Monthly Archives: December 2016

World of balance

Final Fantasy VI is a beloved game. While its immediate successor was far more popular, and while there have been other entries that have proven more influential, FFVI is always looked back upon as a high watermark in the franchise. … Continue reading

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Top ten books I read in 2016

As usual, this list rears its head in December. And as also is usual, none of the books listed here were actually published in 2016. However, this one is somewhat unusual in that it has a dearth of sci-fi and … Continue reading

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Jolly old Saint Nick

Today is the feast of St. Nicholas. It’s also the fifth anniversary of Res Studiorum et Ludorum’s inaugural post. As a result of this coincidence I’ve sometimes thought of St. Nicholas as the unofficial patron saint of this blog. Every … Continue reading

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Final Fantasy VI and Advent — Beneath the Tangles

My newest post at Beneath the Tangles is up! Click to find out why I think FFVI fits in with this liturgical season. I almost despair at having something new to say about Final Fantasy VI. Although it isn’t the … Continue reading

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