D&D is a sort of simulation. A simulation of living in a fantasy world where fearless heroes and dreadful monsters clash daily in spectacular battles. A world where you are a great champion, and the creator of the universe is frequently disorganized, highly distractable, and alarmingly vague on the rules of the universe he’s trying to run.
Final Fantasy X
A game about the ghost of an underwater football player who travels through time to save the world from a tick that controls kaiju satan. Really.
Mass Effect Retrospective
A novel-sized analysis of the Mass Effect series that explains where it all went wrong. Spoiler: It was long before the ending.
Even allegedly smart people can make life-changing blunders that seem very, very obvious in retrospect.
The Truth About Piracy
What are publishers doing to fight piracy and why is it all wrong?
Good to be the King?
Which would you rather be: A king in the middle ages, or a lower-income laborer in the 21st century?