Monthly Archives: April 2016

Moment of poetry

Since May is consecrated to Our Lady, and since the final vestiges of winter seem to have receded, I thought it’d be pleasant and fitting to post Gerard Manley Hopkins’ poem, “The May Magnificat.” May is Mary’s month, and I … Continue reading

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Minor housekeeping

I expanded my top 15 games list to top 20, but didn’t think it worth a new post, especially with how image heavy it is. It may or may not be worth your time to revisit.

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From illusion to truth…from darkness to light…from doom to eternity…

I finished Digital Devil Saga 2. It’s not a long game by JRPG standards. Now I’m in a position to give my more definitive thoughts on this game and the duology as a whole. In brief: I take back all … Continue reading

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The colour of magic

The late Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels have long been a glaring omission in my sci-fi/fantasy reading. Attempts at rectifying this have often seemed daunting: the man penned a lot of these books, and the manner in which you break into … Continue reading

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Spider’s string

When I finish The Colour of Magic you guys will have my first impressions of Terry Pratchett. But until then it’s more video games. I mentioned a few weeks ago that I thought Digital Devil Saga was pretty rad, but … Continue reading

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ultimatest top twenty tee vee game list

This is mostly just a repost of the top 15 list, for the sake of achieving even greater definitiveness and appeasing my desires of obsessive list making. There definitely won’t be a top 25 list ever; that’d just be silly.

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doooooomed?

There’s been a lot of press from Square-Enix lately. Final Fantasy XV, which has been in development for about a decade, finally got an official release date. And we also found out that there would be a full-length CG tie-in … Continue reading

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Where everyone knows your name

At first glance, the modern Persona games seem like a hideous concept. A mash-up of hardcore dungeon crawling and Japanese light novels/dating sims? Isn’t that like the gaming equivalent of drinking those awful coolers? As someone who thought that Persona 2:Eternal … Continue reading

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