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The Deserts We Make of Ourselves – 3P Reviews: Scott Pilgrim, Book One

  The world is a cold place. Life takes a lot out of you, even when the stakes are as low as they can get. This series is about a lot of things. It changes as you get older and see new ways to interpret its subjects. It’s more than it appears on its surface.… Continue reading The Deserts We Make of Ourselves – 3P Reviews: Scott Pilgrim, Book One

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Two, Episode Eleven (Episode Twenty-Five)

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   Season Two Episode Eleven: Doorway of Darkness - ****   Part One: This Would Make a Great Video Game Level The majority of this episode, as its name suggests,… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Two, Episode Eleven (Episode Twenty-Five)

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3P Reviews: Return of the Obra Dinn

Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 6 Creativity: 8 Plot: 6 Gameplay: 8 Sum: 35/50   Spoilers: Yes (you might want to heed the warning this time) Audience Assumptions: None   Part One: BOATS! Games are not known for their storytelling capabilities, which is a shame because they can be the best medium… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Return of the Obra Dinn

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Two, Episode Ten (Episode Twenty-Four)

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   Season Two Episode Ten: Inside the Belly - ****   Part One: Way to Ruin the Surprise, Marcoh For an episode framed around an action setpiece -- and an… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Two, Episode Ten (Episode Twenty-Four)

Lessons in Adaptation

Lessons in Adaptation: The Harry Potter Film Series

I love adaptations. I love to see what goes into creating them, how they change their source material, and how they don't. I've hardly made it a secret that my philosophy toward adaptation is that the more changes, the better, but each one has something it can teach us, no matter how it was made.… Continue reading Lessons in Adaptation: The Harry Potter Film Series

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Two, Episode Nine (Episode Twenty-Three)

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   Season Two Episode Nine: Girl on the Battlefield - ***   Part One: Hey, That's Actually Kinda Clever The protagonists' efforts to capture a homunculus last about a full… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Two, Episode Nine (Episode Twenty-Three)

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3P Reviews: Niche – A Genetics Survival Game

Breakdown Rating: Usability: 9 Aesthetics and Style: 8 Creativity: 8 Polish: 8 Depth: 7 Sum: 40/50 Spoilers: I guess? It's not really spoilerable... Audience Assumptions: None.   Niche - A Genetics Survival Game Part One: It is What it Says it is Rarely do I find a game that is truly innovative in its concept and… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Niche – A Genetics Survival Game