Valheim Is The Greatest Game Ever (Let Me Tell You Why)

via valheimgame.com Note: This post is not a game review, because I haven’t finished the game (yet). INTRO: WHY DO WE DO WHAT WE DO? If you’ve been following me for a while, you might be able to pick up on a common thread woven throughout this blog. The question that I ponder more often…… Continue reading Valheim Is The Greatest Game Ever (Let Me Tell You Why)

I Carved A Bunny For My Son (And: How Kids Change Your Life)

ABOUT OUR FIRST SON When you announce that you are expecting your first child, people seem to go out of their way to give you advice and friendly warnings. One of the most common ones is, “Your life is gonna change!” Gee. Thanks, buddy. I had no idea. It’s funny, though. Nobody really goes into…… Continue reading I Carved A Bunny For My Son (And: How Kids Change Your Life)

Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons & The Problem With Loss

Completion Date: January 2020Platform: PCCompleted: Main StoryMy Completely Subjective Score: 6.5 out of 10 Spoiler warning! This post contains spoilers for the game Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. Good thing for you, the game is only a few hours long, so you can beat it quickly, and then come back here and read what…… Continue reading Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons & The Problem With Loss

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion & The Problem With Value

Image via vocal.media Completion Date: December 2020Platform: PCCompleted: Main StoryScore: 6.5 out of 10 I remember the first time I really, really cared about the characters in a game. The game was Final Fantasy 7 (yes, I know I talk about it a lot). A major character was killed by the bad guy. Afterward, Cloud…… Continue reading The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion & The Problem With Value

Half-Life 2 and the Problem with Fun

Completion Date: December 2020Platform: PCCompleted: Main Story (57% Achievements Unlocked)Score: 7 out of 10 Credit Steam I remember one year when I was in college – in-between semesters, more accurately. It was summer, and I was enjoying a very long and idle summer break. I mostly stayed at my friend Kris’ house. We ate pizza…… Continue reading Half-Life 2 and the Problem with Fun

Darkest Dungeon and The Flaws Within

Completion Date: December 2020Platform: PCCompleted: Main StoryScore: 8 out of 10 I’ve looked. This one is the darkest. For one year of my life, my one and only goal was to speak as little as possible. I was in high school, and a confused kid. I think most of us have been there, except for…… Continue reading Darkest Dungeon and The Flaws Within