Rarely do I run into books that require I take a break from everything and spend a lot of time beating up spiders in a virtual world to avoid hurling it at the wall. For the fourth time. Unfortunately, the novel in this Book Interlude has left me wanting to set fire to it, even though I don’t really think we should burn them. It’s on its own this time because I felt it better to split my normal multi-book posts into two, as this novel genuinely angered me. Also, the post including Fall of Giants was far too long because of how genuinely […] Continue Reading…

NPR recently published an article titled: “Is It OK To Vote For Hillary Because She’s a Woman?” This line of questioning frustrates me because I, like the 8-year old girl, do believe that it’s okay to vote for Hillary because she’s a woman; I believed it was okay to vote for Obama because he was black. I don’t care if that’s how some people are voting because that is their choice, and people have been guilty of it for decades, if not centuries.

How many women are in politics today? There was a great photoset done by Elle UK that […] Continue Reading…

Otome games are ridiculously easy to get into, and it’s usually because they’re so simple to play; the story’s path is relatively straight-forward and hard to deviate from, and it’s rare that options actually have any impact on what’s going to happen. Long Live the Queen isn’t like that, though. Its entire premise is that you must keep Elodie, a young soon-to-be-queen, alive despite the growing threats as she makes decisions for her kingdom.

Elodie’s list of deaths.

That aspect is what makes this game interesting: You have to keep Elodie alive for the entire 40 weeks […] Continue Reading…

Because I’ve been struggling to find gainful employment, I’ve found myself hiding under a pile of books. One of them is a book that I fell absolutely and entirely in love with, and it might be difficult to find something to surpass my adoration for it. But it’s been nice to finally have the time to read things that I want to read instead of forcing myself to study things that I honestly have little interest in (courtesy of my former job believing an Environmental Management degree qualified me as a science teacher – that is a topic of […] Continue Reading…

I’ve been continuing with my easy-to-finish visual novels, particularly as it’s been difficult for me to focus on actually completing games these days. It’s probably also partly due to the fact that I’ve since moved, which has completely changed my schedule. So this time, I’ve spent a bit of time playing Analogue: A Hate Story, which is a visual novel that I would mostly recommend because it’s somewhat different to the others.

Introduction screen explaining the story’s background.

The story of Analogue starts with the player being a person who has been hired and sent to investigate […] Continue Reading…

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