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Little Joys Ch.19: The TemTem edition

This post is part of an ongoing challenge to share a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. I hope you enjoy it! January 19th, 2020 Ever since playing final fantasy 10  on the PlayStation 2, my general interest in video games has been tentative at best. Its as […]

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The toxicity of gaming culture

Many people will think this post is some man hating rant about how male toxicity is ruining the gaming industry. This simplistic idea is shared by a bunch of people who don’t understand biology nor how our environment affects us. Take a human being, someone who is already introverted and shy, stick them in a room alone, barely interacting with […]

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Meshing the online and offline worlds

The popularity of anime such as Sword Art Online and other works has shown us a glimpse of the possible lives our children could be experiencing in the future, a time where the real world becomes mundane and the online world becomes one of fantastical possibilities. The actual issue is not people spending all their time online, but of them […]

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Novelty without quality

Novelty is a driving force in our modern age. We are suffering from a surplus of novelty and a severe lack of quality. Whether it’s Instagram, Facebook, books or video games, the more unique your content is, the higher the chance you’ll attract attention. In the past this was most definitely not the case. For centuries any changes to the […]

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Old game nostalgia

As I have been traveling, I’ve taken some time to replay some old classics on my Nintendo 3DS, specifically Zelda: Ocarina of time and Majoras Mask. It’s a strange feeling, to play a game you first discovered when you were a child, especially one that really started your journey into being a bit of a gamer geek. That nostalgia drives […]

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The evolving landscape of gaming

As the years roll by and gaming becomes more mainstream, it’s quite surprising to look at how much things have changed in the last 20 years. When I was young, game tournaments were a rarity, usually being held in cramped little venues with a few dozen spectators, really only the most hardcore enthusiasts in attendance. Nowadays, entire weekends are taken […]

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Initial thoughts on God of War

I know I am quite a bit late on speaking about this game as it has garnered so much attention since its release and been reviewed 9 million times so I will make this short and sweet. Ever since I was young the biggest draw of gaming for me was the ability to be drawn into a good story while […]