I don't mean to be an antisocial gamer. But when it comes to my video game time, I've usually opted to spend hours alone, engaging in the meandering side quests and carefully-selected dialogue options of role-playing games. I like a good story. But in the past few years, I've taken up several co-op games with… Continue reading My First Time with Battle Royale in “Apex Legends”
I really wanted to like Netflix's choose-your-own-adventure experiment Bandersnatch. Part of the Black Mirror series -- which features standalone episodes exploring all kinds of futuristic ideas and dark themes -- Bandersnatch is about a programmer in the 1980's trying to create a video game based on his favorite choose-your-own-adventure novel. The cool thing is that the entire episode is a… Continue reading Bandersnatch Review: Brave but Boring?
You may have noticed that lately I haven't been blogging much. Back in October, I got married, and then ran off to the U.K. for my honeymoon. We spent some time touring Scotland in a manual transmission car on the left side of the road. (It wasn't scary at all.) The whole trip was magical… Continue reading Happy New Year