I mentioned in my first GM diary how I was spoiled rotten by the fact that my players are my close friends as well as excellent people and gamers. We get to have an amazing time and everyone thinks about each other’s feelings and we love and support each other. But as anyone who’s played … Continue reading Sex, Drugs, and D&D. The Responsibilities You Take As a GM
In an age where we pay $60 to try to buy hundreds of hours of top tier graphic video game fun, it may seem odd to focus on a 15 minute web browser game. But contrarily, I almost feel that the philosophy behind these creations is more relevant than it ever has been in the … Continue reading We Become What We Behold/Coming Out Simulator: They’re Free and Online. Play Them.
This week on the Cinnamon Post Brunch Club, two friends (Alex and Kiersten) talk about leveling in video games.Celia wasn't able to make it because she's incredibly busy moving down to California for Law school! Go Celia! The discussion may have taken a turn for the odd somewhere down the road and we may have … Continue reading CPBC #18 – Leveling?
On this episode of the Cinnamon Post Fight Club, our adventurers solve the mystery! Or maybe they already knew? Who's to say. Alex is playing as Volker Valentine al-Khazad: an Immolator looking for glory and Celia plays as Dorothy Bay: a Thief turned college graduate. The two close out their time at wizard school for … Continue reading CPFC #4 – Exactly As We Expected
Buckle up y'all because I'm throwing down some god-damn analysis for this one. Don't the the fact that I used references fool you though, this is mainly an introspective think piece of my own experiences with "Role Playing Games" and the pieces which make them (good or bad). Ron Edwards described the building blocks of … Continue reading What’s in a Role?
I'm a Pokemon kid. Despite not even owning a console until the DS, I found myself playing each of the original four generations of games. I was never a power gamer, barely knowing the difference between a physical and special attack (let along IVs) and picking teams based on which pokemon I thought were the … Continue reading Pokemon Let’s Go
On this episode of the Cinnamon Post Fight Club, the three friends are neck deep in the faewilds?! Whoops. Alex is playing as Volker Valentine al-Khazad: an Immolator looking for glory and Celia plays as Dorothy Bay: a Thief turned college graduate. The two are on the hunt for Volker's missing roommate and friend Athet. … Continue reading CPFC #3 – A Two or A Twelve
After I finished Red strings club, I immediately sent a message to Alex and Celia telling them they needed to play it. There was something amazingly captivating about Red Strings Club to me, and portions of it are difficult to put into words. Part of it was that I really had no idea what I … Continue reading The Red Strings Club Review
I actually avoided buying Gris for a long time. I knew I would eventually, artsy indie games on switch are pretty much my kryptonite. It was my random stupid brain that stopped me from buying it until now, I had heard amazing rave reviews and my own hype aversion kept me from buying it because … Continue reading Gris Review
I love fanservice in my video games. I’m a fan, it’s a service to me, I love it! Goofy off the wall DLC, looks at alternate universe possibilities where I get to see my favorite characters in new settings, fun silly and sexy costumes for my characters, wild and overpowered weapons that allow me to … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex. More Specifically, Let’s Talk About Fanservice