My SNES Classic Mini Experience

Scrappy, the oracle dog, predicting my experience before it even happened The night before it released, I realized that I was a bit behind the curve when it comes to knowing when and where to get a SNES Classic. As I struggle as an adjunct faculty to keep my head above water and try to […]


Sometimes, in my dreams and certainly not reality, I hear video game makers say the most fundamental part of a video game is code. It’s all just math really, they might say when you ask them what a video game is. There are others that say that games are just a set of rules that […]

Blog Update (or um, Downdate)

Hi readers/friends, It’s been about three weeks since my last blog post. A lot has been going on in my personal life, as I’m sure there’s been a lot going on in yours as well. As things get real over here, I’m going to have to suspend this blog… indefinitely, although I hope to continue […]

Thoughts on ep. 23 of No Cartridge Audio

Are video games the  new and improved ‘opiate of the masses?’ Recently I’ve come across the relatively recently created podcast called “No Catridge Audio“. It’s good, go listen to it. It was created by Hegelbon (I can’t find his first name as I swim in his pseudonyms), a PhD in literature fellow, wherein he talks about games […]

Hollow Knight (2017)

“If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined up with a line, it might represent a minotaur.” -Pablo Picasso ? ?  Heyo. Wakalapi, aka. Evergreen Sage Mage, here. A bit about myself… I’m a metroidvaniac, as Well-Red calls it, going way back into the 80’s. I beat the…