Tag Archives: Video Games of the Oppressed

Final Fantasy X’s Generational Conflict or “I Hate You (Really) Big Daddy”

The JRPG genre has always had strong thematic connections to adolescence and growing up. The standard opening of such games, where a young kid from a nowhere, backwater burg stretches their legs, finds they’ve grown too big for the life … Continue reading

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Sunset

I didn’t expect to fall for Gabriel. I resented him at first. He had everything. A beautiful home, wealth, connections to the powerful, a job studying and curating his passion, a seemingly never-ending supply of books, music and artwork to fill … Continue reading

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Minkomora

It feels like a bit of a cop-out to open a discussion about a modern game with “when I was a child, I played videogames and it made me feel x.” Its been done to death, and usually comes up … Continue reading

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Castlevania: Symphony of the Mike Part 1 – OCDracula

Is it fair to retroactively psycho-analyze fictional characters? Perhaps not, in the sense that I am in no way ascribing motive to Koji Igarashi or anyone else who worked on Symphony of the Night, but as each player takes on the … Continue reading

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Consensual Torture Sim: If you meet the player on the road, spank them

I don’t have an extensive history with kink, and none of it is with BDSM. Without going into to much detail, I have issues with trust. I simply couldn’t trust either someone else or myself with the capacity to hurt … Continue reading

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Mother She Killed Me, Father He Ate Me

First I want to make a small update on the New Leaf Players’ production of Hills Like White Elephants. Rehearsal is going well, and I will be making a post requesting specific furniture and designs soon. I’m hoping we’re ready … Continue reading

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Open Casting Call for The Animal Crossing New Leaf Players

Taking a class on puppetry this past spring, I couldn’t help but think of some video games as a kind of digital puppetry. After all, just as the puppeteer controls the movements of their puppet to imbue an inanimate object … Continue reading

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