Tag Archives: gaming

In Defense of LitRPG

After telling a friend about the LitRPG genre, he asked me, “Why would anyone read a book about someone playing a game when they could just play a game themselves?” This friend was a pretty passionate gamer, for a while it … Continue reading

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Voted Best Tales Game

When writing my favorite anime and books lists, I’m not afraid to admit to using a bit of confirmation bias, after all they’re my favorites. But when doing a ‘best of’ list, I need to crank out something a little more … Continue reading

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The best Tales games

Frequently in the Top 6 Tales of Xillia/2 (3 Times) Tales of Phantasia (4 Times) Tales of Graces F (5 Times) Most Commonly in the Top 3 Tales of Symphonia (5 Times) Tales of the Abyss (7 Times) Highest Number of … Continue reading

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On ‘Watching’ Games

I wouldn’t call myself a Gamer, not because I don’t like games but because I’m too poor to afford the technology I need to play most of them. However, I do have (just) enough technology to watch youtube and it … Continue reading

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Ooh, aah, Osaka! (Sights & Anime Souvenirs)

Log 1 My journey has only begun and I’ve already seen more of this country than on my first trip. Here’s how it’s gone so far with some photos to guide your imagination. (Massive pictures, click to enlarge smaller photos) … Continue reading

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