Tag Archives: Blizzard

Hands On and Involved

It was Parent Night in my religious education classroom this week. To my pleasant surprise, all but two of my students’ parents showed up. The kids and parents usually came to the classroom together, but separated when they sat down: … Continue reading

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Reinventing the Conversation Wheel: A Commentary on Peer Pressure

BioWare is famous— perhaps infamous, even— for its conversation wheel. It’s the game mechanic that allows players to mold and shape their experience as the story unfolds by choosing responses to NPCs via conversation/RPG cutscenes. In the first Knights of … Continue reading

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He Ain’t Heavy…

It’s my brother’s birthday tomorrow. Yeah, he’s a 7/11 baby and it certainly makes his birthday easy to remember. He’s one of the strongest influences in my life. I wouldn’t have many of the interests— or the benefits of those … Continue reading

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Diablo III: The First Week

Or, “The Post in which Toriah Rambles Incoherently About Her Experience of Diablo III So Far.” I’m not sure if it’s calm realism or cynicism that let me remain unperturbed by the issues plaguing the first few days of Diablo … Continue reading

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