Monthly Archives: October 2016

Battlefield 1: Nothing Is Quiet On The Western Front

Tim mows down a trench full of soldiers from a zeppelin gunner’s nest. I blow up a plane mid-air using a tank shell. A horse gallops by at full trot, both it and its rider aflame. These are just a … Continue reading

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Civilization VI: O Brave New World!

I’ll admit, I was worried Civilization VI might not turn out well. In a previous article, I wrote about my love affair with Civilization V (and my sincere disappointment with Beyond Earth). One of the reasons I was wary of Civ … Continue reading

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Emily Is Away: You’re A Frigid Bitch, Emily

Long before social media dominated our lives, we crafted our online personas through the glory of AOL Instant Messenger. We chose our buddy icons based on the latest movie releases, customized the our font to the most unreadable colors possible, and … Continue reading

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Achievement Hunter: My Quest To Nab All 286 Civilization V Achievements

About three years ago I lamented on a Facebook status that I would have to spend the rest of my life playing Civilization V before I acquired every one of its 286 achievements. A friend shot back a challenge: “You’d better … Continue reading

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Enduring Dark Souls’ “Return to Lordran” Day

Dark Souls isn’t a game I ever thought I’d attempt to beat. My lack of free time means I don’t easily stomach frustration, and the Souls series’ brutal reputation basically kept me away for good. But after getting a taste … Continue reading

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