Monthly Archives: April 2019

Fire Emblem (Game Boy Advance)

Super Smash Bros. Melee was the first video game to bring any kind of Fire Emblem content to non-Japanese audiences and I’m glad it did, because it’s become one of my favourite franchises. But as important as that was, it … Continue reading

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Do People Overuse the Word “Friend”?

What is a friend? I’m sure each person that you ask would give you a slightly different answer – after all, friendship means different things to different people. My own perspective is that it’s an honour for somebody to count … Continue reading

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Banjo-Kazooie reviews:

Year Game Score 1997 Diddy Kong Racing ¹ 8.9/10 1998 Banjo-Kazooie 9.8/10 2000 Banjo-Tooie 9.8/10 2003 Banjo-Kazooie: Grunty’s Revenge 9.3/10 2003 Grabbed by the Ghoulies ² 9.5/10 2005 Banjo-Pilot 8.7/10 2005 Kameo: Elements of Power ³ 8/10 2008 Viva Piñata: … Continue reading

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Fire Emblem reviews:

Year Game Score 1990 Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light 7.4/10 2001 Super Smash Bros. Melee ¹ 9.5/10 2003 Fire Emblem (The Blazing Blade) 8/10 2004 Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones 8.4/10 2008 Super Smash Bros. Brawl … Continue reading

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Writing Priorities

The one or two of you who read every single one of my blog posts may have realised that I didn’t post anything on Monday – one of my usual update days. It’s pretty rare for me not to update, … Continue reading

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Assassination Classroom, Volume 9 by Yusei Matsui

Assassination Classroom continues into its ninth volume with the conclusion to the quite literally explosive cliff hanger at the end of Volume 8. I found that the resolution was quite satisfying in some ways, but also a bit of a … Continue reading

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