Anno 2205: Stories of Possible Futures

Posted on Mon 31 December 2018 • Tagged with Video Games, Stories

I wanted to play Anno 2205 for quite a while because of its setting in the far future, being able to colonize the moon and all that, but I was never entirely sure it is the right kind of game for me. I usually stick to more story based games …

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Final Fantasy XIV: Stories of Departures

Posted on Mon 29 January 2018 • Tagged with Stories, Video Games

This wasn’t an easy post to write but I still needed to get it out. You can ignore the following while muttering #mmoproblems to yourself. I won’t fault you. I’d still appreciate if you kept on reading though.

Kakysha lying in bed and contemplating

I have been thinking. There’s an aspect to …

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Final Fantasy XIV: Stories from the Regulars

Posted on Tue 24 October 2017 • Tagged with Stories, Video Games

I’ve been playing Final Fantasy XIV (FFXIV) for more than half a year now. I can say without doubt that I have yet to run out of interesting stories to experience. The game is just so packed full with activities and seemingly none of them come without their own …

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Final Fantasy XIV: Stories about Fellowship

Posted on Sat 05 August 2017 • Tagged with Stories, Video Games

I started playing Final Fantasy XIV (FF) in February when my disappointment about the many quirks of Black Desert Online (BDO) reached an all-time high. After feeling that a lot of things were unpolished in BDO I wanted to try an MMO with monthly subscription - the assumption being that the …

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Stellaris: Stories about an Empire

Posted on Sat 17 June 2017 • Tagged with Stories, Video Games

I had the chance to play more Stellaris when Final Fantasy XIV was in maintenance mode to prepare for the release and Early Access period of its expansion, Stormblood. This time I took some notes. While the storytelling of Stellaris tends to be very direct, I find it fascinating to …

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Black Desert Online: Stories about Travel

Posted on Fri 27 January 2017 • Tagged with Stories, Video Games

There are two quotes I frequently think about when playing Black Desert Online (BDO).

People need stories, more than bread, itself.

This first one I got from “Storyteller” by Secret Archives of the Vatican. Some minutes of research tell me that the quote is actually from Arabian Nights which in …

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A Letter to the Dev: thoughts about Audiosurf 2's "Autofind Music"

Posted on Thu 15 January 2015 • Tagged with Video Games

Dear Dylan,

First of all, I tremendously enjoy playing Audiosurf 2. I bought it as soon as it was available on OS X. I longed for that to happen since one of my favorite games I had to leave behind when switching operating systems was Audiosurf (1). While I personally …

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Companion Gaming - Mass Effect 3 pt. II

Posted on Fri 23 August 2013 • Tagged with Video Games

I’ve been looking forward to this. Companion Gaming, the second edition.
After completion of Mass Effect 3 I was curious to get some more thoughts from my girlfriend as I myself have already written and talked extensively about Mass Effect ever since becoming fascinated by its first part.

I …

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Companion Gaming - Mass Effect 3

Posted on Sat 08 June 2013 • Tagged with Video Games

A while back I started playing Mass Effect 3 with my girlfriend. To be more precise that means I am playing the game while she watches, comments and sometimes asks to have something explained or translated (since she’s missing the context I have after playing Mass Effect 1 and …

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Lost Horizon

Posted on Sun 12 August 2012 • Tagged with Video Games

Lost Horizon is an adventure game published by Deep Silver which I came across when looking for new information on the upcoming Secret Files 3. Since I loved both Secret Files: Tunguska and Secret Files: Puritas Cordis for their quirky humor which happened to fit my taste perfectly I was …

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