Tag: fantasy

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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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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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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Giff Wars: Introduction

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A long time ago, In a multiverse far far away… The War of Ascension is over. The Giff Empire now consolidates its’ power over the world through its use of advanced weaponry and superior warfare techniques, that it brought with it from the stars. But not all of the world is satisfied with subservience to

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Dark Souls: Video Game Literary Classics 101

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‘If only I could be so grossly incandescent…’ You sit in a cell in the Undead Asylum. You cannot die, but you can be left to rot. And so you wait. You cannot remember who you are or how long you have waited, losing your humanity… …until someone drops your key to freedom through a

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Book Review: The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan

‘The Wheel of Time turns, and ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again.’ I am a big fan of epic fantasy. I love the Lord of the Rings, despite how over-written it can feel,

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