Monthly Archives: February 2017

Double Trouble

My most recent post at Beneath the Tangles also wound up getting published today, in case for some reason you want even more words from me in under 24 hours. I’ve lately been playing The Last Guardian, Fumito Ueda’s long … Continue reading

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Zelda Gaiden (Part 2)

(Continued from Part 1) It has become increasingly popular in discussions of pop culture to throw around phrases like “mythic” and “mythos” in a rather loose fashion (I myself did so in the previous post). But for the sake of … Continue reading

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Zelda Gaiden (Part 1)

The first six entries in the Legend of Zelda series followed a peculiar pattern: for every odd numbered genre-defining entry there was a more eccentric, experimental even numbered one. The original Legend of Zelda was followed up by The Adventure … Continue reading

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Listomania

Because I like posting and tinkering with these top ten lists with farcical regularity, I decided to give them their own separate page. It’s pretty spartan right now. And for those of you who intuited the pun:

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Murder by the bayou

I’ve picked a good time to bring myself up to date with modern gaming; older franchises that I thought were past their expiry date are getting a second wind. And so it is with Resident Evil, a once genre-defining series … Continue reading

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Minor update

I haven’t written much here lately due to a lot of reality getting in the way. However, last week my most recent post for Beneath the Tangles went up. It’s yet another Final Fantasy XV themed post, if you haven’t … Continue reading

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Dead Ringers

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about something other than a Final Fantasy game, so let’s take an abrupt non sequitur turn to David Cronenberg’s 1988 film, Dead Ringers. I’ve lately been dipping back into Cronenberg’s backlog after having … Continue reading

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