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Looking Elsewhere

Today's Let's Take a Look and future week's Let's Take a Look articles will no longer be posted on the Dtoid community blogs, my tumblr, or Moderately Oversized Hats. Worry not though, (or don't celebrate yet), because I will continue writi...

 
 
 

Let's Take a Look: Visual Novel Narrative

I've played a lot of Japanese games, I won't lie. I've noticed something very peculiar about them though because of this, there's a mechanic that is seemingly ubiquitous in them. The ever-present mechanic I've noticed, is Visual Novel dialo...

 
 
 
 

Let's Take a Look: Strategy and Roleplaying

What defines a Roleplaying Game? This is actually a rather common, and quite interesting question that serves as an easy starting point to the discussion of what exactly defines a genre. Yet, it's a question that has been discussed many tim...

 
 
 

Let's Take a Look: Wilderness Survival

From Castaway, to Lost, to Lord of the Flies, Wilderness Survival has remained a popular and ever present theme in films, television, and literature. The scenario in which one must survive in some sort of foreign jungle environment has almo...

 
 
 

Let's Take a Look: Choices and Introspection

Choices are common in life, and in Videogames. The power of choice in life is what truly defines each of us as individuals, with the choices that we make reflecting our own selves. Why is it so then, that Videogames often neglect this facet...

 
 
 

Let's Take a Look: Pixels as Impressionism

Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso; these old dead guys have lead me to a better understanding of Videogames. These famous artists have reached me from beyond the grave, and taught me their secrets, in only the way an artist can- through their works....

 
 
 

A Belated Introduction-

Hello Dtoid C-blogs! While Iíve already posted a blog here, and hope to post one tomorrow, Iíve been informed that making an introduction post would be wise. Curious as to the contents of an introduction blog, I was told that it should cont...

 
 
 

Let's Take a Look: Camera Perspective

The camera remains one of the most integral parts of game infrastructure. We all know how bad camera controls can interfere with the enjoyment of even the funnest game. Yet, one of the most important aspects of the camera is one that we har...

 
 

About The White Roseone of us since 8:35 AM on 10.05.2011

I'm the owner of the mostly empty Moderatelyoversizedhats.com. I'm studying to apply to the DigiPen school of Technology in Redmond Washington. I design games using Unity. I'm 15 and graduating highschool, while I've been going to community college since I was 11. I'm fond of Jazz and Chiptunes. Yeah, that's pretty much it.

Favorite Games-

Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker

Disgaea Series

Persona 3 and 4

Blazblue Series

Metal Gear Solid Series

Silent Hill 2