My Dark Souls Journey (Part 2)

Sorry this took me so long to publish. I’ve been busy with work and finishing off playthrough number 2 of Dark Souls. Playthrough number three will be on my Twitch channel!

Ah, Blighttown.

The most poisonous, least smooth place in Lordran.

I went into Blighttown with some trepidation. I had heard from friends just what a nightmare I was in for. Just the abrupt change in lighting after leaving the Depths was enough to make me mutter “Oh fuck” under my breath. I made my way down the tunnel trepidatiously, spotting two figures in the distance. They turn and run towards me. Two hulking beasts with clubs. One swings. I mistime my dodge. I get one-shotted, dropping all of the souls I gained from beating the Gaping Dragon.

So it’s gonna be like that, is it Blighttown? Continue reading “My Dark Souls Journey (Part 2)”

Itchy. Tasty: A Love Letter To Resident Evil

In 1996, a small team led by Shinji Mikami with Capcom released Resident Evil. The game featured memorable characters, horrific monsters, and some cringeworthy dialogue. The game would also spawn various sequels, spin-offs, a movie franchise, and would go on to define the beloved “survival horror” sub-genre of gaming. But does the original live up to it’s legacy?

The story follows the members of Raccoon City’s S.T.A.R.S. team, as they investigate a series of grisly murders in the forests outside the city. Bravo Team’s helicopter went missing, and it’s up to our heroes in Alpha Team to follow up and uncover the mysteries of their missing comrades… and the mansion they find themselves chased into by wild dogs. And so the horror begins.

Continue reading “Itchy. Tasty: A Love Letter To Resident Evil”