What is The Commune?
We're a group of gamers, and we're always looking for new gamers to join us. Every month or so, we pick a game to play. We chat about the game together, and we record podcasts, record videos, and write essays. You can reach The Commune in the following ways: As for me, I'm Greg Livingston, but I go by Golem. I organize things around here.


Killer 7 - Favorites
Feb 25, 2018
We talk about our favorite aspects of Killer 7.
Federation Force - Blast Ball
Jun 15, 2017
The podcast to wrap up our coverage of Federation Force, including commentary on futuristic sport Blast Ball and comparisons to the larger Metroid Prime series.
Federation Force - MODs and Loadouts
May 20, 2017
Players can customize their gameplay in Federation Force by choosing different enhancements. How do they change gameplay, and how do they play off of each other?
Federation Force - Boss Battles
May 13, 2017
The bosses in Federation Force focus on precision aiming and teamwork.
Federation Force - Insurrection
Apr 26, 2017
Federation Force, mission 20: Insurrection. While some players are left defenseless and scrambling for shelter, other players give them cover.
Federation Force - Blender
Apr 17, 2017
Federation Force, mission 9: Blender. Players transport a cart, protecting it from enemies and natural disasters alike.
Federation Force - Incursion
Apr 15, 2017
Federation Force, mission 19: Incursion. Players take on a series of unique battles, each with distinct enemy composition and cover.
Federation Force - Mission Variety
Apr 15, 2017
Metroid Prime: Federation Force contains a wide variety of missions. How do they impact and develop gameplay?
Federation Force - Core Mechanics
Mar 18, 2017
Metroid Prime: Federation Force uses charge shots and gyro aiming as the basis for its rich gameplay.
Vehicle Dynamics (F-Zero X)
Jul 16, 2017
To succeed in F-Zero X, you'll need to master its physics. How can we move flying cars super fast?
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