As we discussed previously, much like a warehouse after closing hours might have the aspect “dark” and much like a mall might have the aspect “crowded”, each individual character has aspects too. Now, in our group, all of our characters… Continue Reading
So… what are you listening to? A few years back, some friends turned me on to Catherine Wheel and I said something to the effect of “How in the heck did I get through the 90’s without knowing about these… Continue Reading
Oh, one of the things I forgot to mention about the Harry Dresden game the other day was that most nouns in the game have “aspects” that can be appealed to in the interest of the story… and these appealed… Continue Reading
One of my friends told me about how he went to a signing of Jim Butcher’s during the run of the Dresden Files show (note lack of recommendation) running on Sy Fy (it may have been Sci Fi at the… Continue Reading
My Saturday group recently finished playing a game based on Jim Butcher’s Dresden series (to be recommended in a future post!). The most memorable part of the game, for me, was the first night. To explain why, well, let’s imagine… Continue Reading
So… what are you reading/watching? I’m doing some minor research/seed planting into a Batman post so I’m re-reading both Batman: RIP and Batman: Whatever Happened To The Caped Crusader?
So… what are you playing? I’m playing Dragon Age II again. I realize that I really wanted to see some of the other possible endings… I’m also playing Zen Pinball and Torchlight to help me not feel like an… Continue Reading
Oh, my goodness. I wanted to write an essay here but, instead, I am beat down from a crazy week. So *MY* plans for the weekend include: laundry, getting a burned-out taillight fixed, going to Costco/PetsMart/Safeway, and, maybe, seeing Sucker… Continue Reading
Duke Nukem Forever has been delayed.
I was recently asked about the Brian Moriarty lecture on Roger Ebert’s famous declaration on video games’s’s status as art. (It’s a neat little essay, check it out.) It seems obvious to me that video games *ARE* art and the argument… Continue Reading