First of all, this has been a long time coming. It might be the first time you’re hearing about us, but I’ve been working on this project for the last year. It’s a labor of love fed by my love for people. I’m one of those introverted dreamers that goes through life people watching and […]
Playing to Win: What Does Winning Mean?
Hello, welcome to the first installment of Playing to Win, a new article series focused on cEDH and high-powered EDH. My name is Westin, I’m a non-binary agender (they/them) gamer from New York, I love poetry, gaming and music, and I’m currently working on getting my Bachelors in English Creative Writing. I’ve been gaming for […]
Getting Gaming: In the Beginning
Why is the first Goomba of Super Mario Bros.(SMB) a better enemy than Alduin of The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim (TES:S)? Because from the beginning, Goomba does more for the game than Alduin because he acts as the ultimate tutorial. The Original Goomba (OG) does three things correctly for the Mario series. OG’s first mark of […]
Telling Stories: The Mechanic
Telling Stories has been an integral part of humanity since the very beginning. They were told around campfires and then in books and eventually with movies. Nowadays an equally important mode for story telling is with video games. There are lots of facets to video game storytelling and honestly it would be nearly impossible to […]