Most of my friends from when I was in college would probably roll their eyes at this one… because I’ve said a lot about it. For everyone who’s played Kingdom Hearts, you know the basic gist of the game. To beat the game and stop the darkness, you need the power of the 7 princesses… I know, I know, but trust me, it’s a … Read More Opinion: Rinoa Should Have Been A Kingdom Hearts Princess! #Writing #Author #Advice
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Hello all!! I know it’s been a while and yes, Raiya is coming along nicely. I’m hoping to get back to once-a-week pieces for now and become far more prolific again once Raiya is complete. So this will be the first piece… Tharja vs. Rhajat… Let’s take a look at these two, shall we? Hey WTF!!!??? They’re just recycled characters! Same voices, same personalities, … Read More Fire Emblem: Tharja vs. Rhajat #Writing #Author #Advice
As an avid gamer and realist who tries his best to find the medium, I’ve always wondered what the best outfits are for my characters/companions. I honestly try to find the best fit between the practical: And the not so… Ahhh… okay, that has been burned into my retinas… For everyone scarred by that, I apologize. Yeah, for aesthetic reasons, I’m going to to … Read More Is Skimpy Armor At All Practical? #Writing #Author #Advice
As you can imagine by my written work so far… I love elves. They’re are some of my favorite mythological characters… but over the years, there have been different incarnations of them. So which one is the right one? Well technically speaking, there is no right or wrong in Fantasy… and I can say that with a straight face after watching Jeremy Irons in … Read More Elves #Fantasy #Fiction #Advice
Most of my friends from when I was in college would probably roll their eyes at this one… because I’ve said a lot about it. For everyone who’s played Kingdom Hearts, you know the basic gist of the game. To beat the game and stop the darkness, you need the power of the 7 princesses… I know, I know, but trust me, it’s a … Read More Opinion: Rinoa Should Have Been A Kingdom Hearts Princess!
Oh I just know I’m going to piss off a lot of people with this one… Keeping in mind, I’m just focusing on the main title, not the sequels or prequel here. Final Fantasy 7 came out roughly a year after I got my first PlayStation. I was in either 6th or 7th grade at the time… I don’t really remember. The gamer … Read More Unpopular Opinion: Final Fantasy 7 isn’t as good as you remember
Hi All!!! So for no good reason other than I felt like doing it at the time, I went back and re-watched my favorite series from my childhood. Recently, I’ve been feeling extremely nostalgic for the icons of my childhood… the original NES, Saturday Morning Cartoons, the old transformers toys that no one could get right, Star Wars, the list goes on. I started … Read More Nostalgia Time!!! The Rewatch of Captain N #Nostalgia #Nintendo #Zelda #80s
Anyone who’s followed me for the last few months knows that I was anxiously awaiting this game. My wife and I demoed it at PAX East, and we were excited to finally get our hands on a copy. So where did this all start for me? Well… actually when I was following what was going on with hilariously comical #FreedomForTay movement, someone posted this … Read More My Initial Thoughts on Detroit Become Human
I wasn’t sure I wanted to say anything about this… Honestly I don’t like getting involved in online controversies and drama. #ChangeTheChannel tends to fall in that category. So I may or may not leave this piece up, I haven’t decided yet. Enjoy it while it’s there. So full disclosure, my post about this is strictly my own opinions based on what I’ve heard … Read More The Fall of Channel Awesome…
You ever want something to be good so badly that you pretty much know you’re setting yourself up for failure? That was me with Sea of Thieves. So full disclosure, part of my disappointment may be my own fault, but I think most people will agree that the majority of it is warranted. When I heard that there was a game coming out that … Read More Sea of Thieves… A Shining Example of Why I Avoid MMOs.
Okay, before I say anything, if you haven’t seen the trailer yet… GO WATCH IT! Okay, did you get through all that? Am I the only one who sees this being turned into a movie starring Jennifer Lawrence? Obviously the graphics look amazing, but what about the gameplay? Well… thankfully during my visit to Pax East, my wife and I were able to demo … Read More Detroit Become Human Review
So each year when I go to PAX, I try to snag as many pictures of the best (or at least my favorite) cosplayers. As you can imagine, there is a massive mix of bad, good, and… the ones who clearly put as much time into their as I do writing, editing, and cover planning my books! Seriously! We also get a … Read More Pax East Cosplaying!