A Few Thoughts on MMOs

Recently, I finished reading the book Designing Virtual Worlds by Richard Bartle. Made by the creator of MUD (widely considered to be the first MMO), it goes over best practices for creating a persistent, multiplayer experience. One thing I noticed about DVW right out the gate, however, is that it’s pretty old — so old,Continue reading “A Few Thoughts on MMOs”

Why Social Gaming is So Popular

I think a lot of the older generation has a hard time following up with the younger generation’s obsession with videogames. Videogames themselves make sense enough; they engage you into the entertainment by providing a level of interaction. It’s the derivatives, such as streaming or “let’s play”s, that can be difficult to wrap the brainContinue reading “Why Social Gaming is So Popular”

Favorites of 2019

Well, it’s that time of year again; time where I utilize my hyperactive chronicling and rating tendencies to list out all the things I liked the most this year. This year I have a list for Video Games, Movies, Music, and Books… however, I’m only touching stuff that I’ve completed myself, regardless of what yearContinue reading “Favorites of 2019”

Hitman (2016) Review

I’ve decided it’s been long enough since we’ve had another chill, blog-exclusive article; and what better way to do it than with another game review? This time, I wanted to try my hand at Hitman 2016. It’s been awhile since I’ve last played it, but I wanted to put some notes down for it anywayContinue reading “Hitman (2016) Review”

State of the Union 2019

Well, since it’s about the holiday season and I don’t know anyone who’s going to be out reading blogposts, I’ve decided to make one that is more for myself than anything else. A long time ago, I used to write these “State of the Union” posts at the beginning of each year that would goContinue reading “State of the Union 2019”