April 25, 2019

[Be sure to check out part one, twothree, and four in this series!]

Here we are, friends! The final leg of the race. Although, if this really was a race I’d be coming in dead last considering that I’ve been slow as molasses in finishing this series. Ah well. It's the effort that counts. 

Reaction GIFs. The holy grail of GIF-ing. 

Even the super stereotyped Baby Boomer with their dur hur technophobia has at least some level of fondness for this form. After all, it’s how GIFs initially made sense...

March 1, 2018

I wish that I could travel back in time and tell my ten-year-old self—the one currently frustrated that Mom was playing World of Warcraft and Dad was playing Civilization and laptops didn't exist yet, so you'll just have to wait your turn at the desktop computers, sorry—that someday soon everyone would have video games tucked into their back pockets. I'm not talking about Gameboys and the 3DS though, consoles that mark you as A Gamer and can be uncomfortable to use in public past the age of sixt...

September 30, 2017

[Warning: this article discusses assisted suicide and ableist language] 

I've had the chance to talk a little bit about why I love Life is Strange. Now it's time to talk about one of the game's biggest problems. Namely, this: 

Focusing on the ramifications of time travel, LiS, like many of its genre, provides an alternate timeline wherein your actions have terrible and unforeseen consequences. In Max's case her choice to save Chloe's father from a car accident results in Chloe getting in an accide...

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