Diary of a Hardline Shep, Part 4: Imperialism but Make It Space

Diary of a Hardline Shep, Part 4: Imperialism but Make It Space

The dawning horror that I’ve doomed a galaxy is the defining feature of my Mass Effect experience.

Last time on Diary of a Hardline Shep, I covered Shepard’s super-judicial might and how it came at the cost of politically weaker species’ self-determination. Here at the end, only humanity is safe. And it all feels remarkably familiar. (more…)

Diary of a Hardline Shep, Part 4: Imperialism but Make It Space

Diary of a Hardline Shep, Part 3: Who Gets to Choose

Welcome back to Diary of a Hardline Shep. Last time I talked about how Mass Effect’s premise positions humanity as an exceptional species. What I didn’t talk about is how much embodying that really sucks. (more…)

GYGO: Tabletop Games Have a Big Week as the Activision Blizzard Saga Continues

GYGO: Tabletop Games Have a Big Week as the Activision Blizzard Saga Continues

Hey, and welcome to GYGO! I’m Kael Langdon, your local fried foods enthusiast, and I gave myself an upset tummy by eating too many croquettes not yet ten minutes ago. But when I wasn’t downing breaded meats and potatoes this week I was scouring the internet for the hottest in gaming news. Enjoy! (more…)

Diary of a Hardline Shep, Part 4: Imperialism but Make It Space

Diary of a Hardline Shep, Part 2: Space Colonialism Is Still Colonialism

So I want to start this diary from the very start. And from the very start, Mass Effect is very clear about one thing.

Shepard is special. (more…)

GYGO: Tabletop Games Have a Big Week as the Activision Blizzard Saga Continues

GYGO: Assault Allegations, Twitch Harassment, and, Also, Imposters

Hello and welcome to GYGO! I’m Kael, an apparently dedicated journalist, and I braved a typhoon to bring you this week’s news! I mean, I stayed in my house the whole time, but there was some massive thunder happening while I researched this week’s events. Aside from surviving the tropical summer, I was able to play some Mass Effect Legendary Edition and even started streaming my first game in Japanese. Let just say, if you’re looking for a great entry level Japanese game (okay maybe lower intermediate level), Animal Crossing has your back!

Anyway, here’s the news! (more…)