Author Archives: Adam Randall

Animal Crossing reviews:

Year Game Score 2002 Animal Crossing 9.4/10 2005 Animal Crossing: Wild World 9.5/10 2008 Super Smash Bros. Brawl ¹ 9.5/10 2008 Animal Crossing: Let’s Go to the City (City Folk) 9/10 2012 Animal Crossing: New Leaf 9.5/10 2012 Puzzle Swap … Continue reading

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Saying Your Name

People enjoy hearing their name said out loud by others. From what I’ve heard, doing this is a useful way to get people to trust you. Of course, it won’t always work, but generally speaking, it’s supposed to have a … Continue reading

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Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Prior to reading this book, I knew absolutely nothing about David Sedaris, or even anything about what he wrote: not even the genre. Now having finished it, I feel as though I not only understand his writing style, but I … Continue reading

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Reading Together

One of my favourite activities to do myself is reading. I love it, of course. Reading is cool and I have that printed on a t-shirt. I could take for granted that you already agree and understand, but then this … Continue reading

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A Visit to London and the Sea Life Aquarium

I’m not somebody who usually does much for their birthday, but I was particularly excited when I was having dinner with my friend Sophie a few weeks ago and she suggested that we take a day trip for my birthday … Continue reading

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Mother reviews:

Year Game Score 1989 EarthBound Beginnings (Mother) 8.9/10 1994 EarthBound (Mother 2) 9.5/10 1996 Kirby Super Star ¹ 9.1/10 1999 Super Smash Bros. ² 6/10 2001 Super Smash Bros. Melee ³ 9.5/10 2006 Mother 3 9.9/10 2008 Super Smash Bros. … Continue reading

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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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