Blue Gender Thoughts (Ol’ Blog Posts)

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I had different plans for today, but I spent the previous week fighting off the flu. So little writing was done as I laid in bed, instead dividing my time between sleeping odd hours and watching the Games Done Quick marathon. In other words, I have nothing prepared for today, which is why I’m reaching into the (unfortunately shallow) Blogger bag to pull an old post.

Don’t expect anything amazing. I wrote this about six years ago, after all.

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Other Games of 2017

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My final post where I look back at 2017 before diving into a new year and all the new games 2018 will provide. For anyone who hasn’t read my self-indulgent Game of the Year posts (which is, going by viewer count, everyone but my parents), I typically provide a space to write about the games that didn’t make my Top Ten, but I want to write about anyway. Sometimes because they’re bad, sometimes because they’re good and I feel guilty for excluding them, and sometimes because they do something so weird that I want to move the spotlight onto it.

I call this space the “Other Games of”.

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10 Favorite Games of 2017

Favorite Games of 2017

With only days before 2018 replaces 2017 (thankfully), I hereby present my ten favorite games of 2017. What is there to say? While the top four positions changed little during the previous twelve months, the remaining six stayed a mystery. What else? Nintendo dominated the selection. Six games were published by Nintendo, although my number one can’t be played on any Nintendo console.

So enough teasing.

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Favorite Albums of 2017

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Let’s talk music.

Or rather, let’s talk about the album that almost made the cut — The Boy Who Cried Wolf by Passenger. It hung onto the tenth position of a period of time, but I eventually knocked it away. Given that his previous album was my second favorite of 2016, I found The Boy Who Cried Wolf a disappointing and lethargic follow-up. Now, without any regrets, I tossed it away.

With that done, onto the actual list.

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An E3 2012 Thing (Ol’ Blog Posts)

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Before starting this blog, I had another blog. Because I was that desperate to write stuff that nobody reads. Anyway, I recently uncovered the ol’ blog and selected a handful of posts that I wanted to include here for posterity. (The majority of what I wrote will continue to suffer in obscurity.) The first of these ill-advised revisits centers around E3 2012, a write-up that I don’t enjoy reading. Apparently I didn’t do many rewrites back then.

That’s right, I am posting these without editing the content. Furthermore, I am including little remarks below each category to comment on my writings. Surely nothing bad will come of this.

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