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Jeff Pitman recap - Game Changers cast projections
Cast: Game Changers cast projections

By Jeff Pitman | Published: February 18, 2017

Jeff examines the 20 Game Changers players' chances of success, sorting them into four tiers of decreasing probability: Likely, Possible, Unlikely, and Impossible.


Jeff Pitman recap - S34, Pre-game: Could this Game be one for the record books?
Pre-S34: Could this Game be one for the record books?

By Jeff Pitman | Published: February 13, 2017

Jeff Pitman gives you a head start to contemplating the many Survivor records that could fall during this all-returnee Game Changers season. From longevity to voting to idols to challenges to stuff you care even less about, probably.


Stories past - It's Kind of a Funny Story
S34 cast: Stories past

By Dan Otsuki | Published: February 9, 2017

Leap into the game as Dan examines the character archetypes the Game Changers cast have previously represented, and forecasts their potential success in Season 34.


Baseless speculation - The Golden Ticket
S34 cast: Baseless speculation

By Ben Martell | Published: February 8, 2017

Ben takes a deep dive into the respective prospective chances of the new Game Changers cast members' changing the game enough to win in Season 34. With bonus commentary from his mother!


The secret formula - The Golden Ticket
Pre-S34: The secret formula

By Ben Martell | Published: January 23, 2017

Introducing The Golden Ticket, Ben Martell's new column at the True Dork Times. This week: An introduction of sorts, all leading to a secret formula for success in the current Survivor metagame.


Introduction - It's Kind of a Funny Story
Pre-S34: Introduction

By Dan Otsuki | Published: January 17, 2017

A prologue, of sorts, for Dan Otsuki's new column, "It's Kind of a Funny Story." Dan shares his background in writing and Survivor, and his plans for examining the narrative and characters of the upcoming Survivor season.


Jeff Pitman recap - S34, Pre-game: We have to go back! But should we
Pre-S34: We have to go back! But should we?

By Jeff Pitman | Published: January 8, 2017

Jeff Pitman runs the numbers on how returning Survivor contestants have performed in their second (or later) appearances, to answer whether it really is worth playing for (again). A cautionary tale in a mere six graphs.


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