Looking Back – Childhood, Gaming, and Man Crates

Summers can be scorching in Tennessee. It’s not necessarily the heat that burns, but the humidity that suffocates. At times it’s like inhaling water, and there’s no relief outside hiding from it. But when you’re a kid faced with what feels like an eternity of no school… you suffer through it all in the name…

Legend of Korra, Korrasami, and why it’s Awesome

Note: Contains spoilers for the series finale of Legend of Korra.  Legend of Korra is officially over and all of us have been continuously tearbending since watching the finale. It was a mistreated show that deserved a lot more support from Nickelodeon, but it managed to demonstrate the passion and creativity the creators had for it,…

Working in Call of Duty eSports – Why it Hurts

I love eSports, particularly Call of Duty eSports. Call of Duty 4 ignited my love for the series, and despite the mixed opinions of each game released, it continues to be a wonderful source of entertainment. I never once imagined writing inside of the eSports industry. Writing was a self-motivated endeavor for me, and I’ve…

Character Growth – Dragon Age: Leliana and Morrigan

Note: This article contains some pretty huge spoilers for Dragon Age: Inquisition and Dragon Age: Origins. My love for the Dragon Age series is undoubtedly fueled by the characters. Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age 2 both introduced and fleshed out amazing, complex characters that transcended the usual supporting role in RPGs. Because of this, it’s…

Q/A: Finding Work in the Industry, Reviewing Products

I’ve been a writer inside of the video game community for about four years now. I started my own site that originally contained poetry before I realized I could combine my two main loves: writing and video games. My experience isn’t as extensive as some who may have already developed careers, but I’ve also taken…