Tag: Nerd Stuff

The Wardens of Corinthia

“After The Sundering the power of the gods was broken. Those that lived under their yoke were free to strike out their own path through history. People of all races and nations now had the opportunity to reach out beyond the mold that had been cast for them by their gods, to reshape the world

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Gameplay: Death Stranding Part 2

The second part of my Death Stranding playthrough can now be watched on youtube, and can be checked out below!  

Giff Wars Session 4 Part 2: Finale

Giff Wars Party Sketch

The continuation of the journal of Nei, a Paladin in the service of House Organo, written with assistance of those that survived. The Party   The giff knight’s armour was blown to pieces, his skin utterly desiccated, eyes sunken, face rotted. The console was obliterated. “I was pressing that”, Jurah said, disgruntled. The giff ship

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Giff Wars Session 4 Part 1: The Throne Room

Giff Wars Party Sketch

The continuation of the journal of Nei, a Paladin in the service of House Organo, written with assistance of those that survived. The Party   At about this time the Giff-controlled city became a hive of activity and new ships appeared to be launching from the port. The door swung open revealing a large Giff

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Gameplay: Death Stranding

The first part of my Death Stranding playthrough can now be watched on youtube! This was a bit of a nightmare due to having issues with youtube muting about 18 minutes of footage for copywrite reasons and I could not recover the audio. I had to rebuild this audio from scratch which I believe I

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Book Review: ‘The Last Wish’ by Andrzej Sapkowski

‘Evil is evil…Lesser, greater, middling, it’s all the same.’ My first exposure to the world that Andrezej Sapkowski created took the form of the critically acclaimed Witcher games by CD Projekt Red following the adventures of an amnesiac monster hunter named Geralt of Rivia. The loss of Geralt’s memory ensures the player does not have

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Impressions: Death Stranding

Hideo Kojima is a renowned video game auteur, who has always brought a distinctive and unique approach to video game design, blending innovative gameplay with serious subject matters alongside wacky easter eggs and comic-bookesque villains. The stories in his flagship Metal Gear Solid franchise were always convoluted, confusing, but also deeply touching stories of humans

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One to Watch: The Witcher

‘Toss a coin to your Witcher…’ So you watched Game of Thrones and were hooked. The deep character arcs, the bleak setting, the political intrigue and of course, the sex and violence. It was all looking so good…until Season 8 when it all turned to ashes. You never thought fantasy could work for you, and

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Mental Health in Video Games: Metal Gear Solid V

This article contains massive spoilers for the Metal Gear Solid franchise. Metal Gear Solid V is a mixed bag of a game. It has excellent, polished gameplay, offset by cut content and erratic storytelling. But that does not prevent the finale to this iconic video game saga from moments of heart-wrenching storytelling brilliance. The theme

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Impressions: The Spyro Reignited Trilogy

My first Spiro game was Spiro: Year of the Dragon and I remember loving it. It was simple, it was fun, it had some platforming based puzzles, which were perfect for a young gamer such as myself at the time. It was a light experience. Because of this, my nostalgia hype-o-meter hit dangerously high levels

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