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Gaming Writing

Building an entertaining Twitch stream: Iateyourpie’s IronMon ruleset

As Twitch and livestreaming become more saturated, can you both synthesize an entertaining stream while remaining authentic?

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Gaming Writing

The Quest, the Quest Log, and Elden Ring

Quest logs are poison to some games, like Elden Ring, and necessary in others. What makes the difference?

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Personal

Five years later

Five years ago I wrote something pretty personal about mentalhealth and depression, and who I was at the time. Six years later, let’s talk to that guy.

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Personal

2021: The Reflection Post

Hey there. I hope you’re having a good last day of 2021. This year felt a lot like the last, where the isolation, loneliness and general confusion of the pandemic got to me. I don’t think I went nuts or anything, but it was easy to feel like something was just off, and I don’t […]

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Gaming Writing

Pondering the Strand genre with MGSV and Death Stranding

Last week, I uninstalled MGSV. This week, I wanted to look back at what a “Strand game” might actually mean.

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Personal

Me at 32

Today’s my birthday, and I decided to write something for it. I’ve been purposefully avoiding writing for the last six months, mostly because I wanted to take that expectation of production off my plate. That nagging spirit of “I haven’t written anything for a while” is silly, and something I’ve been looking to exorcise for […]

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Personal

2020: The Reflection Post

Reflections on this terrible year, and the small amounts of (personal) hope that follows.

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Personal

Golden Kamuy, culture, and authenticity

Satoru Noda’s Golden Kamuy continues my enthusiasm and interest in Japanese culture. How does it do it so well?

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Gaming Writing

Letters from Night City: Cyberpunk 2077

Matt returns from his trip to Cyberpunk 2077’s Night City with some questions, thoughts, and bruises.

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Opinion

Watching Mobile Suit Gundam 0079: The First 10 Episodes

Ten episodes into the grandaddy of modern mech anime, and I have some thoughts on Gundam.