How the FFVII Remake can continue to flesh out the infamous one-winged angel with one scene

Let me tell you about the first time I met Sephiroth. He’s a sleek character on the PlayStation screen, cooly holding his blade, HP a whopping 3264. With an effortless gesture, the dragon standing before him is obliterated. The victory music cues up and there I am besides him, cheesing…

The power and lasting impact of the parent-child relationship in Final Fantasy X

“You can’t do it, kid.”

Tidus is seven when his famous father, Jecht, reminds him he can’t do this. He will never be great at blitzball — not like him, at least. As Jecht shows off his trademark moves, Tidus stands to the side, humiliated.

Ten years later and the…

Games and tabletop adventures that brought comfort during the COVID-19 pandemic

It is time to say goodbye to 2020. The past 10 months have brought with it a grief that’s impossible to capture. While there is finally light at the end of the tunnel, in no way has it brought an end to this pandemic or its emotional toll.

2020 left…

B. M. Gonzalez

A writer who enjoys analyzing video games. Dungeon Master, teacher, accessibility consultant, & fiction writer.

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