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Designing a fantasy, and how devs can do it wrong

(I’ve been inactive here for a while; busy with a project, promoted to guild leader and doing guild stuff, and general summer things. Anyway, I’ve still been posting on my Tumblr where posting is a lot easier and more convenient for quickie posts, and sometimes I think the posts can go up here as well. 871 more words

On Video Games

Looking at Writing from a Different Perspective

Sometimes, I feel as if I’ve read every piece of writing advice floating out there in the collective consciousness of the Internet. Obviously that’s not true, but the diligent writer is exposed to so much that even the best bits of wisdom can start to seem stale. 413 more words

Writing Resources

Kurzgesagt - The Internet Makes You Smarter

I’m a firm believer that it is a duty to share information, and these days it has been made easier and easier for us to reach a huge audience with the knowledge we possess. 745 more words

Entertainment

Why Extra Credits is Wrong on "Hatred" and the Value of Sadism

Extra Credits is a popular series on YouTube focused on talking about video games. The series is obnoxious for a variety of reasons including the undeserved professorial tone (the narrator’s cartoon avatar even lectures from a podium), the annoying effect put over the narrator’s voice, the lack of research, the bad writing, and the poorly thought-out theses. 3,263 more words

Criticizing Critics

Volunteering - St Francis' Children Society

Through my school and the Get Involved (GIV) Project I was interviewed and chosen to take part and lead a project to transform a garden in a local children’s adoption centre. 261 more words

Trips

The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses (A Lot of Lenses)

Last month, I ran across the YouTube channel Extra Credits, and I have become a creature obsessed. Extra Credits is a shining example of quality game discourse: Every episode is well-written, thoughtful, and informed. 337 more words

Reading

Extra Credits

“Plant Earth” is a television series which was narrated by David Attenborough who has a well-known voice. This TV series is one of the most beneficial documentaries that I have ever seen, I really appreciate the colossal amount of time and effort that had been put in order to produce a film that demonstrates and illustrate the changes in our globe. 446 more words

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