porn News: Dessert Porn Gabe: It's Dickerdoodle time again! Once again, I'm asking you to send me your pictures of people making/enjoying Dickerdoodles. Just like previous...
Comic: On The Dunes of Ur-Marsa Comic: On The Dunes of Ur-Marsa New Comic: On The Dunes of Ur-Marsa
News: On The Dunes of Ur-Marsa News: On The Dunes of Ur-Marsa Tycho: I don't wear nice clothing often enough to remember exactly how it is applied to the body. Every time the Child's Play Dinner rolls around -...
Comic: Good On Paper Comic: Good On Paper New Comic: Good On Paper
News: Good On Paper News: Good On Paper Tycho: We don't play a lot of Ground War in Modern Warfare 2, by which I mean we don't play any of it, ever. Kiko and I investigated the mode (in o...
News: Additional Children And Playing News: Additional Children And Playing Tycho: As Gabe mentioned above, Child's Play has already cracked a million dollars this year - earlier than any previous drive. Indeed, it has grow...
Comic: From The Desk of Robert Logitech Comic: From The Desk of Robert Logitech New Comic: From The Desk of Robert Logitech
News: From The Desk of Robert Logitech News: From The Desk of Robert Logitech Tycho: Logitech's rumored UMD peripheral for the PSP Go is incredibly hilarious. I'm not even saying that's it's true. I'm saying that its apparent...
News: Double Shotgun Dude News: Double Shotgun Dude Tycho: Outside of a distaste for his methods (and a truly vile appellation), we weren't very informative on the matter of the DSD. This video, whic...
News: D&D News: D&D Gabe: I've got another post for all you DM's out there but before I do that I have a minor PAX announcement. I've been getting a lot of mail about ...
Comic: Dragon Age Spoilers Ahoy Comic: Dragon Age Spoilers Ahoy New Comic: Dragon Age Spoilers Ahoy
News: Dragon Age Spoilers Ahoy News: Dragon Age Spoilers Ahoy Tycho: With the title of the strip as explicit as possible - and this introductory sentence positioned for maximum emphasis - I feel as though we'v...
News: Cyber Monday Update News: Cyber Monday Update Gabe: I will usually mention new items when they pop up in the store but I try not to make big buy our stuff posts more than once or twice a year. ...
News: Cyber Monday! News: Cyber Monday! Gabe: Happy Cyber Monday everyone. I'm told that you guys will be buying all kinds of stuff online today. It just so happens that I sell things onl...
Comic: Witchblades Comic: Witchblades New Comic: Witchblades
News: Witchblades News: Witchblades Tycho: There is a build in Modern Warfare 2 - Tactical Knife, Commando, Marathon, and Lightweight - that we have taken to calling the Witch. They a...
News: First Party News: First Party Gabe: We've been talking about First Party for a long time and yesterday the site finally went live. We love making T-shirts and we have no intenti...
News: Child's Play Update! News: Child's Play Update! Gabe: If my life was a newspaper you could say that these two comics were "ripped from the headlines". I still have flash backs about my time at To...
Comic: Retales, Part Two Comic: Retales, Part Two New Comic: Retales, Part Two
News: Retales, Part Two News: Retales, Part Two Tycho: Here's the second (and final) strip retelling Gabriel's harrowing past as a retail aggressor. I hope the writing process for this strip make...
News: Child's Play Dinner News: Child's Play Dinner Gabe: The Child's Play charity dinner and auction is coming up on December 8th and we only have 45 tickets left. If you'd like to attend you should...
News: Dbus+, Or Jiminy Fucking Cricket News: Dbus+, Or Jiminy Fucking Cricket Tycho: I tend not to reveal my deepest hopes, lest they be stolen from me by the universe.  Now, on the cusp of its realization, perhaps I am ...
Comic: Retales, Part One Comic: Retales, Part One New Comic: Retales, Part One
News: Retales, Part One News: Retales, Part One Tycho: Gabriel still gets the shivers when entering the Holiday Retail environment, as shellshocked memories begin to leach from his brain. He is g...
News: PA Reality Show! News: PA Reality Show! Gabe: I have exciting news to share! A while back we talked about a reality show based on life here at Penny Arcade. It was just something we kicke...
Comic: Delicioso Comic: Delicioso New Comic: Delicioso
News: Delicioso News: Delicioso Tycho: In the same way that professional skateboarders can approach Tony Hawk Ride and extract something resembling a game, people who are Italian ...
News: Child's Play & Dbus News: Child's Play & Dbus Tycho: The exact total is $542,107.01 - a jump of just over eighty-six thousand over last week's figure.  We'll take it, certainly. &nbsp...
Comic: The Fullness Of Time Comic: The Fullness Of Time New Comic: The Fullness Of Time
News: The Fullness Of Time News: The Fullness Of Time Tycho: New Super Mario Brothers Wii is marriage poison. I wouldn't play this game with any person you want to see again. In its multiplayer interpr...
News: Gyromancer News: Gyromancer Gabe: I was very excited about Gyromancer and I decided to grab it on the PC since I saw it right there in Steam when I went to play Torchlight. I ...
Comic: Grim Comic: Grim New Comic: Grim
News: Grim News: Grim Tycho: I have to say that we found DJ Hero quite interesting, actually. I understand that it didn't sell particularly well, but that's never been a...
Comic: Ne'er The Twain Shall Meet Comic: Ne'er The Twain Shall Meet New Comic: Ne'er The Twain Shall Meet
News: Ne'er The Twain Shall Meet News: Ne'er The Twain Shall Meet Tycho: We've waged an unrelenting crusade to have Gabe give Modern Warfare 2 a try, to see if he wasn't enthralled by it, or if the experience wasn...
News: Tycho/Jerry News: Tycho/Jerry Gabe: Hello dear readers, I would like to tell you a story. Yesterday Tycho and I were in the process of writing today's comic when something very ...
News: Child's Play 2009 Update! News: Child's Play 2009 Update! Gabe: We launched Child's Play 2009 last week and as of today we've managed to raise $455,863.80. I'm going to give you all a little bit of time to...
Comic: Conclusive Evidence Comic: Conclusive Evidence New Comic: Conclusive Evidence
News: Conclusive Evidence News: Conclusive Evidence Tycho: Emotiv's Epoc mind controller device thing doesn't allow you to control other people's minds, which I think is a disappointment to everyone....
News: DM's corner News: DM's corner Gabe: I get a lot of mail from new DM's asking for tips. Some of the stuff I post here will probably be old news to veteran DM's but I think it mig...
News: My Playlist News: My Playlist Gabe: I've been jumping back and forth between a few different games recently. There's just so much good stuff to play right now. -Dragon Age I've ...
Comic: The Minutia-men Comic: The Minutia-men New Comic: The Minutia-men
News: The Minutia-Men News: The Minutia-Men Tycho: I understand that Modern Warfare 2 is a big release - playing last night, the game informed me that my rank was over two million, and that's...
Comic: At The Midnight Hour Comic: At The Midnight Hour New Comic: At The Midnight Hour
News: At The Midnight Hour News: At The Midnight Hour Tycho: I once made it a point to attend midnight launches, if for no other reason than it offered an excuse to hit Dick's on the way back - around ...
News: A Truly Fascinating Phenomenon News: A Truly Fascinating Phenomenon Tycho: We spent quite a bit of time trying to determine how we felt about the Dragon Age situation described in today's comic - a character appears...
News: Child's Play 2009 Is GO News: Child's Play 2009 Is GO Tycho: It's back! The ultimate in friction-free, ultra-lightweight charity engines is here, ready to transform the slightest movements of your fing...
News: PAX East News: PAX East Gabe: PAX East is coming up quick and we're going to need some new enforcers to help us out. We will be bringing over about 150 of our west coast e...
Comic: A Truly Fascinating Phenomenon Comic: A Truly Fascinating Phenomenon New Comic: A Truly Fascinating Phenomenon
News: Post Got Truncated Somehow News: Post Got Truncated Somehow Tycho: I un... truncated it(?).  In the future, I will assess all posts for truncability. (CW)TB
Comic: The Price Of Loyalty Comic: The Price Of Loyalty New Comic: The Price Of Loyalty
News: The Price Of Loyalty News: The Price Of Loyalty Tycho: Runic Games is doing the Lord's work, in an robust and unambiguous fashion. Torchlight has the bracing qualities we associate with pure moun...
News: Magic: The Gathering Tactics News: Magic: The Gathering Tactics Tycho: Historically, we've had a strange relationship with SOE's John Smedley - though I think it's more or less reached equilibrium now.  We ...
News: Some things News: Some things Gabe: -My D&D campaign is featured over on the Obsidian Portal site this month. You can check out a little interview with me as well as take a ...
Comic: Assertion Twelve Comic: Assertion Twelve New Comic: Assertion Twelve
News: Assertion Twelve News: Assertion Twelve Tycho: Gabriel brought to my attention a post in a dungeonmastering board he reads, which detailed the circumlocutions some people go through tryin...
News: Kick our ass at Tekken 6! News: Kick our ass at Tekken 6! Gabe: Tycho and I will be playing Tekken 6 this Sunday Nov. 1st as a part of the Xbox Live Game with Fame thing. You can get all the details over o...
News: Ratchet and Clank is so good News: Ratchet and Clank is so good Gabe: Tycho said he hasn't been playing Ratchet and Clank, but I sure as hell have. I've been putting a few hours into it every night this week and...
Comic: In The Seventh House Comic: In The Seventh House New Comic: In The Seventh House
News: In The Seventh House News: In The Seventh House Tycho: Gabriel installed Windows 7 yesterday on his powerful new laptop, claiming that it "just works," which is a two-word phrase we typically ass...
News: Larger version of the strip News: Larger version of the strip Gabe: You can get a much larger version of today's comic right here, if that's the sort of thing you are into.    -Gabe out
News: A Larger Version News: A Larger Version Tycho: is available here. (CW)TB
Comic: Twisp & Catsby In: The Visitation Comic: Twisp & Catsby In: The Visitation New Comic: Twisp & Catsby In: The Visitation
News: Twisp & Catsby In: The Visitation News: Twisp & Catsby In: The Visitation Tycho: It seemed like it was about time for some Twisp and Catsby, which we hope is welcome. We wondered how the season might be interpreted in the...
News: PAX East (And Assorted Etcetera) News: PAX East (And Assorted Etcetera) Tycho: We opened up preregistration for PAX East last week!  Occupying the chronospan March 26-28th, day tickets will run you $25, while the t...
News: Babicide News: Babicide Tycho: Dante's Inferno apparently sports an achievement called "Bad Nanny," so called because in order to secure this achievement one must murder t...
Comic: Babicide Comic: Babicide New Comic: Babicide
News: Two things News: Two things Gabe: The last page of our Dragon Age comic is now online. The comic has sparked a bit of a debate in the official forums. Some people think we hav...
Comic: Twilight Of The Clans Comic: Twilight Of The Clans New Comic: Twilight Of The Clans
News: Twilight Of The Clans News: Twilight Of The Clans Tycho: Everywhere the discussion is takes hold, the conversation surrounding Infinity Ward's decision to forego dedicated servers is an absolute fu...
News: A list of things News: A list of things Gabe: Check it out, it's a list! -The Fruit Fucker made his prime-time television debut last Monday. Our friend Wil Wheaton was on Big Bang Theory ...
Comic: The Glass Tweet Comic: The Glass Tweet New Comic: The Glass Tweet
News: The Glass Tweet News: The Glass Tweet Tycho: Gabriel suggested we do another Uncharted 2 comic, that is to say two comics, because it is Uncharted two. His argument was unassailable, an...
Comic: Ambiguitas Comic: Ambiguitas New Comic: Ambiguitas
News: Ambiguitas News: Ambiguitas Tycho: I suspect that Gabriel has already completed the second Uncharted, and I am working toward that goal as fast as my plague-wracked body will ...
News: Dragon Age, Page Seven News: Dragon Age, Page Seven Tycho: The new one went up today.  One more to go. (CW)TB
News: Katamari Forever Contest News: Katamari Forever Contest Tycho: We typically don't go in for contests, but the prize on this one was too rad. We had to. Here is what we need from you, and it's crafty:&nbs...
Comic: Tycho Brahe, Ornithologist Comic: Tycho Brahe, Ornithologist New Comic: Tycho Brahe, Ornithologist
News: Tycho Brahe, Ornithologist News: Tycho Brahe, Ornithologist Tycho: Kotaku saw fit to publish some Brutal Legend damage control care of Double Fine's Tim Shafer, or perhaps it's Tim Shafer's Double Fine - eit...
Comic: Garbled For Your Protection Comic: Garbled For Your Protection New Comic: Garbled For Your Protection
News: Garbled For Your Protection News: Garbled For Your Protection Tycho: A character creation tool was just released for Dragon Age, precisely the sort of morsel to appetize those for whom simulations of quasi-med...
Comic: A Premonition Comic: A Premonition New Comic: A Premonition
News: A Premonition News: A Premonition Tycho: By any reasonable barometer, any metric, by any comprehensive schema of assessment, undeath is this nation's chief export. We deal it out gl...
News: Pre-Order your copy of Tekken 6 today! News: Pre-Order your copy of Tekken 6 today! Gabe: The incredible tale that is the story of Roger Jr. the Kangaroo continues today over on Namco's Tekken site. I got some shit last week from p...
Comic: Our Newest Feature Comic: Our Newest Feature New Comic: Our Newest Feature
News: Our Newest Feature News: Our Newest Feature Tycho: The fact that Gabriel's players are expressing mastery of D&D - solid characterizations, systemic control, leveraging the gestalt - is s...
News: My Play List News: My Play List Gabe: I had a few people at PAX ask me to post more often and talk about what I'm currently playing. So this is for you guys! Kingdom Hearts 385/2 ...
Comic: Le Choix De Sophie Comic: Le Choix De Sophie New Comic: Le Choix De Sophie
News: Le Choix De Sophie News: Le Choix De Sophie Tycho: Many of the strips we produce catalogue the process by which Gabriel learns about the world around him. In many ways the strip is about him,...
News: Dragon Age News: Dragon Age Gabe: Our Dragon Age comic is up to page five now. Whenever we do a project like this I always jump into the game's forum just to see what people a...
Comic: My Friend Totoriol Comic: My Friend Totoriol New Comic: My Friend Totoriol
News: My Friend Totoriol News: My Friend Totoriol Tycho: Kingdom Hearts 2 is Gabriel's favorite game, indeed, anything with that name in the title ranks high.  Even Chain of Memories rests on ...
News: 'Tis The Age Of Dragons News: 'Tis The Age Of Dragons Tycho: or whatever! (CW)TB
News: No I did not pre-order it News: No I did not pre-order it Gabe: I stopped by EB yesterday to pick up a copy of Deadspace: Extraction. The store out at the Northgate mall is on my way to work so I popped in...
Comic: Polygonous Polygymy Comic: Polygonous Polygymy New Comic: Polygonous Polygymy
Comic: Polygonous Polygamy Comic: Polygonous Polygamy New Comic: Polygonous Polygamy
News: Polygonous Polygamy News: Polygonous Polygamy Tycho: In a turn of events that has as its consequence a deep sense of personal relief, Gabriel has finally conceded that the PC is a legitimate ga...
News: Light and Mirror puzzle in D&D News: Light and Mirror puzzle in D&D Gabe: People seemed to enjoy my D&D free fall game so I thought I'd share what I did last Monday. I was inspired after playing some God of War ...
Comic: Love Bombs From On High Comic: Love Bombs From On High New Comic: Love Bombs From On High
News: Love Bombs From On High News: Love Bombs From On High Tycho: Gyromancer appears to be the work of a nefarious intellect, when the truth is substantially more beautiful: Gyromancer stands as proof of an...
Comic: War Of The Words Comic: War Of The Words New Comic: War Of The Words
News: War Of The Words News: War Of The Words Tycho: The first two panels are essentially a transcription of the actual conversation. For him it's a kind of "fish story," this supposed fifteen ...
News: Dragon What?! News: Dragon What?! Tycho: Dragon Age.  It's a game.  But it's also a comic!  A comic we made, and publish each Friday over at the official site. Please...
News: The Distinction News: The Distinction Tycho: I would say that the pursuit of Sport would, when assessing our oeuvre, appear as a very small word in the resultant tag cloud.  Table ...
Comic: The Distinction Comic: The Distinction New Comic: The Distinction
News: Penny Arcade (By Samwise) News: Penny Arcade (By Samwise) Gabe: I'm back from my vacation now and feeling 100% better. I have to give a huge thank you to all the talented artists who saved my ass last week...
Comic: The Wisdom Of Solomon Comic: The Wisdom Of Solomon New Comic: The Wisdom Of Solomon
News: The Wisdom Of Solomon News: The Wisdom Of Solomon Tycho: With the tiller once again in our sure grip, we have charted a course toward... jpegs. I started with a strong nautical metaphor, but then I...
News: Dragon Age Comics, Yo News: Dragon Age Comics, Yo Tycho: They just keep on a comin'.    (CW)TB
Comic: Penny Arcade (By Kazu Kibuishi) Comic: Penny Arcade (By Kazu Kibuishi) New Comic: Penny Arcade (By Kazu Kibuishi)
News: Penny Arcade (By Kazu Kibuishi) News: Penny Arcade (By Kazu Kibuishi) Tycho: Containing Kazu Kibuishi with language would be difficult. I can, on occasion, produce a unique sentence - made me almost insufferable. Kazu...
Comic: Penny Arcade (by Kris Straub) Comic: Penny Arcade (by Kris Straub) New Comic: Penny Arcade (by Kris Straub)
News: Penny Arcade (by Kris Straub) News: Penny Arcade (by Kris Straub) Tycho: Kris Straub is my hero, which makes being friends with him difficult if not altogether impossible. If orders something at Taco Bell - perhap...
News: Penny Arcade (by Tiny Kitten Teeth) News: Penny Arcade (by Tiny Kitten Teeth) Tycho: Finally rejuvenated after delivering The Lookouts, Tiny Kitten Teeth heard Gabriel's croaking call for assistance - and rode in heavy. Of co...
Comic: Penny Arcade (by Tiny Kitten Teeth) Comic: Penny Arcade (by Tiny Kitten Teeth) New Comic: Penny Arcade (by Tiny Kitten Teeth)
News: Down but not out News: Down but not out Gabe: I'm alive. I don't know if I had the dreaded swine flu but whatever I had, it was brutal. It started as a flu and somewhere along the way mor...
Comic: Penny Arcade (By Hawk and Jessica) Comic: Penny Arcade (By Hawk and Jessica) New Comic: Penny Arcade (By Hawk and Jessica)
News: Penny Arcade (By Hawk and Jessica) News: Penny Arcade (By Hawk and Jessica) Tycho: Our friend Hawk - in concert with his friend Jessica - produced today's Penny Arcade, which features Batman's ass. Just try to find that kin...
Comic: Penny Arcade (by Jon Rosenberg) Comic: Penny Arcade (by Jon Rosenberg) New Comic: Penny Arcade (by Jon Rosenberg)
News: Penny Arcade (by Jon Rosenberg) News: Penny Arcade (by Jon Rosenberg) Tycho: My friend Jon over at Goats pitched in to help dig us out of the contagion, with a strip that leverages pop references and timely observatio...
News: Feeling Sick? (Repost) News: Feeling Sick? (Repost) Gabe: We Just heard of our first test-confirmed swine flu case at the show. PLEASE if you feel symptoms (fever, etc) call your doctor. -Gabe out Fl...
Comic: Penny Arcade (by Bill Amend) Comic: Penny Arcade (by Bill Amend) New Comic: Penny Arcade (by Bill Amend)
News: Penny Arcade (by Bill Amend) News: Penny Arcade (by Bill Amend) Tycho: I apologize for the late post; the shit I'm being made to contend with today is truly epic in scale. You may have heard that we had an unann...
News: Feeling Sick? News: Feeling Sick? Gabe: We Just heard of our first test-confirmed swine flu case at the show. PLEASE if you feel symptoms (fever, etc) call your doctor.   ...
News: Girl, You're So Groovy News: Girl, You're So Groovy Tycho: I. She had trawled iTunes for the worst sort of music possible to accompany the process, music in quotation marks, "Meditation Trax" where t...
Comic: Visceral Gameplay Comic: Visceral Gameplay New Comic: Visceral Gameplay
News: Visceral Gameplay News: Visceral Gameplay Tycho: What is there to say? What can be said? With the addition of the sixth floor - something we've tried to get in previous years, but were unab...
News: Additional Passes For Saturday/Sunday Available News: Additional Passes For Saturday/Sunday Available Tycho: The Washington State Convention center has been monitoring traffic through the show, and they've determined that we're good for another thou...
News: Dragon Age Comic News: Dragon Age Comic Tycho: When we were asked to do a piece for Dragon Age, there was no deliberation involved. You can find it here.  I spent a lot of time with ...
Comic: The Reality Problem Comic: The Reality Problem New Comic: The Reality Problem
News: The Reality Problem News: The Reality Problem Tycho: You may see us this weekend with camera crews in tow; now you'll know why. It's thoroughly experimental, and I'm not sure what the endgame o...
News: Tekken 6 Comic News: Tekken 6 Comic Gabe: Things are bat shit crazy around here as you can imagine. I wanted to point you all towards a very fun comic project we did for Namco though....
News: PAX Exclusive Moray+ At The Penny Arcade Booth News: PAX Exclusive Moray+ At The Penny Arcade Booth Tycho: We had seven hundred of these things made - the package is sixty bucks, and represents a comprehensive audio/voice solution for portable sys...
News: Word Ace Is Out For iPhone News: Word Ace Is Out For iPhone Tycho: I talked about the game a few weeks ago, after I'd been exposed to it by one of the developers at San Diego Comic-Con, but apparently it got...
Comic: Rightsizing Comic: Rightsizing New Comic: Rightsizing
News: Rightsizing News: Rightsizing Tycho: It had originally been our intention to deliver - in a wholly ironic context, of course - the kind of rich, braised meats that the faithful ...
News: Halo 3: ODST Firefight Omegathon FAQ News: Halo 3: ODST Firefight Omegathon FAQ Tycho: ODST's Firefight mode is one of the rounds in the Omegathon this year, and understanding some of the ways in which it deviates from vanilla ...
Comic: Amalgamations Comic: Amalgamations New Comic: Amalgamations
News: This Year's PAX 10 News: This Year's PAX 10 Tycho: Another round of judging produced a bumper crop of indie bliss this year, with a few you've probably heard of honored further and a selectio...
Comic: Iteration Comic: Iteration New Comic: Iteration
News: Iteration News: Iteration Tycho: So desperate was I for entertainment that my television came to rest on America's Got Talent, a program whose title seems to protest too muc...
News: Here Is A Track From Anamanaguchi News: Here Is A Track From Anamanaguchi Tycho: I was overjoyed to have them play at PAX last year, and they appeared to be overjoyed to play there, and also the people listening appeared ...
Comic: The Circle of Life Comic: The Circle of Life New Comic: The Circle of Life
News: The Circle of Life News: The Circle of Life Tycho: We wrapped up Batman yesterday, and it was unrelenting in its quality. I hope you already know that for yourself - that you have maneuvered ...
News: PAX: Saturday Sold Out, 1000 Passes For Fri/Sun News: PAX: Saturday Sold Out, 1000 Passes For Fri/Sun Tycho : I should try to be less comprehensive in the title, so that I have something to write about down here.  How are you?  Good, thank...
Comic: The Universal Fantasy Comic: The Universal Fantasy New Comic : The Universal Fantasy
News: The Universal Fantasy News: The Universal Fantasy Tycho : Dissidia is actually really interesting, and it didn't particularly need to be: Final Fantasy's luxurious familiarity still retains its alc...
Comic: Retcon Comic: Retcon New Comic : Retcon
News: Retcon News: Retcon Tycho : I've done my best to manicure out of my consciousness the lion's share of superstitions, some of which literally concern lions. I no longer...
News: PAX: 3-Day Passes Are Sold Out News: PAX: 3-Day Passes Are Sold Out Tycho : Passes for individual days are still available!  (For now! DUN DUN DUN!) (CW)TB
News: Dungeons and Dragons News: Dungeons and Dragons Gabe : Another of my projects that got announced last week was the cover to a new Dungeons and Dragons book. The book is  called the play...
Comic: Intro To Subterfuge Comic: Intro To Subterfuge New Comic : Intro To Subterfuge
News: Intro To Subterfuge News: Intro To Subterfuge Tycho : We spent some time with Wolfenstein - which I can't help but pronounce voolfenshteen - cataloguing a portion of our conversation in strip f...
News: PAX:  Only 400 3-Day Passes Left News: PAX: Only 400 3-Day Passes Left Tycho : Pretty much what it says up there.  If you're thinking of coming to the entire show, think quickly, and grab your tickets.  We ex...
News: Making a strip News: Making a strip Gabe : Here is a recording I made yesterday while I was making the strip: -Gabe out  
Comic: Character Assassination Comic: Character Assassination New Comic : Character Assassination
News: Character Assassination News: Character Assassination Tycho : As proponents of interactive electronic entertainment, we're accustomed to troglodytic salvos from all corners re: the fiendish nature of t...
News: The Talisman News: The Talisman Gabe : You might not have heard, but we recently switched publishers. We are now apart of the Random House family and our new books from them shoul...
News: As Regards Gabriel's Opponent News: As Regards Gabriel's Opponent Tycho : The fact that his handle is "Ladylike Raul" shifts that entire conversation deep into Salvador Dali territory.   (CW)TB
News: LadyLikeRaul News: LadyLikeRaul Gabe : Before you're too hard on Gabe remember that he harbors secret homosexual urges, is blissfully ignorant,  has been a non-judgmental cou...
Comic: The True Face Of Our Enemy Comic: The True Face Of Our Enemy New Comic : The True Face Of Our Enemy
News: The True Face Of Our Enemy News: The True Face Of Our Enemy Tycho : The Think B4 You Speak campaign is basically incoherent, and operates from some deep misconceptions about how and why people communicate. T...
News: Automata, Pages One Through Six News: Automata, Pages One Through Six Tycho : Reader Christoph interpreted the first page of Automata in a very interesting way, with a custom soundtrack - and he just sent over his ver...
Comic: Tangy, With Notes Of Hazelnut Comic: Tangy, With Notes Of Hazelnut New Comic : Tangy, With Notes Of Hazelnut
News: Tangy, With Notes Of Hazelnut News: Tangy, With Notes Of Hazelnut Tycho : I'd been very diligent in my consumption of Arkham Asylum marketing materials, up until the demo at least, which is typically the capstone ...
News: CTS Figure (For Realz) News: CTS Figure (For Realz) Tycho : If something like this is of interest to you: We sell them, and they can be purchased here. (CW)TB
Comic: Consider The Nub Comic: Consider The Nub New Comic : Consider The Nub
News: Consider The Nub News: Consider The Nub Tycho : There is a kind of genius expressed by Blizzard's mission to level the curve of World of Warcraft's original experience, slashing down bram...
News: Last thing I promise News: Last thing I promise Gabe : Well the last two days have been pretty crazy. I'm still pouring through mail trying to answer as many people as I can. I'd like to say that...
News: CTS Figurine News: CTS Figurine Tycho : People have been asking me when the Cardboard Tube Samurai statue thing was going on sale.  The answer is: now. (CW)TB
News: Love Systems News: Love Systems Tycho : If things have gone well for me on this go 'round, it's because I'm constantly being given opportunities to learn things.  That is to ...
News: Follow up News: Follow up Gabe : Wow, just fucking wow.  I decided to play devil's advocate yesterday with Tycho just because that's something I enjoy doing. ...
News: last thing News: last thing Gabe : Listen, I would never personally take a class like this. I think it's silly and expensive. All I am saying is that I can relate to...
News: That's All Well And Good News: That's All Well And Good Tycho : I'm not sure the people who espouse these "love systems" or "dating sciences" want much to do with women outside of their role as the varia...
News: whoa whoa whoa News: whoa whoa whoa Gabe : Hold on just a second asshole. You are taking that comment way out of context! We were having a conversation about Ambien Sex. You had ...
News: Indeed News: Indeed Tycho : This, from the dude who thinks it's okay to have sex with unconscious women.  That must be considered the "ultimate" technique, someth...
News: oh come on News: oh come on Gabe : I think you're being overly dramatic. Girls have been using their "feminine wiles" to manipulate men since the beginning of time. Do you rea...
News: I Would Read That Page Again News: I Would Read That Page Again Tycho : I'm fairly certain the purpose of this course is to make you a better predator of women.  Check out their offers of "in-field training...
News: @Tycho News: @Tycho Gabe : I don't know, Love Systems doesn't seem so bad to me. It's really hard to talk to girls, and this is just helping guys with their confidence...
News: Automata, Page Six News: Automata, Page Six Tycho : Page Six, which can be found here, completes the first chapter of Automata. The project itself directly expresses a fairly narrow band of t...
Comic: Automata, Page Six Comic: Automata, Page Six New Comic : Automata, Page Six
News: 1 vs 100 News: 1 vs 100 Tycho : After we expressed some enthusiasm for the show recently, the people behind 1 vs 100 Live asked us if we wanted to come on there and co-hos...
News: Tekken Project News: Tekken Project Tycho : We did a six page Tekken piece, one that begins like this, and then - if you can believe it - becomes even more ridiculous. (CW)TB  
News: Automata, Page Five News: Automata, Page Five Tycho : Page Five of Automata is here, followed by the final page (which we're thinking of calling "Page Six") on Monday. Automata has a physical e...
News: My Free Fall Rules News: My Free Fall Rules Gabe : After I posted about my last D&D game, I received a lot of requests for my free fall combat rules. Here are the rules I put together. I ...
News: 1 vs. 100 News: 1 vs. 100 Gabe : This is just a quick note to say that Tycho and I will be guests on 1 vs. 100 this friday on Xbox Live. The "show" starts at 7:00 and we'll ...
News: This is great News: This is great Gabe : A reader has taken the time to actually produce the above radio show. I thought he did an awesome job:     -Gabe out
Comic: Automata, Page Five Comic: Automata, Page Five New Comic : Automata, Page Five
News: Automata, Page Four News: Automata, Page Four Tycho : (Page four of Automata is here.) Edited Transcript of "The Big Night with Teddy Thursday"February 25th, 1927Guests: Franz Emmerich, Profess...
Comic: Automata, Page Four Comic: Automata, Page Four New Comic : Automata, Page Four
News: Gabe Is Drawin' Automata (Again) News: Gabe Is Drawin' Automata (Again) Tycho : Behold: (CW)TB
News: my D&D game News: my D&D game Gabe : My D&D game last night was an epic one. I called it the season finale because it wrapped up a story-line that starte...
News: My Neo Geo for Child's Play News: My Neo Geo for Child's Play Gabe : You might remember me talking about my Neo Geo Arcade machine here on the site a few times. I saved it from an arcade that was remodeling an...
Comic: Automata, Page Three Comic: Automata, Page Three New Comic : Automata, Page Three
News: Automata, Page 3 News: Automata, Page 3 Tycho : Automata returns. Again! This series ends on Monday, if you were wondering - after which we will indulge in a full week of surprising (and ...
News: Automata Wallpaper News: Automata Wallpaper Gabe : enjoy   -Gabe out  
News: Gabe Is Drawin' Automata News: Gabe Is Drawin' Automata Tycho : if you'd like to watch:   (CW)TB
Comic: Automata, Page Two Comic: Automata, Page Two New Comic : Automata, Page Two
News: Automata, Page Two News: Automata, Page Two Tycho : Automata returns. I get five pages of this thing, to assert a few more facts about the world these characters live in. That's not enough to...
News: For Our Friends To The North News: For Our Friends To The North Tycho : Because I'm on Popcap's mailing list (one of the few I tolerate, for reasons you will soon see) I had a chance to grab Bookworm Adventures ...
News: On Being A Language Foundry News: On Being A Language Foundry Tycho : My deepest fantasy is that, in my meanderings on this site, we will produce a piece of language that is useful to you.  Not a slogan; ...
News: Watch Me Draw News: Watch Me Draw Gabe : I recorded my live drawing show yesterday. If you'd like to watch the creation of today's comic strip, you can do so right here.  -Gabe...
News: Omeganauts Will Be Selected Soooon News: Omeganauts Will Be Selected Soooon Tycho : We will be choosing the Omeganauts on August 5th, from the pool of those who have registered to attend this year's show.  If you want ...
Comic: Fabulous Prizes Comic: Fabulous Prizes New Comic : Fabulous Prizes
News: Fabulous Prizes News: Fabulous Prizes Tycho : Dante's Inferno makes less and less sense each time it bobs to the surface of games coverage. That shouldn't be construed as a review; I do...
News: Live Drawing News: Live Drawing Gabe : Live streaming video by Ustream
News: Escalation, Part Two News: Escalation, Part Two Tycho : Having been delayed in our return flight multiple times, the last time I saw on the clock before I was overcome by sleep was 3:59 in the mo...
Comic: Escalation, Part Two Comic: Escalation, Part Two New Comic : Escalation, Part Two
Comic: Escalation, Part One Comic: Escalation, Part One New Comic : Escalation, Part One
News: Escalation, Part One News: Escalation, Part One Tycho : Arc System Works' BlazBlue has, much as their Guilty Gear before it, forcibly created a domain for itself in our minds. It exhibits another...
News: In Case You Were Curious News: In Case You Were Curious Tycho : "Ham Doctor" was just one entry in a horrifying list we made up to shock the future.  Here are the others, if you are so inclined: Vol...
Comic: Prefanity Comic: Prefanity New Comic : Prefanity
News: Prefanity News: Prefanity Tycho : Seeing an article about the naughty language policies on Xbox Live generated two corollary effects: 1. The creation of this strip. Then, 2....
News: CTS Blanks News: CTS Blanks Gabe : I just got word that we will also have about 20 "blank" CTS figures at Comic Con. These are just white, unpainted figures. If you'd like one...
News: CTS Figures News: CTS Figures Gabe : Good news! The CTS figures made it here this weekend, which means we'll have some of them down in San Diego. Comic Con will be the first pla...
Comic: WELCOME TO RETAIL OBLIVION Comic: WELCOME TO RETAIL OBLIVION New Comic : WELCOME TO RETAIL OBLIVION
News: WELCOME TO RETAIL OBLIVION News: WELCOME TO RETAIL OBLIVION Tycho : I sometimes ask friends who work at Microsoft why it is that they can't just be happy with absolute dominion over the realm of personal com...
News: Interesting News: Interesting Tycho : A curious fact one can learn if you actually read the articles you're sourcing: The Rock Band Network is the result of a 16-month developme...
Comic: The More Things Change Comic: The More Things Change New Comic : The More Things Change
News: The More Things Change News: The More Things Change Tycho : Battlefield 1942 is almost seven years old, if you can believe it. Obviously, the events depicted are much older - but we've been playing t...
News: San Diego Comic Con! News: San Diego Comic Con! Gabe : We'll be heading off to San Diego comic con next week. If you plan on attending, drop by and see us at booth 1237. We'll have a big selectio...
News: Curses News: Curses Tycho : Internet just came back at the office, which allowed me to see a typographical error that has apparently been festering up there all day.&n...
Comic: The Ball Region Comic: The Ball Region New Comic : The Ball Region
News: The Ball Region News: The Ball Region Tycho : There was a point at which Gabriel and I decided we would be Mixed Martial Arts enthusiasts for some reason, and I don't recall exactly why...
News: Further Thoughts News: Further Thoughts Tycho : When you come across two Gods creating universes from scratch, it can be worthwhile to compare their approaches. Our perspective on Home is...
Comic: His Supposed Nemesis Comic: His Supposed Nemesis New Comic : His Supposed Nemesis
Comic: Guest Lookouts, Page Five Comic: Guest Lookouts, Page Five New Comic : Guest Lookouts, Page Five
News: Guest Lookouts, Page 5 News: Guest Lookouts, Page 5 Tycho : With this, the fifth and final page, Lookouts comes to a close. Unless it gets optioned or something (!!!), it might be a while until we co...
Comic: Guest Lookouts, Page 4 Comic: Guest Lookouts, Page 4 New Comic : Guest Lookouts, Page 4
Comic: Guest Lookouts, Page 3 Comic: Guest Lookouts, Page 3 New Comic : Guest Lookouts, Page 3
News: Guest Lookouts, Page 3 News: Guest Lookouts, Page 3 Tycho : Guest Lookouts continues, with Becky Dreistadt and Oliver Grigsby at the reins. Things are certainly looking bad for our heroes. I'm tense,...
News: Lookouts, Page 2 News: Lookouts, Page 2 Tycho : And here you go: Page Two of Lookouts, as imagined by Becky Dreistadt and Oliver Grigsby.  Works of this power and sophistication will...
Comic: Lookouts, Page 2 Comic: Lookouts, Page 2 New Comic : Lookouts, Page 2
Comic: Guest Lookouts, Page 2 Comic: Guest Lookouts, Page 2 New Comic : Guest Lookouts, Page 2
News: Guest Lookouts, Page 2 News: Guest Lookouts, Page 2 Tycho : And here you go: Page Two of Lookouts, hand-painted by Becky Dreistadt and penned by Oliver Grigsby.  Works of this power an...
News: The Guildfather News: The Guildfather Tycho : This is something we consider quite often: how massively multiplayer online role-playing games create a vortex of social musts whose wicked...
Comic: The Guildfather Comic: The Guildfather New Comic : The Guildfather
News: Condraculations News: Condraculations Tycho : Sometimes Robert will come in and ask us to name things, all kinds of things, I assume as a kind of test. Usually this is the kind of exerc...
Comic: Condraculations Comic: Condraculations New Comic : Condraculations
Comic: Heresies Comic: Heresies New Comic : Heresies
News: Heresies News: Heresies Tycho : The trailer for The Last Airbender materialized yesterday, and there isn't much to see there, but the commentary that surrounds the product...
Comic: A Perennial Favorite Comic: A Perennial Favorite New Comic : A Perennial Favorite
News: A Perennial Favorite News: A Perennial Favorite Tycho : One of the players in Gabriel's ongoing campaign made the mistake of suggesting they did not feel sufficiently threatened, and they did so ...
Comic: Consumer Advocacy Comic: Consumer Advocacy New Comic : Consumer Advocacy
News: Consumer Advocacy News: Consumer Advocacy Tycho : As a kind of psychic siesta, Gabriel has taken to curling up with [Prototype] some afternoons to harvest flesh with the terrible arc of his...
Comic: What It Is To Burn Forever Comic: What It Is To Burn Forever New Comic : What It Is To Burn Forever
News: So far News: So far Gabe : Here's a quick peak at how the votes are going so far.   -Gabe out  
Comic: Jim Darkmagic Comic: Jim Darkmagic New Comic : Jim Darkmagic
Comic: Automata Comic: Automata New Comic : Automata
Comic: Lookouts Comic: Lookouts New Comic : Lookouts
Comic: The Unvarnished Truth Comic: The Unvarnished Truth New Comic : The Unvarnished Truth
Comic: His Southern Reaches Comic: His Southern Reaches New Comic : His Southern Reaches
News: His Southern Reaches News: His Southern Reaches Tycho : We haven't actually seen Project Natal in the flesh, and with the advent of this strip, we'll never be allowed to. So... I guess that's tha...
News: Addendom, Dark Lord of Suffixia News: Addendom, Dark Lord of Suffixia Tycho : Is Final Fantasy XIV the fastest turnaround ever on a so-called "exclusive?" I recall Assassin's Creed being very quick as well. We'll see ...
News: An Added Addendum News: An Added Addendum Tycho : One of the biggest announcements, at least to my mind, didn't take place during a conference - Microsoft announced that it would be offerin...
Comic: All Is Forgiven Comic: All Is Forgiven New Comic : All Is Forgiven
News: All Is Forgiven News: All Is Forgiven Tycho : When they stepped forward with something called a Wii Vitality Sensor, we exploded with rage. Shortly thereafter, the sky cracked and we we...
News: Addendum News: Addendum Tycho : Our favorite parts of the Sony conference were the Assassin's Creed 2 live demo and the presentation of Uncharted 2, so the recently activa...
Comic: Mean Ol' Mr. Sauron Comic: Mean Ol' Mr. Sauron New Comic : Mean Ol' Mr. Sauron
Comic: Revoluciónes Comic: Revoluciónes New Comic : Revoluciónes
Comic: Additional Infamy Comic: Additional Infamy New Comic : Additional Infamy
News: Additional Infamy News: Additional Infamy Tycho : This is happening with greater and greater frequency: my inability to perceive the game I have read about in reviews. Infamous is a decent ...
News: Mercurial News: Mercurial Tycho : One of the less talked about powers in Infamous - for obvious reasons - is the ability to deliver a healing jolt, which reinforces your rol...
Comic: Mercurial Comic: Mercurial New Comic : Mercurial
Comic: Upon That Shattered Plain Comic: Upon That Shattered Plain New Comic : Upon That Shattered Plain
Comic: Sega Did What Nintendidn't Comic: Sega Did What Nintendidn't New Comic : Sega Did What Nintendidn't
Comic: Body Movin' Comic: Body Movin' New Comic : Body Movin'
Comic: Argumentum Ad Verecundiam Comic: Argumentum Ad Verecundiam New Comic : Argumentum Ad Verecundiam
Comic: Cradle-Song of The Chickenman Comic: Cradle-Song of The Chickenman New Comic : Cradle-Song of The Chickenman
Comic: The Carnal Consonant Comic: The Carnal Consonant New Comic : The Carnal Consonant
Comic: More Like Incorporeal Comic: More Like Incorporeal New Comic : More Like Incorporeal
Comic: The Problem With Mystical Orbs Comic: The Problem With Mystical Orbs New Comic : The Problem With Mystical Orbs
Comic: Lend Me Your Ears Comic: Lend Me Your Ears New Comic : Lend Me Your Ears
Comic: The Fivefold Mother Comic: The Fivefold Mother New Comic : The Fivefold Mother
Comic: A Reasoned Assessment Comic: A Reasoned Assessment New Comic : A Reasoned Assessment
Comic: Further Education Comic: Further Education New Comic : Further Education
Comic: It's Really Quite Simple Comic: It's Really Quite Simple New Comic : It's Really Quite Simple
Comic: Maybe Too Soon Comic: Maybe Too Soon New Comic : Maybe Too Soon

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