A few months ago I predicted how the characters in Three Hopes would play - did I do a good job?
Kaichu’s Demo Shows Off a Cute, Silly Dating Sim That Seems Perfect for Streaming
There's nothing more romantic than watching Mount Rushmore crumble into a million pieces.
My Real Life Disco Elysium Stats
After playing a lot of Disco Elysium recently, I decided to make my own stats in the game!
Fitness Friday: Adventure Rules Reviews IRL Exercise
I took a break from Ring Fit Adventure to exercise in *shivers* The Real World!
Nintendo Direct Predictions AKA Making My Contribution to the Cycle of Content™️
My Nintendo Direct predictions, offered as a sacrifice to the Content gods.
First Impressions of Teaming Up with My Child to Play Kingdom Hearts III
I picked up Kingdom Hearts III expecting to play it on my own. But when my child saw some familiar Disney faces, this game became a father/child project that's been a blast to experience as a team.
How My Brief Flirtation with FE Builder Gave Me a Greater Appreciation for Game Development
I've often read a sentiment from game developers that it is essentially a miracle anytime a video game is shipped. My experience helped me to have a deeper understanding of how true that is, but it also showed me how satisfying it can be to work on a game.
Squeenix’s Virtual Tabletop RPG “Voice of Cards” Brings Nothing New to the Table
Voice of Cards attempts to capture the magic of tabletops, but feels like a flash game in its simplicity, both mechanically and narratively.
Honestly I’m Just Making a List of Nintendo Direct Predictions So People Can Laugh at My Expense Next Week
I am happy to announce that I, Ian, the executive producer, creative director, head writer, lead artist, and social media manager of the gaming blog Adventure Rules - the Essential Companion of Heroic Adventurers - will be participating once again in the Content™ that is the Nintendo Direct phenomenon.
Unpacking the Ending of Boyfriend Dungeon
I experienced my first crush in middle school. The subject of my affections was a girl who sat next to me in band class. She was a real catch, let me tell you. She met my incredibly high standards immediately. One, she was cute. Two, she talked to me. I was smitten and I had... Continue Reading →