This bit of narrative is based on an experience I had recently in Elite: Dangerous. I've never written hard sc-fi stuff like this, so please forgive any flaws and inconsistencies with the technological side of things. === It was supposed to be easy. I picked up a quick, low key hauling job that required the transfer … Continue reading Space Oddities: Tales from Elite Dangerous
It delights me to no end to talk about Grim Fandango in 2015. I'm not alone in declaring Tim Schafer's creation to be the best thing to come out of LucasArts and the adventure game genre's swan song before it reemerged years later. The game blends the mysteries and thrills associated with film noir, the colorful and … Continue reading Love Is For The Living: A Grim Fandango Remastered Review
inFamous: Second Son was the inFamous game I was waiting for. It wasn't because the previous Sucker Punch games were bad, far from it, I just didn't care much for the title character Cole McGrath. The second game took the series in an exciting direction by introducing multiple super powered Conduits that held dominion over … Continue reading (Ne)at-o: An InFamous First Light Review
Ladies and gentlemen, the Iron Bull.
One of the problems with creating a resolution to finish the video games I start is the inevitable confrontation with a title that just doesn't seem very fun. A quandry develops: do I stick it out to the very end despite not liking the game? Or do I shelve it for awhile and hope absence … Continue reading We Need To Talk About: Dragon Age Inquisition