• Five Night’s at Freddy’s: Sister Location is Bizarre

    Five Night’s at Freddy’s: Sister Location is Bizarre

    I’m not going to talk about FNAF World and nothing you can do will make me. Sister Location is where Five Nights at Freddy’s got oddly experimental. No, not ‘the game is a cute RPG’ experimental. Rather, it took the established lore, gameplay format, and even setting and put a twist on it, focusing more […]

  • On Crippling Characters

    Generally, most stories fall into a pretty simple loop. They usually go something like this: Character goes through great struggle of some kind Character learns a valuable lesson and gains a new skill Character uses new skill to overcome trial Rinse repeat until story ends A strong example of this is in shounen anime. Usually, […]

  • The Wheel of Time (Book Series Review): Was It Worth It?

    The Wheel of Time (Book Series Review): Was It Worth It?

    God, it feels like a thousand years since I started this series. It’s hard to believe that we’re nearly done with it all. The Wheel of Time is one of the most complicated reading experiences I have ever had. Few stories have ever frustrated me more than this one. There were so many points where […]

  • Merfolk: Angry Mermaids

    Lore: Scavengers of the Sea Residing deep beneath the waves, merfolk rarely interact with land-dwelling creatures, thus becoming the focus of many a sailor’s romanticized tales. They lack the means to create a proper society beneath the water, such as making weapons or writing histories, and thus live in hunter-gatherer tribes. On occasion, multiple tribes […]

  • John Wick: A Modern Action Masterpiece

    John Wick: A Modern Action Masterpiece

    Action thriller movies are hardly a rare breed of films. However, it is rare for them to be executed well, as it is easy for a single mistake to bring it all down. Poor editing or shaky cam can sink the ship before it even leaves the port. Then there are movies like John Wick. […]