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Gaming Writing

“Yakuza: Like a Dragon” – The RPG Review

A well-loved series makes an extreme genre shift. Did a Yakuza RPG stick the landing?

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Personal

Aoashi, sports manga, and the balance of tropes

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.

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Gaming Writing Personal

Letters from Eorzea: Mining, Fishing and Catboy Weddings

Somehow I’ve been able to play FFXIV without facing my usual struggles with playing MMOs as an adult. Catboy matrimony may be involved.

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Gaming Writing

Hail, Hades: SuperGiant’s Mount Olympus

SuperGiant Games’ ‘Hades’ is a proof to the idea of learning from your previous work.

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Opinion

Watching: GameCenter CX

I’ve been sad, lately. A desire to get better at ‘enjoying things just to enjoy things’ has lead me back to Shinya Arino, and GameCenter CX.

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Gaming Writing

Making a case for Death Stranding

“You either like it, or you don’t”; I’m tired of hearing this explanation of Death Stranding’s appeal, so I decided to write about why I love it.

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Opinion

Game, Set, Match: Goodbye, Haikyuu!!

Haikyuu!! is over, and this is the big ‘Haikyuu!! is over’ blog post. There will be spoilers. Lots of spoilers.

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Opinion

All-time faves: Harold Sakuichi’s BECK

One of my favorite manga, Haikyuu!!, is ending soon. The chapter that was published this week let us know that the next would be the “final chapter”, which gives me a lot of emotions. While I’m waiting for that (so I can write something properly) I thought I’d write about another series that’s similarly influenced […]

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Personal

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.

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Opinion

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 […]