Jamie Nelson and Jim Loomis

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: ‘Need for Speed: Carbon’ and speeding racquetballs

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: ‘Need for Speed: Carbon’ and speeding racquetballs

Jamie Nelson, proprietor of 1Up Games in Forty Fort and lifelong video game collector, and Jim Loomis, founder of Go Left! Records in Edwardsville, are turning the “Let’s Play” video concept on its head! Part vlog, part “Jackass,” and part “Impractical Jokers,” these two friends with a passion for gaming and craft beer are putting […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NES Trail raises nearly $1,000 for charity with ‘Super Smash Bros.’ tournament, sets next event for Feb. 28

NES Trail raises nearly $1,000 for charity with ‘Super Smash Bros.’ tournament, sets next event for Feb. 28

From a press release: NES Trail, a local group of video gamers and collectors, hosted a “Super Smash Bros.” Wii U tournament at the Forty Fort municipal building on Sunday, Nov. 1, with proceeds benefiting the Wyoming Valley Children’s Association and its Together We Grow Preschool. The next tournament will be held on Sunday, Feb. […]

 Jamie Nelson and Jim Loomis

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: ‘Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash’ and hairy leg waxing

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: ‘Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash’ and hairy leg waxing

Jamie Nelson, proprietor of 1Up Games in Forty Fort and lifelong video game collector, and Jim Loomis, founder of Go Left! Records in Edwardsville, are turning the “Let’s Play” video concept on its head! Part vlog, part “Jackass,” and part “Impractical Jokers,” these two friends with a passion for gaming and craft beer are putting […]

 Jamie Nelson and Jim Loomis

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’ and the mildly dangerous condom challenge

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’ and the mildly dangerous condom challenge

Jamie Nelson, proprietor of 1Up Games in Forty Fort and lifelong video game collector, and Jim Loomis, founder of Go Left! Records in Edwardsville, are turning the “Let’s Play” video concept on its head! Part vlog, part “Jackass,” and part “Impractical Jokers,” these two friends with a passion for gaming and craft beer are putting […]

 Jamie Nelson and Jim Loomis

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: ‘Super Smash Bros.’ fiery face-off with ghost pepper hot wings

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: ‘Super Smash Bros.’ fiery face-off with ghost pepper hot wings

Jamie Nelson, proprietor of 1Up Games in Forty Fort and lifelong video game collector, and Jim Loomis, founder of Go Left! Records in Edwardsville, are turning the “Let’s Play” video concept on its head! Part vlog, part “Jackass,” and part “Impractical Jokers,” these two friends with a passion for gaming and craft beer are putting […]

 Jamie Nelson and Jim Loomis

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops III’ and paintball pain

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops III’ and paintball pain

Jamie Nelson, proprietor of 1Up Games in Forty Fort and lifelong video game collector, and Jim Loomis, founder of Go Left! Records in Edwardsville, are turning the “Let’s Play” video concept on its head! Part vlog, part “Jackass,” and part “Impractical Jokers,” these two friends with a passion for gaming and craft beer are putting […]

 Jamie Nelson and Jim Loomis

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: ‘Splatoon’ and a sexy George Costanza photo shoot

Jamie Nelson, proprietor of 1Up Games in Forty Fort and lifelong video game collector, and Jim Loomis, founder of Go Left! Records in Edwardsville, are turning the “Let’s Play” video concept on its head! Part vlog, part “Jackass,” and part “Impractical Jokers,” these two friends with a passion for gaming and craft beer are putting […]

 Jamie Nelson and Jim Loomis

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: ‘Mortal Kombat X’ and Super Mario panty shopping

NEPA Scene is proud to present the NEPA Gaming Challenge, brought to you by a new pair of contributors who want to share their passion for video gaming and craft beer with the masses twice a week! Jamie Nelson, proprietor of 1Up Games in Forty Fort and lifelong video game collector, and Jim Loomis, founder […]

 Lora Kormos

3 unique ways to get fit and stay fit in Northeastern Pennsylvania

3 unique ways to get fit and stay fit in Northeastern Pennsylvania

It’s officially the New Year, and that means you can no longer use the same excuse I’ve been using for working out: “It’s the holidays. I can have three slices of pie if I want.” I, for one, may have overindulged a bit during the holidays. Did I really need all those holiday cookies? Probably […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Swetland Homestead celebrates ‘A Civil War Christmas’ with reenactors

Swetland Homestead celebrates ‘A Civil War Christmas’ with reenactors

From a press release: The Luzerne County Historical Society and the 143rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment Co. A will present “A Civil War Christmas at the Swetland Homestead” from Dec. 4-7. Witness how units would use homes for winter quarters and field hospitals during the Civil War. Explore the house (885 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming) in this […]