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My Favorite Things: Fantasy Video Games, Obscure Fairy Tales, and Ghost Stories

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They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week we have two video game selections- including an old favorite, and a MMORPG perfect for people who don’t normally like MMORPGs. On…

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“The Flow of Time is Always Cruel”: On Finally Finishing The Legend of Zelda, Ocarina of Time

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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time begins in childhood. Specifically, Link’s childhood. At the start of the game, the camera pans down to a sleeping boy clad in green. He is the only one of the Kokiri (forest children), who does not have a fairy. That is until Link is visited by the the persistent sprite Navi, who wakes…

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Why This Man Prefers to Play Games As a Woman

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I’m a straight cis man and, when given a choice, I will usually play as a female character. Not always. I played a man in Fallout 4 because I could make Codsworth, my robo-butler, actually say my name, and I played as a man who looked like Ozzy Osborne in Bloodborne because, of course you create a character who looks…

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