Today was one of the worst days I’ve had in the past year. Terrible things compounded in on each other. For some reason, Frodo and Gandalf’s conversation came to me from the Lord of the Rings. At that point, Frodo turns to Gandalf and wishes he never had to carry this burden. That the ring… Continue reading “So do all who live to see such times…”
I had orginally titled this article with this name but it was changed in the editing process. That’s fine, in fact I’m more excited that my article has gone up! http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1109813.shtml The other writing today I’ll be doing will be on the D&D campaign I’m working on and outlining some project ideas…
Today I wrote another piece for the Global Times, same as before, once it’s published, I can link to it here. I wrote on the World Cup actually, and how it brings people together. Something I found to be somewhat interesting, especially as an American that while people in the US come together to watch… Continue reading Global Times 2
As of today, I started to write some articles for the Global Times here in Beijing! I’ll just do a few articles a month, but while I can’t publish it here, I’ll link to it once it’s up. As for further writing today I’ll be trying to work a bit on my D&D adventure later,… Continue reading Global Times
Recently I finished watching the show “Mayoiga The Lost Village” (迷家-マヨイガ). A sort of mix between Persona 4 and Lost. I’d say it was ok if not that great. What stood out to me interestingly enough was it’s approach to character building. In writing it’s best to have fleshed out characters which have a strong… Continue reading Fake three dimensional characters
I wanted to build off the ideas which I presented in my last post on canon and why we care about it. While canon certainly matters to us, it seems to have one exception in our minds… the what if? From parallel universes in Star Trek to “what if we killed Hitler?” such as in… Continue reading What if?
can·on1 ˈkanən/ -the works of a particular author or artist that are recognized as genuine. Be it Star Wars or Harry Potter we always seem to want to know what is or is not canon. What is “real” and what is not in a world that by definition is already “unreal” or fictional is an odd paradox. Nevertheless,… Continue reading Why Canon Matters