Tag Archives: Video Games

Skyrim Civil War Part 1: Stormcloak Rebellion

Like choosing a spouse in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the civil war is a popular topic of player discussion. Which side should a Dragonborn choose, the Stormcloaks or the Empire? I wanted to experience everything in the game, so I played … Continue reading

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Skyrim Special Edition special guest

Skyrim is my favorite video game of all time, and I was absolutely gobsmacked to discover that Dan Donohue, voice actor for my favorite Skyrim character Teldryn Sero, popped in to watch my livestream yesterday! He also voiced Warden Eternal in … Continue reading

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Fallout 4: Romancing the ghoul

I have a confession. I’ve been cheating on my husband. Again. I don’t want to break MacCready’s heart, but if I have to listen to him complain after I pick up one more battered clipboard in Fallout 4, I’m going to knock … Continue reading

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Comparisons between Fallout and my Stellarnet series

I started writing Stellarnet Rebel in 2009, a year after the release of Fallout 3. The “bracers” used by my characters Genny and Duin are similar to the Pipboy devices in the Fallout franchise. Basically, a smart phone worn around … Continue reading

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Back in my day, video games had stick figures

When people complain about graphics in video games, and frame rate, and immersion, and lag, and whether PS4 is better than Xbox One, and how Skyrim “sucks” compared to Oblivion or Morrowind, and which Final Fantasy game is better than … Continue reading

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Game review: Dishonored DLC shines like a rune in the void

DISHONORED DLC: THE KNIFE OF DUNWALL & THE BRIGMORE WITCHES Rating: M for Mature Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Strong Language * * * MINOR SPOILERS * * * I played Dishonored last month and enjoyed it enough … Continue reading

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Game review: Dishonored aka What Thief Should Have Been

DISHONORED Rating: M for Mature Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Strong Language Read parts one and two of my Thief review * * * MINOR SPOILERS * * * I recently finished Dishonored (in high chaos) and let … Continue reading

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Skyrim spouses: The good, the bad and the ugly

The Divines have blessed a total of 30 female marriage candidates and 37 male marriage candidates in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and official expansions. You can marry anyone, regardless of your Dragonborn’s race or gender, so long as you’ve fulfilled … Continue reading

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Game review part 2: THIEF leaves me feeling unsatisfied

THIEF Rating: M for Mature Blood, Nudity, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Use of Drugs and Violence Read part 1: THIEF makes me feel oh so very naughty ********* SPOILERS ********* A few weeks ago I rented THIEF from Redbox … Continue reading

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Game review: THIEF makes me feel oh so very naughty

THIEF Rating: M for Mature Blood, Nudity, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Use of Drugs and Violence I prefer rogues. In Skyrim, my Nightingale Dragonborn sneaks and snipes her way through dungeons. My vampire assassin creeps and cut-throats her way … Continue reading

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