Video Game Photography: Taking Photos in a Virtual World

As a budding amateur photographer I have always wanted to take great photographs.  Turns out some of my best photographs so far have been taken with a virtual lens.  Video game photography has become easier than ever with new tools on both PC’s and home consoles finally making it worth stopping to enjoy the beauty … Read more

Comic Books and my 40 Year History of Reading Superheroes and Funny Pages

I have been reading comic books since as long as I can remember.  In those early years the comic books I read were varied.  Reading comic books as a kid it was more about what was available as opposed to reading certain comic books month after month.  Back then I didn’t much know what I … Read more

How I Learned to Stop Being a Collector and to Start Enjoying my Collection

I’m a collector, a visit to my toy room is all it takes to see that.  I’m a collector of toys, movies, books and comic books, games and video games.  As a collector though I often lose out on much of the enjoyment of the exact things I’m collecting.  As a child I played with … Read more

I’m Done Browsing, Google Chrome Has Finally Won Me Over.

Google Chrome

It only took 8 years but I’m finally settling down with Google Chrome.  2017 is the year I finally push aside all other browsers and focus on the one that now gives me everything I need.  That need is mostly focused on unification across platforms.  It wasn’t long ago however that Chrome was not only … Read more

The 12 Completions in 12 Months Video Game Challenge

12 Games in 12 Months

It’s a brand new year and rather than set some tired old “exercise more, eat better” resolution I’m setting a video game challenge.  Much like a lot of gamers I have a tendency to purchase games and then purchase other games before getting to the end of the previous ones.  I have an enormous Steam library … Read more

Discovering the Magic of Tabletop Games

Discover the Magic of Tabletop Games

My Introduction to Tabletop Games A few years ago a couple friends invited me over to play a tabletop game called Settlers of Catan.  At a time when most game invites meant Texas Hold ’em the idea of playing a board game was very different.  The game had a pretty easy instruction set, but was … Read more

Rogue One Expands the Galaxy by Staying Close to Home

Rogue One Expands the Galaxy by Staying Close to Home

I’ll be the first to admit when Rogue One was announced I was a bit skeptical.  Even after seeing the trailer I wasn’t quite sure I wanted to see a slew of new movies telling Star Wars stories.  As big a Star Wars fan as I’ve been since Episode 4 I never cared for the … Read more

Five features the Nintendo Switch must include to be Successful!

In case you didn’t realize Nintendo has a new system called Nintendo Switch that’s getting ready to launch in about 4 months.  So far all we know about this new system is it’s name and how Nintendo envisions it being used from the Switch Reveal Trailer.  The Nintendo Switch will release around March and no doubt … Read more