Category: Serious

Satoru Iwata (1959 – 2015)

I don’t remember what year it was, but it had to be around 1993. The world had started moving onto the Super Nintendo, but my family remained at the NES. We would eventually buy a SNES — a store model demo from a Shopko in North Platte, Nebraska — but, at the moment, I was still tapping […]

Choosing Paths: On Human Depravity and The Cave

At this point, I have written over 1,400 words about The Cave. Fourteen hundred words before I even started. See, before the text you’re about to read, I wrote a review of The Cave. The review was 1,400 words of analysis about the gameplay, and story, and humor, etc, etc. Now, it wasn’t that those […]

On VGA’s (Is there an apostrophe? I don’t know.)

I didn’t watch the SpikeTV Video Game Awards this year. I don’t have SpikeTV. Sure, I suppose I could have watched it online, but that would have taken away from my surfing time, and that surfing time is valuable. It’s alright. According to the people I follow on Twitter, I didn’t miss much. Maybe I […]

Bucket(ish) List…

Last night, I wrote out a list of things I want to do over the next ten years. I’m turning thirty in a little over four months. I never made a “before-30” list. I feel like I missed out on something. I missed out on the making of a list. It’s not really a bucket […]

Composing a Good Christmas Mix!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… I love the four weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. The weather is cooling down. Most people start putting up their Christmas decorations. You might even find a snowflake or two. I love all that. Even more so, however, I absolutely love, love, love Christmas music. Not all […]