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  • How Games Define You

    You may recall my post a few days ago regarding the purchasing of Pokémon HeartGold for my DS. Well, I wanted to linger on that little event and tell you all a bit of a story. So here goes: Once upon a time, there was a young, strapping lad named... More
  • The Death of Creativity?

    I have a problem with the video game market. When I walk into my local Gamestop, eyes geaming at the thought of a new adventure, a new style, a new story, or something all-together unheard of, I'm all to often disappointed. The market today is being... More
  • Exploring Other Times

    Every since I can remember I've always had an interest in other time periods. From the prehistoric dinosaur age, to the wild west and everything in between, at some point or another they've all fascinated me. And one thing I've noticed lately... More
  • Who Do You Choose To Be When You Can Choose Who You Are?

    Tonight, (major props to Jack the Quixotic Gamer for some of the inspiration), I want to explore a gaming topic that I think will become even more prevalent in individual gaming as technology in gaming becomes more and more complex and sophisticated.... More
  • 5 Things You Should Know Before Buying A Used GOTY Game

    I buy used games. Generally that isn’t a bad thing but if will find a used copy of a new game ill buy it over a new copy. But with the industry in decline and all, I guess we really should buy new games. Then again, poor and gamer go just as well... More
  • Halo's Extreme Game Makeover

    I am what some might call a seasoned gamer. No, I take that back, I'm what some might call an old gamer...I might wish they called me a seasoned gamer. It sounds, well...less old. Anyway, I've played a game or two in my day, so for me to state... More
  • To New Bloggers (Advice From The Often Controversial Me)

    I don't remember how long I've been on this site but it doesn't feel all to long. Two weeks ago I wrote a controversial blog about Catherine. When I went to bed that night I was aware that I stuck my neck out and I was aware of the potential... More
  • Perspective: 5 Dark Sides To Gaming That Aren't All That Bad


    As with all things, and as gamers specifically know, gaming isn't on the best of terms with society as a whole. From studies that claim violent games encourage and create violent tendencies, to the undesirable online crowd, gaming can be ugly.

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  • The Best Dang Music You've Never Heard: Miracle of Sound

    I'm sure all of you here love music (If not what are you, an alien from outer space?) and I'm fairly curtain 99.99% of you love video games as well (Not sure who the .01% is but I'm sure he's a robot.) So I'm going to tell you about... More
  • Silver-Tongued Devils: Secret of Mana

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    Finally, a classic! A great game that came out before 2000! A game that was made in Squaresoft's prime! That's right, Secret of Mana. Not only a great game with fantastic visuals, real time battle system, and inclusion of multiplayer with up to... More
  • Why I'm Done With Achievements

    Over my three or so years with my Xbox 360 I’ve had a recurring conflict concerning achievements. You see, I’ll bring a new game home, but not before firing up and checking to see what the achievement list is like.... More
  • Video Game Art by a Guy You Met Over the Internet! #2

    I'm back with another art post, as I said I would, which is unusual for me to keep shaky promises, sort of like the one I'm going to have to tell my kids some day about Santa! Anyway, I'm trailing off topic (as usual). This art post is a tribute... More