My Fantastical Vacation: Where I’d Go If They Were Real

My Fantastical Vacation: Where I’d Go If They Were Real

Every now and again, I get bitten by the travel bug.

And lately, my computer at work has taken to rotating through a series of beautifully tropical vacation photos on its lock screen, which really isn’t helping.

So I’ve spent a lot of this week thinking about getaways, and honestly, there are so many places I’d love to visit—both in real life, and in fantasy.

Here’s where I would travel if they were real places! Continue reading “My Fantastical Vacation: Where I’d Go If They Were Real”

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The Road to 70: My Life as a Final Fantasy Crafter

The Road to 70: My Life as a Final Fantasy Crafter

Crafters are one of those things in Final Fantasy XIV that either you love or you hate.

For many, they’re definitely a thing to hate: they take up too much room in your inventory with crafting materials, they take too long to do anything, and they’re super repetitive.

For me, though, they were a thing to love. Continue reading “The Road to 70: My Life as a Final Fantasy Crafter”

3 Video Games My Parakeet Loves

3 Video Games My Parakeet Loves

When I started my blog nearly a year ago, I started it with a very untalented logo that showed a little bird chirping about video games. Although I had to change things up a while ago (licence issues are the worst when you can’t draw), that little bird was inspired by my pet parakeet, Kiwi.

She plays a bigger role in my gaming life than you might think.

And it’s not just that she’s the basis for every gamertag I’ve ever had. Continue reading “3 Video Games My Parakeet Loves”

When Avengers Became Game of Thrones

When Avengers Became Game of Thrones

You may have noticed this, but I love Marvel movies.

In fact, usually, I’m such a nut for them that I go to see them at least within a week of opening night.

Avengers: Infinity War was the exception to the rule, for a few reasons.

It was a little bit because it wasn’t quite in the budget when the movie came out, but it was mostly because emotionally, I didn’t think I was quite ready to see it. Continue reading “When Avengers Became Game of Thrones”

A Gamer’s Guide to Living in the Basement

A Gamer’s Guide to Living in the Basement

Last Tuesday, I had an unexpected adventure.

I went to make some dinner. We hadn’t used any potatoes in a while, and I had found a new recipe for garlicky potato wedges.

I was pretty excited about it, and Shane was too. Especially since I’ve been testing out new recipes on him, the poor man.

Anyway. Continue reading “A Gamer’s Guide to Living in the Basement”