Let’s get weird

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Hello! Welcome to MonsterBrainSoup. I’m Lukas, and this is my corner of the internet to talk about things that matter to me and share my art and creations.

I want to use this space to talk about alternative identities, self-expression, and ways to live in this world happily and healthily while still finding ways to be who you really want to be, even while that changes and evolves with you.…

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Favorite “Dragon City” Dragons

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Published: October 21st, 2021
Last modified: October 21st, 2021


Dragon City is a popular mobile phone game that features most of the classic tropes: resource collecting, daily login bonuses, cooldown times, crafting times, and of course, tons of micro-transactions to speed all of those things up.



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Are Dragons Monsters?

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Short answer: yes.

Longer answer: yeah, I think so, kinda, for the most part, depending on context…

Really long answer….

In the context of general human collective unconscious, dragons are the ultimate manifestation of a predator. With the traits of a big cat, bird of prey, crocodilian, and snake, they combine qualities of apex predators across biomes.…

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Favorite “Well of Souls” Monsters

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Published: August 30th, 2021
Last modified: September 14th, 2021


Well of Souls is a free-to-play fantasy RPG game that was launched in 1998 and tremendously popular with my gradeschool self and friends. It was the first ever indie-developed MMORPG – in order to play online with other players, someone had to be hosting the session on their own home computer using the creator’s own software called MIX.



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Spotlight on “Scaler: The Shape-Shifting Chameleon”

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Published: June 15th, 2021
Last modified: June 15th, 2021


Scaler is a PS2-era game that a grand total of 3 people have ever heard of.

I’m being sarcastic, but seriously, this game did not get a lot of traction.

I acquired a copy by pure and complete accident – I joined a video game trading website, in which you send in your old games for points, and then exchange your points for other people’s used games.



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Spotlight on “Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy”

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Published: June 15th, 2021
Last modified: June 25th, 2021


Behold, one of many semi-forgotten treasures from the PlayStation 2. Allow me to share with you this strange, quirky game that honestly didn’t do very well commercially, but which that deeply influenced and inspired me throughout my childhood with stunning visuals, clever design, and a completely unique aesthetic that was far more creative than many other things out there.



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