The Path Untraveled

When I was in high school I was playing lots of Counter-Strike (1.5 was big when I started), and Starcraft. In hindsight, I’m really not a big fan of either of those games, but all my friends were playing them, so I was too. I always dreamed of ways to improve them, tried to figure […]

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

I drove close to 800 miles on a couple back to back road trips the weekend before last. I staved off boredom with finishing For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway and Kokoro by Natsume Sōseki, my first two audiobooks on my Audible subscription. It seems my mind gets in modes of connecting themes […]

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Souls-Mates: Game Over

“Ummm, I’m running really low on humanity bearing items, as in, this is my last humanity.” I said into my mic. “Do you want to call it a night?” She asked. “No, we won’t get a better shot at this.” It was true. We were closer than we’d ever been. We’ve developed a strategy that […]

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F.E.A.R. & Horror in Video Games

When Monolith Production’s F.E.A.R. (First Encounter Assault Recon) came out I immediately decided the game wasn’t for me. I’ve abhorred horror theme games for years just because the film genre of the same name has done so much to give me sleepless nights over the years. Ever since I was young, I’d had an overactive imagination. […]

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My Top 5 Gaming YouTubers

I’m really bothered that ‘YouTuber’ exists as a noun, but I’m going to get past that for the sake of brevity, rather than writing “YouTube Personalities” or “People that regularly talk and show things on YouTube”. And I hate those click-baity “top 5/10/x” lists too while we are at it. So it seems I’m breaking all […]

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