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Category Archives: Entertainment
My favorite unusual games of 2022!
I’ve been rather quiet the past week as I’ve been enjoying — and enduring — the holidays with my family. But the end of the year is approaching, and I thought I should do some sort of year-end wrap up. … Continue reading
Posted in Entertainment, video games 4 Comments
An intro to Mastodon from a relative newcomer!
“So your favorite social media site has been taken over by a bumbling fascist-friendly narcissist.” Mine, too. With Twitter under new management that leaves me very pessimistic about its future as a viable communications site, I’ve been taking a look … Continue reading
Posted in Entertainment, Personal 6 Comments
Bite-size horror video games!
The existence of game distributors like Steam and the Epic Store have led to a bit of a Renaissance in short form horror video games. Small teams of developers, even single people, have crafted a variety of games that make … Continue reading
Posted in Entertainment, Horror 1 Comment