Saturday, April 21, 2018

Playing Rhetorically: Knowing When to Put it Down

Sometimes, you’ve just had enough.  You’ve died to the same boss over and over, you’ve repeated that fetch quest too many times, or you’ve encountered a glitch that prevents further progress...

Playing Rhetorically: Blast (or Trash?) from the Past

In the advent of  the Mini NES announcement and the worrying trend of remakes, reboots and re-releases ever increasing, one thinks back to the games that made them who they are...

Playing Rhetorically: Game & Watch, Choose One: On Let’s Plays

The following article contains spoilers for the film Citizen Kane, the novel A Tale of Two Cities, and these games, in order of appearance: Undertale, Life Is Strange: Episode One, Dark...

Playing Rhetorically: Dead End, or Dead Boring?

This article contains spoilers for the following visual novels: Clannad, Little Busters, Grisaia no Kajitsu, ef - a fairy tale of the two and Katawa Shoujo.   I love me a good visual novel.  Pleasing...

Playing Rhetorically: 100% Done, 0% Fun?

I’ve only ever 100%’d one video game in my life.  Maybe you’ll call me a casual or be shocked that it even happened once, but no matter your opinion on the...