Some Other Podcast, Episode 102: Our Wrestling Arc

You know how sometimes when you’re young you make really bad decisions and then you’re over it in like a day? Well, we’re here to tell you that those same bad decisions are SO MUCH WORSE when you get old. Really, I promise you. SO much worse. This is all to say that you shouldn’t buy the 25 ounce Rita. I know it sounds funny, but it’s pretty awful, actually. Anyway, video games.

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Some Other Podcast, Episode 101: Cursed Moogle

Is it possible for video games to suck and to be awesome at the same time? Turns out it is! We are very excited about one half of those things this week, and we’ll let you guess which. Well, you probably don’t have to guess, actually. You could just listen to the podcast. Join us as we discuss cross-breeding flowers, horrific versions of beloved mascots, and baby baby baby baby baby baby baby…..

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The Final Fantasy Project: Weeks #18-20

twoheadeddragonff3It took a long time for me to convince myself, post-stomping, that going back to finish Final Fantasy III was a good idea. It was disheartening, to say the least, and I don’t think it was because I failed, but rather because I felt like I should have been able to succeed. There didn’t seem to be much of an indication that I was going to be in over my head until it was far too late for me to turn back, and because it is impossible to escape from that final stretch of six fights once you have begun, knowing what you’ll face at the very end basically has to be seen to be believed. It’s a sequence that is designed for you to fail it at least once, and I really don’t like that. Continue reading

The Final Fantasy Project: Weeks #16-17

ff3iphoneRemember how, some time ago, I mentioned that at some point I would probably suffer a catastrophic loss in battle that would cause me to say a lot of bad words and would require a Herculean effort to recover from? Yeah, that happened this week. Specifically, it happened three days ago when I sat down to attempt the final dungeon in Final Fantasy III.

Up until I marched into that fatal labyrinth, I actually thought I was doing pretty well. Wait; let me back up, because that’s not entirely true. I didn’t KNOW if I was doing well or not, but I suspected that I was. Continue reading