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

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 3: Who Gets to Choose

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…)

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

Diary of a Hardline Shep, Part 1: It’s Been Years Since I Heard That Name

It’s been eight years since I last played the original Mass Effect trilogy. I know this because in the final moments of Mass Effect 3 I knocked over my Xbox 360, gouging a ring into the disk I’d borrowed from my friend. At 9AM on a Saturday morning, I biked across town to my now-shuttered local games store to have it buffed, all things that could have only happened before I left for college. (more…)