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    Which Strategy Game Would You Like?

    Fans of this blog know that I love my strategy games. I’ve spent many an hour trying to defeat different leaders in Civ I to Civ VI and I expect that it will always hold a favorite spot in my heart. Strategy video games provide gamers with the opportunity to really delve into a game’s […]

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    Fanfiction: Doom – The Fires of Phobos, Chapter 8

    Chapter VIII – Empowering Escape The Staging Bay raged with combat, blobs of plasma and gunfire sailed through the air as demons continued to appear from portals. The Marine was shooting in two directions at once, holding the shotgun and assault rifle in each hand, blasting holes into Imps and Demons with ease. A Security […]

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    Fanfiction: Doom – The Fires of Phobos, Chapter 7

    Chapter VII – Wrath of the Marine The recently revived Marine moved fast, his instincts were sending him some previously unknown signals and seemed to imply lots of trouble, but he couldn’t seem to slow himself down. Any doubt he had in his mind was silenced and new focus took hold. He knew some dark […]

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    Battletech – Bloodname

    Unlike the previous installment this story has much more action.  Aiden has assumed the identity of a Freeborn warrior, named Jorge. Freeborn warriors, unlike the genetically engineered Trueborn, are born naturally from loving parents, instead of being born from an artificial womb. The book opens on the planet Glory with Base Commander Kael Pershaw in […]

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    Fanfiction: DooM – The Fires of Phobos, Chapter 6

    Chapter VI – Forethought In the Data Storage vault, Dr. Manning, Dr. Osborne, and Dr. Stone were crouched beneath desks as the marine continued to fire on the teleporting intruders. “You’re sure that they’re coming?” Diane asks. “All I could find out is that the station computer registered the arrival of the rescue team” Louis […]

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    Battletech – Way of the Clans

    Taking place on the planet Ironhold, this series begins with fresh recruits to the Jade Falcon military clan. The youthful hopefuls were bred through scientific methods meant to make genetically superior warriors. They’re known as Trueborn. The story follows Aidan, a Trueborn recruit and his group of trainees as they advance through the path to […]

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    FAN FICTION: DOOM – THE FIRES OF PHOBOS, CHAPTER 5

    Chapter 5 – The Fall AUTOMATED EMERGENCY COMMAND IS NOW ONLINE POWER INTERRUPTION DETECTED EMERGENCY POWER STATUS: ONLINE SENDING REQUEST TO CENTRAL COMPUTER REQUEST:0Z01329 APPROVED COMMAND: LAUNCH SEQUENCE 0090 SEQUENCE HAS BEGUN; ALL SYSTEMS OK SCANNING MODE IN PROGRESS SUBJECT STATUS: NORMAL SUSPENDED ANIMATION STATUS: STABLE EVALUATING COMMAND: LAUNCH SEQUENCE 0099 SUBJECT REVIVAL IS NOW […]

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    Alt-Right and the importance of Far Cry 5

    In all honesty I was putting off writing a thought piece on Far Cry 5. There was no reason behind it other than the lack of time, and then the Virginia Riots happened. True, at first glance those two don’t have much in common. The Charlottesville riots started out after the announcement of decision made […]

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    10 Tactical RPGs You May Not Have Heard Of, But Are Actually Pretty Decent

    Turn-Based Tactical RPGs, or Simulation RPGs as dubbed in Japan, is my favourite video game genre, no questions asked. There is just something about methodically ruining an opponent’s army without the stress that comes with the genre’s Real Time counterparts. The 90s saw the genre’s establishing fathers: Shining Force, Fire Emblem, Front Mission, Final Fantasy […]

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    Fan fiction: DooM – The Fires of Phobos, Chapter 4

    Glowing jewels ran down the corridor, the plasma strikes the distant approaching invaders. “Fire in the hole” shouts a marine. The screeching grenade arched through the air and decimates a horde of aliens approaching from behind. Major Sargent Martinez was providing intel to Admiral Frost over a ultra frequency transmitter. “Mobility has been impaired. Our […]

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    Suikoden Day Tribute- a fan celebrates a decade later

    February 23, 2006 saw the release of Suikoden V, the last installment of the Suikoden series set in the world formed by its original creator, Yoshitaka Murayama. Since then, a few more installments shared its name but lacked the heart and feel that were apparent in the first five. A decade later in the wake […]