Nobody can argue that in recent years there has been an absolute abundance of triple-A games gracing our screens. However, more and more we are seeing indie games, hidden gems and low-budget games not only grow in number and popularity… Continue reading “The First Tree: a Metaphysical and Aesthetic Masterpiece”
When I first entered the world of Lordran, it was 2012. Continue reading “Praise the Soulsborne: How I Learned to Git Gud When Confronting My Problems”
Authenticity–not the prerogative of any in- or out-group but that which makes truth possible to share between people–crucially, authenticity, too, is that which makes forgiveness possible… Continue reading “Essay Eight: The Runaway Five – On EarthBound and The Blues Brothers”
“A poet is a man who is glad of something, and tries to make other people glad of it too.” Continue reading “Essay Seven: The Pursuit of Happy-Happiness — On EarthBound and Satire”
…it struck me on playing through this time that Paula is the only one of your four friends you don’t play as independently prior to their joining the quest. Continue reading “Essay Six: Paula, the Polestar – On EarthBound and a Constellation of Poetry by Shakespeare, Milton, Blake, Keats…”
We’re thieves, in a world that don’t want us no more.
-Arthur Morgan Continue reading “Two World’s Collide: How RDR2 Helped Me Better Understand My Grandfather”
Aristotle comes to the point where he says friendship is sort of the best model for what genuine truth-seeking and genuine ethics would look like. Continue reading “Essay Five: Conversation with Ben Kozlowski – On EarthBound and the Ethics of Ambiguity”