What’cha Been Playin’? March 2018

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I never realized how few modern games I play. Of the seven games presented below, only one could be considered somewhat new. Unfortunately, it’s also the one I dislike the most.

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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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Two-Year Anniversary and 10 Favorite Posts of the Past Year

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That’s right, my second year of writing for my blog. I once again continued this weekly schedule that I somehow managed to keep for the vast majority of the time. Only in a handful of cases was I forced to take a week off. Truthfully, I’ve been tempted to stop, but it’s become such a regular thing that I keep pumping out words. Sometimes I create something that I’m proud of, and sometimes they devolve into a misshapen mess.

It’s time to focus the spotlight on the former posts.

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