My wife and I were lucky enough to spend this Fourth of July with family and friends, and had a wonderful time! We had great, enormous meals, saw live music, had deep conversations, and played some video games! And, naturally, it's the video games thoughts I most want to share here, because while the rest … Continue reading I played a lot of games this Fourth of July, and that was time well spent
Last year my wife went on a trip through her school, and this weekend she went back up to Bend, OR, to get together with the group of girls she went with for an anniversary celebration of that trip and to participate in Bend's Pride celebration. I stayed home, which meant I had the house … Continue reading My wife was out of town this weekend, which meant I overindulged in chili, video games, and cleaning.
It's E3! There have been so many cool announcements, and I do not have the mental or temporal capacity to talk about them all, but here are some of my thoughts! Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order Everything I hear about this game sounds great, but the gameplay demo did nothing for me. I'm really hoping … Continue reading My E3 2019 Thoughts!
My wife and I went with her sister's family to see Detective Pikachu this afternoon, and had a ton of fun! The film is charming and fun, but it’s greatest strengths by far are Pikachu and his Pokémon costars. I’ve only played a bit of the Detective Pikachu game, but have played a boatload of … Continue reading Detective Pikachu is weirdly dark, but tons of fun!
I've played through Final Fantasy VII exactly once. It was about 15 years ago, and I absolutely loved it. A few years after that, I started itching to play it again, but never got around to it. Then there started to be rumors of a remake, so I decided to wait. Then I started listening … Continue reading Returning to Midgar: FF7 and the Materia Lockdown Challenge