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30 Days of Character Development: Day 1

The following entries for the “30 Days of Character Development” project are all for my main Toriah, blood elf expert markswoman who gained the rank of Ranger Captain before she was handpicked by the Lord Regent to represent her people … Continue reading

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Chapter 5: “Bloodsport” (WoW Fiction)

Chapter 1: Homecoming Chapter 2: An Audience with the Warchief Chapter 3: The Idea Chapter 4: New Arrivals She’s back! When we last left Toriah, Sergeant Krodan Bloodbane, and little Yue-Ming, they had just met the group of Pandaren newcomers … Continue reading

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The Veteran: A Warcraft/Real Life Story

On the surface, there’s really nothing remarkable about Brem. What usually makes him stand out in the guild— aside from his thirst for Alliance blood— is his atrocious spelling. In fact, he’s taken a sort of grotesque pride in his … Continue reading

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(Staying) Alive in the Superunknown of “The Long Dark”

Last week, I listed all of the potential reasons to fall in gaming love with The Long Dark from indie company Hinterland Games. One of my main reasons was the developers’ approach to gameplay and their decision to make combat … Continue reading

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Excited About the Apocalypse

When I first heard about survival simulator “The Long Dark” from Hinterland Games, I got really excited. To be honest, one shouldn’t get this excited about the demise of our modern lives, even if it’s in a video game— but … Continue reading

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Gamer Mommy Confessions: Cathar Got Your Tongue?

I had to give a speech from the pulpit before Sunday Mass some weeks ago. It wasn’t anything huge or mind-blowing— just an explanation of this ministry I’ve been facilitating for the past couple of years and an invitation to … 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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