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Me at 31: more reflections

Last year I wrote something on my birthday for turning 30, and today I turn 31. Looking back at that post, I’m happy that I haven’t made any huge changes, but I figured I should at least update how things have been going. Since that blog post, I left my job at Evil Geniuses, found […]

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The Media

Creator-focused Crypto: dipping my toes into Brave

When I made the decision to go into journalism as a career, it was motivated by me enjoying writing, and wanting to seek a way to make a living from it. By the time that I entered journalism school, people still hadn’t figured out a good way of getting decent money from the things they […]

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Video Games

My Gaming in May

I’ve been finding that I’ve been oddly focused with my gaming time lately, and have knocked a few things off my backlog. This is pretty uncharacteristic for me, because I feel like I’m pretty resistant to just closing the door on things; I’ll usually pick up new RPGs impulsively, and with each one of them […]

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Mental Health Video Games

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Quarantine QoL

I always find it fascinating when the release of something coincides with a general cultural need. With the COVID-19 quarantine still going on, it was pretty great to see Animal Crossing: New Horizons come out right at a time when anxiety is high and people need something to do. For those unfamiliar with the series, […]

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Manga

Reading: Giant Killing

I read a lot of sports manga for specific reasons, and Giant Killing is a pleasant change from all that.

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Broadcasting Esports Twitch Video Games

I did my first esports lecture!

I’ve done my fair share of speaking about esports, but never in a class setting before. When I found out that my alma matter had an esports class (not just like, one week of study), I jumped at the chance to email the prof and see if they could put my experience to use. Literally, […]

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Video Games

Closing the book on Kazuma Kiryu

Kazuma Kiryu’s story is done, and here’s what the series did for me.

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Manga Video Games

Atelier Ryza and comfort fiction

Reading, watching and playing can bring a great state of “comfy”; but how do we know when what we’re consuming is just junk food?

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Personal

2019: The Reflection Post

It’s hard to start this kind of post without the usual cliches; 2019 felt overwhelming, but left me with hope for the future.

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Video Games

Playing: Ring Fit Adventure

Let me tell you a tale of beating singlet-wearing dragons by shaking my hips.