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Author Archives: Stephen "Shanghai Six" Machuga

BATTLE WAGON: Fort Bragg Christmas Party 2014!


As Operation Supply Drop continues to grow, not only are we launching new programs, based on the needs of our heroes, but also scaling existing programs like our Supply Drops.  We’ve had a lot of success with on base events over the past year, but this one takes the cake ...

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80 Days Review (iOS)

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The gaming review community at large was strangely enamored with the concept of 80 Days, an iOS game based on Jules Verne tale, Around the World in Eighty Days the round-the-world race adventure of Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant Jean Passepartout. With organizations like IGN, Time magazine, New Yorker, ...

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GLITTER LANCE: A Minecraft Community Helps the Troops for the Holidays!


Operation Supply Drop was recently contacted by Youtube personality and Minecraft diva Aureylian to see if she could help out the troops for the holidays! Her story was definitely a bizarre one! She’s got such a following given her Minecraft antics that for the holidays, her fans just send her oodles ...

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Five Nights at Freddy’s: Does It Deserve a Game of the Year Nod?

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In a year where video games seemed to do anything but give us absurd load times, picture galleries of broken in-game assets, dysfunctional multiplayer and dashed expectations, the discussion over the 2014 Games of the Year (GOTY) has been quite difficult. The conversation seems to go for a lot of ...

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CANDY CORN II: Family Support Groups to the Rescue!


Typically, most of our requests come from Private “Joe Snuffy”, sent to Afghanistan to be bored out of their skulls with nothing to do but stare at that deployment calendar and willing it to move more quickly. However, our care package code named CANDY CORN II, the request actually came from ...

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Front Towards Gamer Radio 246: Bad Grandpa, No Orgies!


Down a host, Quinn and Shanghai wonder what they’re going to talk about without their British sidekick Gigi…and then proceed to vomit on the microphone for a full hour about the news coming out of both the Video Game Awards and the Playstation Experience! Who says the end of the ...

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CANDY CORN VI: STILL Better Than Foot Powder!

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Intelligence, the TRUE King of the battlefield. That platoon of MRAP (Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicles are just a fancy column of up-armored Hot Wheels toys without the intelligence boys (and girls) vectoring them in on the proper targets. So when a Military Intelligence company first sergeant named Marlon was asking for our ...

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Front Towards Gamer Radio 245: Big Fat Savages


The gang gathers to have Gigi talk about nasty Americans with their nasty American traditions, including Black Friday fun and Thanksgiving! Unfortunately, she’s so busy being smug about being British and proper that she didn’t play anything worth except of course, “Fancy Life” (aka Fantasy Life). Quinn chats about his ...

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The Five Best Casino Podcasts

With news of the recent ‘Serial’ audio show steadily becoming one of the most popular podcasts of all time, the podcast market is making its mark as one of the biggest phenomenons of the digital age. Covering everything from sports to science, music and more, podcasts are getting more and ...

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KNIFE FIGHT 3: No Sleep Til…


The last of our September KNIFE FIGHT supply drops have finally checked in from Afghanistan! Eric and his platoon of bad asses from the “Harlem Hellfighters” brigade (yes, that’s a real unit, what a name!) put in a request a few months ago looking for some Operation Supply Drop support ...

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