A Tale of Two Platforms: How I Met Harvest Moon

A Tale of Two Platforms: How I Met Harvest Moon

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”

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What Happened When I Re-read Harry Potter

What Happened When I Re-read Harry Potter

Everyone has a childhood favourite鈥攚hether that’s a book, movie, game, what-have-you鈥攖hat 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”

Dungeons and Dragons…and Spellcasters?

Dungeons and Dragons…and Spellcasters?

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聽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?”