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Video Games

Working with walkthroughs, and skipping gaming experiences

At what point does using a walkthrough for a game rob you of the experience, and drift into “cheating”?

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Manga The Media

Haikyuu!!, and killing The Small Giant

Haikyuu!!’s The Small Giant has been built up as an important plot thread for the whole manga. What happens when you just… cut it loose? (Spoilers)

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Video Games

Thoughts on Apex Legends

Battle Royale games make me feel old.

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Video Games

Slay the Spire vs Artifact: What is my brain is doing differently?

I decided to take a look at two card games: one I’m super into, the other, I’m not. Why?

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Getting Better Mental Health

2018: The reflection post

Every blog has to have a year wrap-up post, right? I go into what I’ve learned from 2018, and how its events shaped me.

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Video Games

Dealing with Artifact: the first week

What happens when you dive into a complex card game without being a previous player? I write about my first impressions while playing Valve’s Artifact.

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Anime LOGH

Stargazing, Part 4 – Legend of the Galactic Heroes

After a nice jaunt back to the FPA in the last episode, Legend of the Galactic Heroes pulls the opposite and brings us into the Empire’s neo-classical clutches.

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Anime LOGH

Stargazing, Part 3 – Legend of the Galactic Heroes

We move away from Legend of the Galactic Heroes’ space battles and instead turn our attention to political intrigue. Any well-meaning statesman has their own death squad, right?

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Anime LOGH

Stargazing, Part 2 – Legend of the Galactic Heroes

The Legend of the Galactic Heroes rolls on, this time with the conclusion to the Battle of Astarte. Less context, more tactics, and more establishing our protagonists.

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Anime LOGH

Stargazing, Part 1 – Legend of the Galactic Heroes

My episode-by-episode blog about Legend of the Galactic Heroes starts with ‘In the Eternal Night,’ which serves as a perfect intro to the series.