I’ve been rewatching LOST with my dad since last fall, and we finished up Season 5 on Father’s day. We watched the last three episodes of the season—“Follow the Leader” and “The Incident” (Parts 1 and 2)—in one sitting on Father’s Day. Watching them a second time gave me a little more insight into the… Continue reading LOST Theory: Quarantine?
Whether I like it or not, my education has made me more of a literary snob than I once was or really want to be. It’s not intentional, but I seem to be unable to read anything without putting a critical slant on it or dissecting it in some way. I have been trained, whether… Continue reading The Worth of Franchise Fiction
Since the E3 trailer, I’ve been thinking a lot about Star Wars: The Old Republic and what I hope the game turns out to be. Tobold’s MMORPG Blog has another really good post regarding TOR hopes vs. realistic expectations, but I still think it’s too full of cynicism, even for this early in the game.… Continue reading Character Progression in Star Wars: The Old Republic
After Episode III was released, the Lucas camp began talking vaguely to the media about ways they planned to continue the Star Wars franchise outside of film. Aside from lengthy novel series such as The New Jedi Order, Legacy of the Force, and the new Fate of the Jedi, Lucas said there would be a… Continue reading Why There Has Never Been a Better Time for a Live-Action Star Wars TV Series
Tobold posted a very interesting blog about Star Wars: The Old Republic today. Tobold argues that Bioware has overhyped their game already, setting expectations so high that the final product will never be able to meet expectations, leading to disappointment from the dedicated fanbase. He says that fanboys (my term, not his) should wait until… Continue reading Star Wars: The Old Republic Hype: Fanboy Fun