Back from the Future?

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Not actually the future.

Rather, I’m putting considerable thought into the future of this blog, specifically if/when I end it. It’s something I’ve thought about repeatedly, so I can’t say whether I will call it quits anytime soon. Anyway, I don’t ended to end without finishing those “Favorite Games” posts, and there’s a few topics I really want to write about.

In the meantime, why not view an older post?

Favorite Games of 2017

Favorite Games of 2017


Let’s Talk About the Original Zelda

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At some point after creating this blog, I made the intentional decision to avoid negativity as much as possible. The internet is a mess of mean comments, especially when games are involved, and I don’t want to add more than I already do. Yet sometimes I play something that frustrates me to such a strong degree that I can’t help myself. I curse to the heavens and swear a pox on the developers. I rage quit, but return later because I refuse to allow a game to defeat me.

With that in mind, let’s talk about the original Legend of Zelda.

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An Avatar Situation: Fire Emblem Avatar Overview

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Although the feature wasn’t included, Intelligent Systems toyed with adding an avatar to Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. Had they proceeded with it, Echoes would’ve featured the sixth avatar in the franchise. The crazy thing is that Fire Emblem didn’t include any characters for players to insert themselves into for the majority of the franchise, excluding a single exception used to introduce the game to a new audience.

I expect that the upcoming Fire Emblem for Switch will include an avatar, at least in some capacity, so let’s take a look back at previous examples.

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