Tag Archives: RPG

Revisiting the Horror Genre for Halloween

I’ve always thought that I didn’t like the horror genre. And it’s true that I don’t like a lot of what I generally expect to see in horror. But since I’ve unexpectedly found myself enjoying a few works in the … Continue reading

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Sagas of Sundry: Dread, and the Chilling, Psychological Story of Five Friends Haunted by their Experiences

Genre: Mystery/supernatural/horror web series/RPG Synopsis: A group of friends meet up a year after experiencing supernatural danger, to head back to the same place it happened the first time. None of them have truly managed to move on from it. … Continue reading

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Why I Can’t Seem to Finish Mass Effect: Andromeda

You guys, I tried. There are good, entertaining parts to this game–I’ve mentioned them before–but the parts in between them are too much of a slog. At some point, the anticipation that drives me through that slog to get to … Continue reading

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Science in Mass Effect: Andromeda

I’m still not done with Mass Effect: Andromeda–I’m about halfway through the game. It might take me some time to get through it, but in the meantime, I wanted to talk about the impression I’ve had of the game so … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Roundup 2

The personal intersecting with the science (AKA Work/life balance): I’ve been sick this past week, which isn’t great timing when I literally cannot miss a day of lab without risking over a month of work. So that’s been fun. For … Continue reading

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Mid-Game Impressions for Mass Effect: Andromeda

Genre: Sci-fi RPG Synopsis: An intergalactic coalition from the Milky Way sets out to colonize a new galaxy. After 600 years travel, with the passengers cryogenic-ally preserved, you–Ryder (a customizable character)–are among the first woken up. You’re part of the team meant … Continue reading

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Neverwinter Nights 2: Fun Adventure with Technical Frustrations

Genre: Fantasy RPG Synopsis: The player character has grown up in a small village, raised by his/her foster father after some terrible event long ago killed his/her mother. But one otherwise peaceful day, the past comes back to haunt the … Continue reading

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Critical Role, and Never Knowing What’ll Happen Next

Genre: Fantasy RPG Synopsis: A party of adventures called Vox Machina must make their way through a changing world, facing ever more powerful enemies and their own personal demons. The story is brought to life by a cast of professional voice … Continue reading

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Web Media Roundup: Signal Boost, Force Grey, and Jessie Graff’s Run on American Ninja Warrior

Signal Boost (video) This is a geeky web series on Geek and Sundry which rotates hosts, each of whom select three things each week that they think is cool to highlight. While a nice source of recommendations, what I really … Continue reading

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Assorted Adventures of Critical Role

I know I’ve been talking about the Critical Role cast a lot lately, but they keep doing things! I’ve got to make an extra post just to keep up with all the cool stuff they’ve put out recently. First, there’s … Continue reading

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