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Emer: Oh, THIS guy.

As I steered baby, cartoon Link around the oceans of Wind Waker, I realized that fundamentally, Zelda games are creepy. I already wrote at length about the unsettling world of Majora’s Mask, but every game has something in it that makes me recoil. 345 more words


What's your Plan B?

I know everyone has been training for the worst possible thing that could happen.  But what about Plan B?  Have you even thought about what might happen if your first 130 more words


The mythology of women working together

One of my favourite stories in Irish mythology is called ‘The Only Jealousy of Emer’ – the Emer in question being the wife of the great warrior (but not so great husband) Cú Chulainn. 1,583 more words


Emer: Fight me.

Unpopular opinion time: I loved Mass Effect: Andromeda. There, I said it. I get that the animations were a little wonky, and the eyes, oh the EYES. 392 more words


Emer: Fallout 4 was uncomfortable

I grew up in a suburb of Boston. My mom was a history teacher. I spent a fair chunk of my childhood doing the local history things — walking the freedom trail, visiting the USS Constitution (replica, right? 435 more words


Emer: The Silent Age

I like point and click puzzle games. I think the genre as a whole gets a bad rap (too easy, too much like a spot the difference cartoon in the Sunday comics), but they have a certain soothing rhythm to them. 589 more words


Emer: Six years old

Skyrim came out in 2011. I bought it in 2011. SIX YEARS I had that game in my steam library, just waiting for me to play it. 470 more words