This week I attended the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience. At least I think that's the official name for it. Stadium acoustics aside (it was in the arena where they often host hockey matches), it's an amazing touring event led by Game of Thrones composer Ramin Djawadi, who serves as the evening's conductor, musician,… Continue reading Experiencing the Music of “Game of Thrones” Live!
Embracing the Surreal in “Virginia”
I recently played the Variable State game Virginia, which embraces the genre of "walking simulator" almost to a fault. Navigating a handful of environments in first-person, there is almost no exploration to enjoy; you usually have a single action you can take, which is often as mundane as opening a door. Virginia is also a narrative… Continue reading Embracing the Surreal in “Virginia”
Top 5 Reasons to Play “Tales from the Borderlands”
I've been a fan of Telltale's episodic, story-driven games for years. The first I played was The Walking Dead, which broke my heart with its amazing storytelling. I liked The Wolf Among Us even better for its noir-like atmosphere and detective work. Game of Thrones was fun because I'm such a fan of the HBO show... but it's… Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Play “Tales from the Borderlands”