Tag Archives: rpg

The Untold History of Slimes

This essay originally appeared at Readyset Zam For many adventurers, they are the first victory. Millions die every year to help plucky young farm kids reach level 2. But what do we really know about slimes? Despite their iconic status, … Continue reading

Posted in Video Games of the Oppressed | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Final Fantasy V – Hope in a time of environmental crisis

Most people would consider Final Fantasy VII, with its opening party members being an environmental terrorist group and its focus on materia as a metaphor for fossil fuels, as being the most overtly environmental-themed Final Fantasy. However, despite its place … Continue reading

Posted in Video Games of the Oppressed | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Skyrim

I was a console gamer growing up. The only PC games I played extensively growing up were Commander Keen shareware. I didn’t even have a PC capable of playing modern games until recently. So when I finally got one, I … Continue reading

Posted in Video Games of the Oppressed | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments