Tag: Video Games

The Cracked Helm – Why Halo: Reach’s Last Level is Masterful

  Alright, I’m going to have to start with a confession. I was not a big fan of Halo: Reach on a storytelling level. Sure, the gameplay was good enough and it had lots of flashy moments and pretty lights. But the characters were as flat as cardboard that fell underneath a steamroller and there’s …

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Of Cats and Castles – Discussing Where Elder Scrolls VI Should Be Set

  5 Min Read The Elder Scrolls has been in decline for quite some time some would argue. Some important people. Mostly me. And nobody with any brains would argue otherwise. But being ever-the-optimist, I decided I would outline what I would like the Elder Scrolls VI to be. And I figured the creature might …

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Every Stone and Flower Tells a Story – The Symbolism of the Almsivi’s Skin Colour

  Like every person who’s just a bit too old to know what the hell Fortnite is, I once played “The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.” And while I had my issues with the game, one thing I always enjoyed immensely about it was its living gods: Almalexia, Sotha Sil and Vivec. Not only because I …

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From Gold to Black – Is the Black City Arlathan?

  As Dragon Age players we all know the story of the Black City. It’s the very first thing anyone is confronted with upon starting a game of “Dragon Age: Origins.”  But to recap, just in case: At the beginning of time the Maker, jolly old chap that he is, created a beautiful golden city …

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Gods Do Not Fall Gracefully – Predicting Solas’ Grand Plan

Gods Do Not Fall Gracefully

  Dragon Age: Inquisition left us with quite a few unanswered questions. What will happen to the Inquisition now that the game is over? Will Dorian succeed in reforming Tevinter? Will we ever find out what the nug king’s tax plan is? But perhaps most importantly, aside from the nug king, what is our favourite …

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