0pti’s Top 5 “I played a lot of games but struggled to find 10 I loved as much as these” Games of the Year

While I certainly played enough games this year to fill up a top ten list, not every game I played this year left a significant impact on the landscape of my gaming career. The few that did though, are certainly worthy of the utmost praise. So here’s a short list of my top five games … Continue reading 0pti’s Top 5 “I played a lot of games but struggled to find 10 I loved as much as these” Games of the Year

Trigger Warning! Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Part 4 – My Own Hel is Beautiful

[“Trigger Warning” – is a piece dedicated to showcasing video games which focus on mental disorders as well as emotional and psychological trauma. It is my hope as a lifelong gamer and sufferer of various psychological disorders to combine my greatest passion with my greatest weakness to benefit the gaming community at large. These pieces … Continue reading Trigger Warning! Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Part 4 – My Own Hel is Beautiful

Trigger Warning! Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Part 3 – You Deserve to be Loved

[“Trigger Warning” – is a piece dedicated to showcasing video games which focus on mental disorders as well as emotional and psychological trauma. It is my hope as a lifelong gamer and sufferer of various psychological disorders to combine my greatest passion with my greatest weakness to benefit the gaming community at large. These pieces … Continue reading Trigger Warning! Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Part 3 – You Deserve to be Loved

Trigger Warning! Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Part 2 – Suffering as our Greatest Strength

[“Trigger Warning” – is a piece dedicated to showcasing video games which focus on mental disorders as well as emotional and psychological trauma. It is my hope as a lifelong gamer and sufferer of various psychological disorders to combine my greatest passion with my greatest weakness to benefit the gaming community at large. These pieces … Continue reading Trigger Warning! Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Part 2 – Suffering as our Greatest Strength

Trigger Warning! Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Part 1 – On Psychosis

[“Trigger Warning” – is a piece dedicated to showcasing video games which focus on mental disorders as well as emotional and psychological trauma. It is my hope as a lifelong gamer and sufferer of various psychological disorders to combine my greatest passion with my greatest weakness to benefit the gaming community at large. These pieces … Continue reading Trigger Warning! Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Part 1 – On Psychosis

Trigger Warning! Papo and Yo – Breaking the Chain of Abuse

[“Trigger Warning” – is a piece dedicated to showcasing video games which focus on mental disorders as well as emotional and psychological trauma. It is my hope as a lifelong gamer and sufferer of various psychological disorders to combine my greatest passion with my greatest weakness to benefit the gaming community at large. These pieces … Continue reading Trigger Warning! Papo and Yo – Breaking the Chain of Abuse

The Mythology of Gaming – Majora’s Mask: Time and Eternity

“Try to imagine a life without timekeeping. You probably can’t. You know the month, the year, the day of the week. There is a clock on your wall or the dashboard of your car. You have a schedule, a calendar, a time for dinner or a movie. Yet all around you, timekeeping is ignored. Birds … Continue reading The Mythology of Gaming – Majora’s Mask: Time and Eternity

The Mythology of Gaming – Dark Souls: Prometheus and the Pygmy

[The Mythology of Gaming of gaming is a series that seeks to take an intellectual look at the lore and mechanics of video games. All in order to give beloved games deeper meaning even after the power button is turned off. Hopefully, the reader will be able to see their favorite video games rendered anew … Continue reading The Mythology of Gaming – Dark Souls: Prometheus and the Pygmy

Trigger Warning! – Depression and the RPG Grind

[“Trigger Warning” – is a piece dedicated to showcasing video games which focus on mental disorders as well as emotional and psychological trauma. It is my hope as a lifelong gamer and sufferer of various psychological disorders to combine my greatest passion with my greatest weakness to benefit the gaming community at large. These pieces … Continue reading Trigger Warning! – Depression and the RPG Grind