Tag: RPG

Aerith Gainsborough is Not Helpless – A Cleric’s Lament

This post is a response to episode 679 of the podcast “This American Life” where the podcaster Lina Misitzis (@lmisitzis) wrongly categorized Aerith as a girl who needs saving. For those of you who are unaware, Aerith Gainsborough is a…

Remembering Final Fantasy VII

Once upon a time, during my Nintendo/SNES/Playstation One days I was a big RPG fan.  I loved classic titles like Dragon Warrior, Suikoden, Secret of Mana, and, of course, Final Fantasy.  I still have the booklet that comes with the…

You Like to Watch? Video Game Voyeurism

You may have heard about Twitch.TV and their recent deal with Amazon for $1Billion dollars. That’s right, B as in Billion. Even Doctor Evil from the Austin Powers movies wouldn’t go so far. And the next question is “Who watches…