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What Remains of Edith Finch Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0kKF5f8nS0 Kersti Rating: 9/10 (would have been 10/10 if it were longer) Cost vs. Value:  At $19.99, if you like narrative in games, it is 100% worth it. TLDR: What Remains of Edith Finch is a masterful piece of storytelling in context of any piece of media, let alone video games. Even if you are not… Continue reading What Remains of Edith Finch Review

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My Slime Rancher Ranch

Slime Rancher is a game where you play as Beatrix, a rancher out on the Far Far Range out in space somewhere. You explore a world filled with creatures called Slimes which create valuable Plorts that you can harvest and sell for money. Explore the world to find rarer more valuable, and more dangerous slimes,… Continue reading My Slime Rancher Ranch

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Animal Crossing Pocket Camp Game Design Analysis

I have been playing Animal Crossing Pocket Camp for a while now, and I am loving it to death. There are a lot of genuinely great game design aspects that make this game a true gem among mobile free-to-play games. What is the Appeal of Animal Crossing? For those who don't already know about Animal… Continue reading Animal Crossing Pocket Camp Game Design Analysis

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Ready Player One, a Call to Arms

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6vEqhOh8E0 I am absolutely floored by the new trailer for Ready Player One. I was already excited for this movie before seeing this trailer. Now I am not only excited for the entertainment value, but the cultural significance of this movie. This movie is going to be extremely fucking relevant to the people of my… Continue reading Ready Player One, a Call to Arms

Game Design

Small World Sorcerers

I have had the board game Small World for a few years now. I've played against and as sorcerers several times. Sometimes they are great, sometimes not. Regardless they are one of the most fun and interesting races to play. First I want to analyze the properties of the sorcerer's power. In summation, the sorcerer's… Continue reading Small World Sorcerers

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Thousand Threads Trailers Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=64&v=nJ4QrPnD0JU I know I am a bit late on this but if you haven't heard of it already, Thousand Threads is a game to keep an eye on. Thousand Threads is a game being developed by Seamount Games. The most recent gameplay trailer was released May 2017, so hopefully development is still going strong, and… Continue reading Thousand Threads Trailers Review