Nostalgia: Harvest Moon 64

Video game-related nostalgia is something that crops up every now and then, particularly in winter when I find myself spending more time inside seeking comfy experiences and entertainment. For a few reasons, winter tends to be a reflective season for me. In that vein, I decided to work on a little video project where I discussed nostalgia and one of my favorite games–Harvest Moon 64. Continue reading Nostalgia: Harvest Moon 64

30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 13

Day 13 – Favorite Video Game Villain Far Cry 3‘s Vaas is, for me, the most memorable villain in the franchise. He’s a pirate lord. He’s volatile. And he’s intriguing. He’s more emotive than Far Cry 2‘s Jackal and more haunting than Far Cry 4‘s Pagan Min. On the surface, he appears to be psychotic—known for his definition of insanity. However, by the end of the game, players … Continue reading 30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 13

30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 12

Day 12 – A Game You Hope Gets the Virtual Reality Treatment Firewatch by Campo Santo is easily one of my favorite indie games, and I think it would make for an awesome VR experience. Firewatch is already such an immersive game with its carefully crafted characters, excellent dialogue/voice acting, and mysterious setting—I can imagine being drawn into the narrative and world even more through VR. … Continue reading 30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 12

30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 11

Day 11 – A Game That Got You Through A Tough Time I’ve talked about this a bit before, but The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion got me through some tough times. When I bought the game, I wasn’t feeling like I particularly belonged anywhere. I was an undergraduate student then and was struggling with some of my classes. My grandmother also passed away that fall—her … Continue reading 30 Day Video Game Challenge: Day 11