Why I didn’t like the Legend of Korra

Let me be clear, I really really wanted to like the Legend of Korra. I remember people telling me how much they hated it, and how I shouldn’t even give it a chance. Being stubborn as I am, I decided to give it a chance anyway. I’m of the opinion that I can let certain flaws slide if a work redeems itself in the end. I can forgive a great deal if a show manages … Read More

Murder in the Town of Salem

At first glance Town of Salem by BlankMediaGames seems like any other social media game. It’s got cute characters and quirky avatar content. However, beneath the cuddly facade is a game that is fueled by human hysteria and mob mentality. The whole premise is that you’re in a fictional town with 29 unique player roles selected for the players at random, with different alignments, Mafia, townsfolk, serial killers, arsonists and neutrals. Each game there are … Read More

The Epic Gaming Homages Of Gravity Falls

Gravity Falls is an animated cartoon that airs on Disney channel, but it’s so much more than “just a cartoon” Gravity Falls is a veritable cornucopia of subtle pop culture references, nostalgia, and excellent writing that doesn’t insult the intelligence of it’s audience. In this authors opinion it is one of the few great western cartoons  of this generation. Knowing the above, it makes sense that video games and video game culture would be an … Read More

Hatsune Miku performs on the David Letterman show

Hatsune Miku’s performance on a recent episode of the David Letterman Show, likely left several people confused. Yet it also seemed to excite several others. In fact my 63 year old mother called me up to tell me to get to the nearest television set to watch it. For me that was a rather surreal experience. I’ve known of Hatsune Miku for quite a long time, but the idea of a concert with a virtual … Read More

Choosing a Minecraft Resource Pack

 On the surface, choosing a Minecraft resource pack seems like it should be a no brainer. In fact, picking a pack of pickled… er… pixels… feels like such a simple action that you tell yourself, “Hey, I’ll just randomly pick one of the nice ones on the various resource pack sites.” Well, sure, you can tell yourself that, and maybe it’d even be true… if there weren’t thousands of resource packs out there and if … Read More