Thoughts

Quick, short, often niche posts about games. Sometimes they are brief looks at concepts in art, design, culture, and psychology. Other times they are reactions to specific news items or just something silly that came to mind.

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My Top Ten Games of 2018

Based on how much joy they brought me, not on objective greatness.

10. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (2017)
9. West of Loathing (2017)
8. Dust: An Elysian Tail (2012)
7. Stories: The Path of Destinies (2016)
6. Iconoclasts (2018)
5. Golf Story (2017)
4. Night in the Woods (2017)
3. I Am Setsuna (2016)
2. Fire Emblem Warriors (2017)
1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (2018)

Honorable mentions to Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, Finding Paradise, and Subsurface Circular.

Games that came out in 2018 that I haven’t played yet but suspect would have made the list if I had:

1. Dragon Quest XI
2. Marvel’s Spider-Man
3. Detroit: Become Human
4. Celeste

Most anticipated game for 2019:

Dragon Quest Builders 2

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I want a game where you control one hero in 3D and one in 2D. The 3D hero’s motto is “Onward and upward!” while the 2D hero’s motto is “Up and to the right!”

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The worst part of finally getting around to writing articles that I’ve wanted to write for several years are all the reference links I saved that have since broken - especially the ones that aren’t on the Wayback Machine. I am haunted by ghosts of knowledge.

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Just paid ten bucks for a Kindle book so I could quote a single paragraph I read a decade ago in an upcoming Pixel Poppers post. #bloglife

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