Where Video Games Fail the Hardest

I'm a few blogs into this debacle now to the point that it should be pretty obvious where some of my interests lie.  Apparently video games and atheism--but I'm still expanding on this.  Atheism, for instance, is less important to me than scientific skepticism--atheism is just a result of the skepticism.  That (perhaps unnecessarily) noted, … Continue reading Where Video Games Fail the Hardest

Chasing Nostalgia

  Nostalgia is a funny thing.  It's referred to as "a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations" or "something done or presented in order to evoke feelings of nostalgia."  When it comes to genre interests or things like video games, TV shows, movies, … Continue reading Chasing Nostalgia

How to Fix the Metroid Franchise

There are a few things to which I am a huge fan--dare I say, a fanboy.  The classic, original Twilight Zone TV series from the 60's.  Vintage EC horror comics--Tales from the Crypt, Vault of Horror, etc.  Maybe Star Trek.  Certainly the game Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem.  The Contra and Resident Evil video game franchises. … Continue reading How to Fix the Metroid Franchise