Have you ever wanted a book about what it would actually feel like to be a regular nerd in a fantasy world? Have you ever pondered about a geek who really loves MMOs a lot more than he should, and what he would experience if he was reborn into a fantasy setting? Have you ever … Continue reading Read a better isekai
There are spoilers in this brief commentary. Consider yourself warned. So the current series of Castlevania has come to a close after four short seasons. There is some talk about spinoffs, sequels, and prequels, but, as of writing this piece, that all seems to be a bit up in the air. I haven't said anything … Continue reading Netflix Castlevania: Post Series Comments
The Master Sword is a gaming icon, but how well does it stack up as a functional weapon?
I had an interesting discussion with a friend today, and I figured I'd share the basic point of it. Basically, I have a bugbear when people act like all the things we call "fantasy" are directly comparable. They are not. Saying that all things that use invented settings are similar is, at best, a useless … Continue reading “Fantasy”: A Useless Label