Satoru Iwata

My first great garage sale find was an original Nintendo Entertainment System with all the cords, 2 controllers, and 4 games including Super Mario Brothers 3 and Contra. All for seven dollars. We sold Contra for seven dollars. I later heard about Contra and all it entails, but I don’t really regret that sale. We […]

Justice

I’ve largely been silent on the issue of Ferguson, MO. Most of what I’ve “said” on the topic have been retweets and reblogs of what other people have said. Since I’m not on the ground there, I’ve ceded my voice to those that are. Since this doesn’t feel like my story, I’ve ceded my voice […]

Maybe

I may or may not have attempted to grill pork on the stove. I may or may not have set off the smoke alarm. The local fire department may or may not have been called. This may or may not show up on my student account. Maybe. Update: I did. I did. I did. It […]

Violence In Games

If you haven’t heard about all the to-do about Manhunt 2, the wikipedia page has a nice summary. Basically, someone made an extremely violent game, got an Adults Only rating from the ESRB, which makes it against company policy for it to be stocked at most major retailers or played on the major game consoles. […]