Author: Aaron Surnaym

Mental Health in Video Games: Persona 5

This article contains significant plot spoilers for Persona 5 Persona 5 is a game that I have quite a bit to say about. In the pipeline I am planning on publishing articles giving my impressions on the game as well as a deep dives into how they explore concepts of identity. I have not yet completed

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Games We Grew Up With: Tekken 3

‘HIAH!’ – Paul, Tekken 3 I remember the first time I played the original Sony Playstation. It was a Christmas, and my parents had bought the Playstation for my uncle. The Playstation came with a demo disc, which had demos for several games, including a strange physics game where you play as a rubber ball,

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Giff Wars Session 3 Part 3: Infiltration

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The continuation of the journal of Nei, a Paladin in the service of House Organo. The Party   As daylight streams into the box, Alicath cast blindness and the worker cried out in pain. Horrified I leapt from the box and restrained the worker, muffling his cries with my hand. A pissed-off Geoff leapt out

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Giff Wars Session 3 Part 2: The City of Alder

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The continuation of the journal of Nei, a Paladin in the service of House Organo. The Party   I called over Eddie, Alicath, and Geoff. We looked at the object discussing what it could possibly be. It was getting dark however and so we agreed to rest until morning. As we turned to go below

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Book Review: Barefoot Gen Volume 1

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‘Gen is my alter ego and his family are just like my own.’   Japan is the only country in the history of the world that has had an atomic bomb used against it in war. It went through that trauma twice. When I finished reading Barefoot Gen I did not have any words to

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Giff Wars Session 3: A Moment’s Respite

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The continuation of the journal of Nei, a Paladin in the service of House Organo. The Party   Master Ubi disregarded the strange sight of the creature’s shadow, explaining that the beast was called a peryton and that they’re delicious! Eddie looked sceptical. Nevertheless, master Ubi disappeared into a back room with the beast’s decapitated

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Giff Wars Session 2 Part 2: To the Skies!

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The continuation of the journal of Nei, a Paladin in the service of House Organo. The Party   According to Alicath, he and Eddie played a delightful tune. In fact, it was quite literally the best thing the pub-goers had ever heard and the band they forced out was not remotely pleased. The band told

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