FFXIV: Version 6.3 Update

  Another milestone patch for Final Fantasy XIV is here! Last time the big new feature that everyone was waiting for was the release of the Island Sanctuary. This patch doesn’t have anything quite that ambitious in it, but there’s still some pretty hefty new content included in this latest update. Here is the breakdown: As always, the following new...

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Review: Metroid Prime

This is one review that many of my followers have been waiting years to read. I know this because I receive countless messages and emails asking me; “When are you going to talk about Metroid Prime?”. For all of you, I’m pleased to announce that the day has finally come. But I have to admit, it was with much reluctance...

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Dungeons & Dragons: Dragonlance – Shadow of the Dragon Queen

They said it wouldn’t happen, but they were wrong. It’s finally here, Dragonlance has been brought to fifth edition D&D. That’s right, today I’m going to talk about Dragonlance: Shadow of the Dragon Queen. But before I dive right in, I want to be clear about what this review is and what it isn’t. You see, there were two very...

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My Tech Picks (Fall 2022)

It’s time for my annual rundown of personal tech picks! Every year or so, I like to share my current personal preferences when it comes to technology. This all started several years ago after receiving emails from readers asking me what consoles I use when playing retro games. I also get a lot of questions about the various components in...

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Review: Secret of Evermore

What happens if you take a group of rookie game developers from America and task them with making the next big Japanese-style action RPG? The answer is simple; Secret of Evermore. The story behind this game is legendary. Reeling off of the success of Secret of Mana, Squaresoft wanted to release a similar game in the US as quickly as...

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A word on emulation

Ever since I started this blog I’ve always made it a point to campaign against piracy. It should go without saying that I, like so many of my readers, love video games. And aside from a few indie titles, the majority of games are created by big development companies. These companies spend a huge amount of money on research and...

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Dragonlance Chronicles: Dragons of Autumn Twilight – Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman

One of my favorite things to do this time of year is to get out a soft blanket, pour a fresh mug of coffee, and curl up with a good book. When I was younger, a good portion of my autumn afternoons and evenings were spent this way. Sadly, as an adult, I don’t get as much time with my...

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