Games

Mass Effect/AEC: Chapter 16 (c.3): Apocrypha


Security Office 3, Gozu District, Level 33 Omega Station, Sahrebarik System, Omega Nebula, December 22, 2197 The Talon Security office was cramped with computer screens, a tiny desk, three security agents, plus Galeena and myself. Galeena and I sat opposite the desk as we waited for updates on the Matriarchs summit down the hall. “Five […]

Mass Effect/AEC: Soundtrack #2 – Dark Side of Luna


Mass Effect: After Earth Chronicles (C 3- C 4) The Ones We Lost/The Ones We Love (Enjoy the Silence Ki – Theory Cover) The Nights Are Long and Full of Terrors (Demise of a Nation – Conspiracy Theory Music) Divided We Fall (Past in Flames – Secession Studios) We Left Them Behind/I Am With You […]

Shadowrun: And Now We Are Here….


  I jammed a finger in my ear to block out the sounds of the PCH. The long distance charges on the pay phone ate at my patience. What I heard made it worse. “Listen kid, this is just the way it is,” said the guttural voice on the other end. “But I can help,” […]

ME2: One Night in Nos Astra with….Tali


  Azure, Nos Astra, Illium, A few days after the destruction of the Alpha Relay… As much as he loved the Normandy, his ship, Shepard longed for a quiet moment in the sun, without bullets buzzing overhead or explosions tearing down the scenery. A quiet moment to feel the wind brush against his skin as […]

The Life and Death of Mass Effect: A Failed Trilogy


  Tweet of the Day: Mass Effect: Andromeda- Update from the Studio It is almost official, the Mass Effect gaming franchise is dead. But how did it come to this?

Lessons Learned Podcast: Implementing Diversity in Video Games


        More on diversity with my co-host Chapomon:  

Lessons Learned Podcast: The One About Diversity In Gaming Pt.1


  Tweet of the Day: Character Motivation Thesaurus Entry: Finding Friendship or Companionship    Wondering what I have been up to between tropes posts? Well, I have been doing a podcast on gaming. So without further ado….

Wondering where I have been?


Tweet of the Day: At the Bias: Mansplaning and the Power of Naming   Well I have been streaming! Yes, I have my own gaming stream channel and the game that I’m playing right now is Apotheon, a Greek Mythology based sidescrawler/platformer game.  You can join the stream at 9:00 p.m. Eastern (U.S.) or catch […]

Tropes Monday: Tropes Vs. Women Comes to an End


  Tweet of the Day:  The Mismeasure of Media  Tropes vs. Women, a web series helmed by Anita Sarkeesian has come to an end. Long time readers know that I was and still am a fan of the series due to its concise, critical analysis of tropes in the medium of video games from a […]

Interview with Matt Conn, designer of Read Only Memories


  Tweet of the Day: Why Diverse Games: Starting Close to Home  ——- I often write about representation, race, ethnicity, diversity in media. Now I had a chance to talk with someone knee deep in bringing the LGBT+ community to the larger gaming community: ——-