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It's been awhile since I posted last, but that doesn't mean that I haven't been here. I've been following posts from others here and keeping up with the gaming world. I haven't felt inspired enough to write about anything this month, I di...


New Characters Debut in Warhammer Online

For those tired of the usual fare, Mythic Entertainment offers up a pair of fresh classes (read: recycled RPG archetypes) for the Warhammer crowd. We can now play as the Orc Choppa, which sounds similar to the Barbarian build from Diablo I...


The Personal Cost of Economic Crises

In part 2 of 2 of my satirical take on how the media and other institutions are capitalizing on the recession, I look past the corporate logos and political posturing to capture the working person's plight. If my last faux-journalistic pos...


RE1&2 Are More Relevant Now Than RE4&5

The Japanese have already been there, done that, and lived to tell the tale. They suffered an economic meltdown similar to the one happening in America today. Credit seized up, housing markets collapsed, consumer spending evaporated, and ...


Game I Hate to Love: Mirror's Edge

I was looking through my games collection the other day, seeing which one would strike my fancy, when my hand drew back from the copy of Mirror’s Edge sitting next to my cabinet. It wasn’t a dramatic gesture—it was more of a slight, backwa...


About archimedes17one of us since 7:25 PM on 10.20.2008

Hi, there. Welcome to this den of iniquity, this cesspool of perversity, this hive of scum and...

...er, maybe not. Anyway, my name is Scott, age 24, and I am doomed to wander the earth in pursuit of my favorite interests: academic theory and video games. I don't take either one too seriously, though, so I enjoy pitting them against each other to fight for my favor. I've been playing video games since I was wee lad; my first console was a dusty Intellivision that my parents unearthed from the cellar. My favorite genres are RPG, sports (NHL in particular), adventure, puzzle, strategy, and some FPS.

Front Paged:

Playing with Others: The Act of Betrayal
Those about to Die: Random Pedestrians

Currently playing:

Civilization: Revolution
Fable II

Persona 4
Way of the Samurai

Mount & Blade