Let’s talk about me.
Super Smash Bros. Melee wasn’t released at a very good time for me. I was in college, away from home and most of my gaming friends. Also, it was released for the Nintendo GameCube, which history has shown us wasn’t a terribly successful console. In fact, I don’t think any of my closest friends back then owned a GameCube.
But because I know people who know people, there was a handful of opportunities to play Melee over the next few years.
I’d be at people’s houses and find mostly‐young, mostly‐male groups gathered around the TV trading smash attacks between signature Nintendo characters in the most wonderfully whimsical cartoon fighting game imaginable. Mortal Kombat this is not. Continue reading “Is this going to be forever?”
I know a thing or two about compromise — I bought a Nexus 5 a few months ago. It’s not the phone I want, but it’ll do. For now.
It’s been years since I bought something that wasn’t the latest and greatest Nexus model, but this time I think it was the right call. Like other Android fans, I awaited the announcement of the Nexus 6 with every bit as much excitement as the entire world does when it’s new‐iPhone‐time. (Yes, this is a thing people actually do for Nexus devices.)
I found myself utterly underwhelmed by Nexus 6. Price, size, boring, etc. But I knew I needed a new phone, so I immediately ordered the fan‐favorite Nexus 5.
Continue reading “Compromise and Nexus 5: a review”
Grab a dictionary and look up today’s word: imagery.
While you’re there, stop off at images. (That’s the word you’re looking for.)