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I (inadvertently) stole one of my favorite games

I spent most of the PlayStation 1 era obsessed with Japanese role-playing games. I blame Final Fantasy VII, mostly, since it was the first game I ever bought with my own money, causing it to become the standard by which all other games...

 
 
 
 

Daydreaming: Bushido Blade Meets Dark Souls

I spend a lot of time in school not really paying attention. The majority of my academic week is focused on workshops and critiques, generally giving me a lot of time to space out and think about anything other than whatever bad prose ...

 
 
 

I have no furniture and I must write.

I've been going stir crazy today, sitting in a near empty apartment, waiting for a group of movers to arrive and unload furniture. I can't wait. I just want a place to sit down. The internet and cable finally got set up yesterday, so ...

 
 
 
 
 

Bloodborne and the concept of fair play

There has been much debate lately regarding the appeal of Bloodborne. Critics have praised it, while others decry it for being obtuse. Cries of “get good” or “Bloodborne isn’t for you” have been thrown aro...

 
 
 

Barstool Philosphy: Diving into VA-11 HALL-A

Note: I wrote this piece earlier this year and never did anything with it. In the interest of sharing a unique game with a larger audience, I figured it should be posted here.  Everyone has fears, dreams and loved ones. If ...

 
 
 

'Atlas Mugged' and the faltering Telltale Formula

I was writing a review for Tales From the Borderlands' second episode, 'Atlas Mugged' this morning and couldn't shake the feeling that the game sort of felt stale. This doesn't mean that the episode, or the series as a whole, is bad by...

 
 

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