Character analysis: Moira

So, Overwatch’s Moira has been out for quite a while now, and I think it’s safe to say she’s a strong addition to the cast of merry misfits. Possessing abilities that make her a great healer and oddly efficient at dealing damage, Moira helps to fill out the ‘support’ class with nice medium difficulty hero … Continue reading Character analysis: Moira

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Week delay

Jeez, this is starting to get uncomfortably common. I really can't apologize enough: I've started working night shifts the holidays are coming up, and time and energy is fleeting, and thus blog posts are getting kind of muddied in a mire of other crap. We're tying to figure something out, so hopefully we'll be back … Continue reading Week delay

The Final Fantasy card game show down! Triple Triad vs Tetra Master!

The Final Fantasy series is not a stranger to odd and sometimes bizarre mini-games. In nearly every game in the entire series, there is usually some kind of small distraction that the player can find to help break up the main gameplay in their journey. The biggest example of this is probably FFVII, which had … Continue reading The Final Fantasy card game show down! Triple Triad vs Tetra Master!

The good of evil: gaming’s unique use of villain protagonists

The story of good overcoming evil is a tale that’s, for lack of a better word, fundamental. While the concept of ‘good’ and ‘evil’ is a little abstract (and often something that is formed by the personal view of the beholder), the idea that good should ultimately defeat evil is a tried and true part … Continue reading The good of evil: gaming’s unique use of villain protagonists

The Final Fantasy Formula: Gilgamesh – Multi-armed and hilarious.

A running theme through the series (and these articles) is that simply reusing a character’s name doesn’t really mean that character in question has to be similar to those that came before them. While a name may indeed have power, the series has proven that there’s a ton of different ways to use a template … Continue reading The Final Fantasy Formula: Gilgamesh – Multi-armed and hilarious.