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 […]
Last week, I uninstalled MGSV. This week, I wanted to look back at what a “Strand game” might actually mean.
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 […]
Reflections on this terrible year, and the small amounts of (personal) hope that follows.
Satoru Noda’s Golden Kamuy continues my enthusiasm and interest in Japanese culture. How does it do it so well?
Matt returns from his trip to Cyberpunk 2077’s Night City with some questions, thoughts, and bruises.
Ten episodes into the grandaddy of modern mech anime, and I have some thoughts on Gundam.
A well-loved series makes an extreme genre shift. Did a Yakuza RPG stick the landing?
This week I wanted to talk about a soccer manga I’ve been reading lately, “Aoashi”; sports manga can be a bevy of tropes, and I like the balance here.
Somehow I’ve been able to play FFXIV without facing my usual struggles with playing MMOs as an adult. Catboy matrimony may be involved.