Bizarrely Out of Character · Games Criticism · Games Journalism

Teachable Moment

Right. By now I'm sure many of you have heard about Michael Thomsen's WaPo review of Super Mario Maker. Suffice it to say that I found it really freaking obnoxious. Others did, too. I didn't see many people defending it, and I can imagine some reasonable ones; Tom Auxier at least had a couple reasonable explanations for… Continue reading Teachable Moment

Bizarrely Out of Character · Games Criticism · Rants


So I've been doing everything in my power to... well, power through the end of Dragon Age: Inquisition, since I've already sunk 70 hours into it. With the sudden reversal of the games press's game-of-the-year sentiments, it seems like now is the time before my motivation evaporates. Probably the most widely-discussed critique of DA:I to make the… Continue reading Lewd-ology