TroubleGMR’s Favorite Video Games: the Monster Hunter Series

A little more than fourteen years ago . . . I can't remember how precisely it started. I remember that it wasn't my kind of game, or so I thought. My bread and butter at the time was the more old fashioned class of console RPGs, which involved menus and turn-based combat. My first legitimate... Continue Reading →

TroubleGMR’s Playing: FF XIV: Heaven-on-High

In the Stormblood expansion of Final Fantasy XIV, not long after entering the Ruby Sea, you glimpse a complicated Jenga-looking tower in the distance, stretching impossibly up beyond the clouds. When I saw it the first time, I couldn't help but wonder what was going to be inside it. You don't put a wondrous structure... Continue Reading →

Final Thoughts: Secret of Mana Remake

If you've been watching The Cartographers Guild stream lately, you know we played the recent remake of the SNES game, Secret of Mana. I wrote an article on the original game for my Favorite Video Games series, in fact, as soon as I heard about the coming release of the voice-acted, 3D remake. Now, a... Continue Reading →

Late to the Mod: Skyrim Romance, Part 2

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Bethesda Games Skyrim Romance Modder: Mara (and her minions) Released: December 2015 (Original), December 2017 (3.1) Played: March 2018 Welcome back, dear readers! It is now time for Part 2 of this modding adventure, where we look into the content and play of Skyrim Romance, the (in)famous mod that brings... Continue Reading →

Late to the Mod: Skyrim Romance, Part 1

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Bethesda Games Skyrim Romance Modder: Mara (and a small army of voice actors and helping modders) Released: December 2015 (Original), August 2017 (3.0) Played: March 2018 So it’s pretty awesome being the Dragonborn.  Yes, there is the uncomfortable responsibility of saving Tamriel from Alduin, the World Eater, but you have... Continue Reading →

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