5 Consecutive Hairpins: Japanese Battle Racing and Initial D

The ani­me se­ries Initial D is an im­por­tant cul­tur­al touch­stone in Japan. It por­trays a very real cul­tur­al phe­nom­e­non that has been im­i­tat­ed and copied count­less times out­side of Japan, but its re­al­i­ties and the fac­tors that brought it about […]

Planetes Review

I’ve been more a fan of ani­me in the past than I have been more re­cent­ly, but nor­mal­ly the best of what I watch of ani­me ends up be­ing some of my fa­vorites of me­dia in gen­er­al. My tastes in […]

An Introduction to Gunpla

I don’t usu­al­ly write, so this may be a bit awk­ward at first, but I want­ed to in­tro­duce you to a pas­sion of mine, and that is Gunpla. For those out there that don’t know, Gunpla is Gundam Plastic Model […]

Something Stinks In Visual Novels, and It’s Not The Sex Scenes

Visual nov­els are get­ting a big push late­ly on Steam. It seemed the flood gates opened at some point, and we are now awash with the medi­um on the plat­form. I gen­er­al­ly view this as a good thing de­spite vi­su­al […]

Magic: The Gathering — Kaladesh Preview

Now that the en­tire­ty of Kaladesh is spoiled and pre-release events are com­ing up fast, it’s fi­nal­ly time to take a look at what the new fall set of Magic: The Gathering has to of­fer. It’s been a break-neck spoil­er […]

Magic: The Gathering – The Casual Conspiracy

Despite play­ing and col­lect­ing Magic: The Gathering for a good num­ber of years, I’m still a filthy ca­su­al at heart. I en­joy the de­tails of a well-tuned Modern deck, but the cards that re­al­ly ex­cite me are those I can see […]

Pack-in Game of the Month: Roguelight

This mon­th’s pack-in game is an ab­solute­ly charm­ing lit­tle plat­former by Daniel Linssen (AKA Managore). Roguelight is a free (or pay your own price) game plat­former whose gim­mick is that you use your lim­it­ed num­ber of fire ar­rows to light […]

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