Is this thing on?

If there has been one constant in my life, it has been video games. And so, if there were ever a subject on which I could express more than a couple of sentences, it would be video games. And thusly, if ever there were a medium through which I could convey said sentences, it would be the Internet, which brings me to the wretched hive of scum and villainy known as the blogosphere.

What’s it all about?

I didn’t have a specific goal in mind when I decided to create this blog, other than I wanted to share my perspective on the world of interactive entertainment. My first few ideas revolve around picking apart clich├ęs and design trends in modern games as well as those from my childhood. But who knows what the future may hold and what tripe may be spewed from my bug-addled brain?

It’s not about reviews or rants (although thinly veiled hints of either may pop up in the discussion at hand). It’s not about detailing the unboxing of the MegaStorm Ultimate Epic Collector’s Edition. It’s not about what I had for lunch today.

This is a love letter to all the games that unintentionally made me laugh.

This is a friendly jab at all the developers who have taken a shortcut or two in their day.

This is Side Scrolls.