My sister is currently 26, has her Juris Doctorate, and practices law in Georgia. She intends to take the New York bar exam in hopes of passing the universal bar in 2018. Hearing this, you wouldn’t think that she cared about games, or even had time to play games, right? But she, and her childhood […]Read more "A Physician got Me Gaming"
“Then it came out on the Nintendo Switch on October 5th, and let me tell you: I’ve never been so excited for a port of a game. Portable Stardew Valley? Sign me up! Pressing ‘New Game’ on the Nintendo Switch was far more satisfying than I could have expected…”Read more "Stardew Valley"
…I introduce Wolfenstein as part of the shooter genre, and I follow it with “and you also get to do my favorite pass-time: shooting Nazis.” This always gets a chuckle out of people…Read more "I do Nazi the Problem Here"
In my previous post, “Hit Pause” (which I should have titled “Press Start to Pause,” but we MUST move on from our mistakes), I talked about the importance of community in and out of video games, and how it would affect my family’s experience during Hurricane Irma. Boy, did it. First of all: I got […]Read more "Press Start to Resume: the Aftermath of Hurricane Irma"
I’m not sure how many of you know, but I live in the direct path of hurricane Irma. We’ve spent the last few days boarding up the house, hoarding candles, and filling various jugs and bottles with water. We’re ready for her to hit. I’m actually writing this while sitting on my couch, watching the […]Read more "Hit Pause: the Importance of Community"
but nothing can quite compare to sitting down, turning on some tunes, and zoning out to the sweet rhythm of headshots…Read more "Shot Through the Heart: why I Love a Genre that I can not Master"
I’d like to take a moment to take a step back from directly analyzing games, tropes, and development issues and talk once more about my personal life. This time around it’s more current: e-books. Specifically McGraw-Hill Connect. I recently changed my major from Software Engineering to Computer Information Systems, which is in my university’s business […]Read more "Let’s Talk Text"