Preston is one of the Associate Editors at The Prairie. He helps manage both print and web content, and she shares social media responsibilities with the editorial board. He is a junior Mass Communication major, and co-hosts the Prairie's +INT podcast.

Author Archives: Preston Thomas

36 – Gabe Is Not Allowed to Sing

Episode 36 artwork by Georgia Romig.

Episode 36 artwork by Georgia Romig.

For show notes on this episode, click here!

SPOILERS for Binding of Isaac, Game of Thrones, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Katawa Shoujo, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch!

Gabe is banned from singing ever again and — and a little more importantly — Suddenlink and Viacom are in a big fight! We talk about that and a lot of other news this week. For example, did you know Naruto is ending in November and The Binding of Isaac is coming to Wii U? And, of course, we get our geek on — over something other than Jojo for once (though there’s a lot of geeking over that, too).

Play

35 – But WHY?

pi35banner

For show notes on this episode, click here!

This week, Preston and Gabriel try to figure out why in the world anyone would want to make a Tetris movie. There’s also talk of the next Windows OS, Hyper Light Drifter, and Age of Ultron — but seriously. We’re still baffled by the Tetris thing.

Play

Geeking Out 1 – All About Jojo

Plus INT Logo (Web Version). Art by Chris Brockman.

Plus INT Logo (Web Version). Art by Chris Brockman.

For show notes on this episode, click here!

SPOILERS for Shin Megami Tensei I and Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure!

For the first Geeking Out episode, Preston and Gabe fanboy out about Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure and all of the Shin Megami Tensei series hitting the Playstation Store (plus iOS for some games). They also chat a little about Bloodborne, Sword Art Online and future plans for Plus INT.

Play

32 – Awkward Pauses and Coughs

For a detailed list of show notes on this episode, including a list of links, click here! Plus INT is back from school and ready to start “season” three! This week, we talk about Nintendo news, Naruto winding down, and the latest controversies in gaming and tech. SPOILERS for Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure! Subscribe and Rate…

Read More

WT graduate follows music aspirations

“The band had been on the radio station and I would help out,” said Izaak Chavez, a graduate of WT, “I had made a joke that if they needed another guitarist to let me know.” Shortly afterwards, the band Abolishment of Flesh invited Chavez to try out. “I was learning songs, juggling classes, working at…

Read More

Dark Souls 2 adds polish and difficulty

The philosophy behind the Souls series of games has always differed from other mainstream games. Never unfair but always uncompromisingly unforgiving, the slightest mistakes are punished and the game never holds the player’s hand. While Demon’s Souls didn’t meet major mainstream success, it introduced a number of innovations, especially in the multiplayer arena with PvP…

Read More

The dead rise again Humans vs. Zombies

It’s spring. The weather is getting warmer, green leaves grow on the trees, the dead rise and the Nerf bullets fly. It’s time again for Humans vs. Zombies at West Texas A&M University, a game where students battle with blasters against their undead classmates from April 7 through April 10. Organized by the RHA, the…

Read More

WT students react to dorm changes

When students living in Cross and Jones hall first found out that both dorms were being reserved for incoming Freshmen enrolled in the university’s Living Learning Community program, reactions varied from indifference to outrage. Vice President of Student Affairs Donna Eddleman, Assistant Director of Residence Life David Wilson and Area Coordinator Lindsey Eggleston held a…

Read More

31 – Best Friends

For a detailed list of show notes on this episode, including a list of links, click here! The gang’s all here in this week’s episode of Plus INT! We talk about the Varsity Theater closing, the latest news on net neutrality, and more! SPOILERS for Catherine! Subscribe and Rate on iTunes! Stream on Stitcher! E-Mail:…

Read More