What can I say? I come from a family that really likes wood. Fun fact: my father is a woodworker. A surprisingly well-known woodworker. He is a business owner (an LLC!), has a YouTube channel, and even a show on Amazon. Seeing as I started my college career wanting to create and design, there’s no […]Read more "The Power of Wood"
I’m sure by now we’ve all realized that I only vaguely know what I’m talking about. What’s even more apparent is that I have no idea what I’m doing when I play video games or write about video games. I think everything is ‘good’ in its own way, and that’s good enough for me.Read more "Masochism"
“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"