My first encounter with Harvest Moon came several moons ago.
It was a second-hand discovery; my sister is a smart cookie, and had asked for a DS for Christmas a few years earlier.
I was not as smart, so I got to sit on the sidelines and watch her and her best friend play Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness. Continue reading “A Tale of Two Platforms: How I Met Harvest Moon”
Everyone has a childhood favourite—whether that’s a book, movie, game, what-have-you—that helped define who they are and how their imagination works.
For me, that was Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. I remember when it came out; I begged my mom shamelessly to buy it for me, even though it left my poor six-year-old reading level choking on a trail of white, puffy train smoke. Continue reading “What Happened When I Re-read Harry Potter”
Hey guys, remember that time I was super excited about my demon hunter in Diablo 3?
She’s high-damage, high-resistance, completely one-of-a-kind…and also the only character class I’ve ever really played.
So maybe I’m a little biased. And maybe it was time to try something new. Continue reading “Raising Hell with the Necromancer”
You may have figured this out, but my boyfriend Shane likes to introduce me to geeky things.
One of the recent chapters in that particular adventure is that I’ve taken up learning to play D&D. It’s a little hypocritical because I was definitely the kid who hardcore judged the nerds back in high school, but somebody had to do it.
I’m ashamed it was me, but I’ve repented, seen the light, and made the switch. Continue reading “Dungeons and Dragons…and Spellcasters?”