My Top 10 Video Games of 2017

I began this list originally with an introduction that was probably a bit too long and, perhaps, for the most part, unnecessary, so in one sentence, I’m going to express the sentiment I was going for:

2017 was a rough year for a number of people, but a great year for video games, and as hard as it may have been, the games this year seemed to make it a little bit better.

There. Phew. Done.

My top ten video games of 2017 list commences. (more…)

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My Top 5 Games of 2016

One of the things I look forward to most during the last few weeks of the year are the end of year lists, the “best of”s and “my favorite” this and that thing–as you may be able to tell from my posts here recently; what can I say? I like lists. (more…)

My Resolutions (of 2016): How Did I Do?

There’s something nice about a new calendar. Because of the way we view the rollover between the end of one year and the beginning of another, we encourage ourselves to set goals, to dream of a better us making better choices regarding the things that actually matter. But often times, we don’t follow through. Sometimes that which we strive for is a tad bit too lofty, but mostly we just have a difficult time sticking with the goals we’ve set.

At the beginning of 2016, I set a modest assortment of resolutions for myself and while I imagine I’d like to do the same here soon, I’d first like to examine how I did with what I set out for and if I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished. (more…)

20 Television Shows That Are Worth Your Attention: Part One

At some point around this time last year, I decided to begin writing a lot of “Best of” lists: The best movies I’d seen in 2015, the best books I’d read, the best games I’d played.  And mixed in with those lists was a group of articles I never finished, but meant to, a collection of lists of the best shows on television that ended halfway through because I had a real issue committing to what I could label as “best.”

Seriously.

So I’m trying something different this time. (more…)