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.This…

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Favorite Gen 6 Pokémon

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Published: January 30th, 2021 Last modified: February 24th, 2021 Continuing from my Generation 5 review, here’s my five favorite Pokémon from Generation 6, X and Y.Not the most amazingly creative generation, but not a bad one, either! Honestly, a lot of the concepts introduced were cooler than the actual execution of the final designs.…

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Favorite Gen 5 Pokémon

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Published: January 16th, 2021 Last modified: February 24th, 2021 Continuing where we left off with generation 4 Pokémon, here are my five favorite designs from generation 5, Black and White. Krokorok Hard choice between Sandile and this second-stage evolution, and I can’t entirely explain why.…

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