Author Profile for Jed Shaffer

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Mar272021
gamesThe Gamer Parent’s Strategy Guide: Nintendo

Nintendo is billed as the "family-friendly" console, but is it really a family company and is their reputation all it's...

Mar102021
gamesThe Gamer Parent’s Strategy Guide: Tribalism

From the Playstation and Xbox to Nintendo and more, there are so many ways to game. So why do gamers...

Feb222021
gamesThe Gamer Parent’s Strategy Guide: Shovelware

Dealing with shovelware has been a part of the gaming experience for years, but how do you handle it as...

Feb082021
gamesThe Gamer Parent’s Strategy Guide: Gaming During Pregnancy

How does gaming change during the pregnancy? Jed Shaffer examines what awaits the gamer during those nine months in the...

Jan262021
gamesThe Gamer Parent’s Strategy Guide: Gaming and Grief

Jed Shaffer looks at gaming in the face of loss and grief in the latest Gamer Parent's Strategy Guide...

Jan122021
gamesThe Gamer Parents Strategy Guide: The News Of 2020

Jed Shaffer looks at some of the year's biggest news stories of 2020 and how they reflect on gamer parents...

Dec282020
gamesA Gamer Parent's Week With Fortnite

Jed Shaffer puts his sanity on the line and experiences Fortnite first-hand for the good of all gamer parents in...

Dec142020
gamesThe Gamer Parent’s Strategy Guide: Game Ratings

Are all ratings created equal? Are the ratings boards even trustworthy? Jed Shaffer answers those questions and more in the...

Nov302020
gamesThe Gamer Parent’s Strategy Guide: Old Consoles

New consoles are out! But what to do with the old ones? Jed Shaffer considers the options in the latest...

Nov142020
gamesThe Gamer Parent’s Strategy Guide: Microtransactions

Microtransactions are the scourge of modern gaming, but how is a parent supposed to deal with them? Jed Shaffer looks...

Nov022020
gamesThe Gamer Parent’s Strategy Guide: YouTubers

If you have a gamer kid, they're watching YouTube and/or Twitch. Should you be concerned? Jed Shaffer investigates takes a...

Oct192020
gamesThe Gamer Parent’s Strategy Guide: Dealing With Backlog

Everybody's got a list of backlogged video games that they need to get through. How do you handle it? Jed...

Oct022020
gamesThe Gamer Parent’s Strategy Guide: Next-Gen Consoles

New consoles are on the horizon. How does a parent handle this expensive minefield? Jed Shaffer takes a look in...

Sep162020
gamesThe Gamer Parent’s Strategy Guide: The Introduction

Jed Shaffer begins his exploration of the weird modern realities of being a gamer and a parent with a look...

May052018
wrestlingAsk 411 Wrestling: Can Bray Wyatt Be Saved?

A good day to you all and welcome to Ask 411, and I am Jed Shaffer. If you’re confused as...

Apr162018
wrestlingWhat’s The Big Deal About Undefeated Streaks in Wrestling?

A hearty hello and welcome to this week’s Ask 411 Wrestling. I’m your host, Jed Shaffer. This is where you...

Mar282018
wrestlingWhat World Champion Has Faced The Most World Champions?

Good day, one and all. Welcome to a very special edition of Ask 411 Wrestling. I am your host, Jed...

Mar192018
wrestlingIs Samoa Joe The First to Debut in Raw's Main Event?

Is Samoa Joe the first person to debut in Raw's main event? Did Manny Fernandez intentionally injure Invader #3? Ask...

Mar042018
wrestlingWhat Would Brian Pillman Have Done During The Screwjob If He’d Lived?

A good ‘morrow to you! Welcome to the only column that is 100% in its predictions (in that none have...

Feb222018
wrestlingWhy Didn’t Billy Gunn’s Main Event Push Work?

Hilarious intro! Self-referential comment to the column title! Unwitty banter! [email protected] address for questions! (I’m writing this one in sort...