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Saving Bells and Selling Turnips

I’m not sure if any of you have heard about this not-very-well-known indie game called Animal Crossing. Just kidding. On this trend, I’m the one who’s late to the party. The new version of Animal Crossing for the Nintendo Switch came out a few months ago, and I’ve watched my FaceBook and Twitter feeds blow up with various memes, critiques, and pictures of the game. … Continue reading Saving Bells and Selling Turnips

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Deep Dive: Pokémon – Top 10 Kanto Region Pokémon

Ah, Pokémon, the tiny little monsters that defined an entire generation and have been in the zeitgeist floor over two decades. I was a huge fan of the original games when they came out back in 1998, and I was absolutely thrilled to revisit the Kanto region when Let’s Go Eevee and Let’s Go Pikachu came out recently for the Switch! In honor of returning … Continue reading Deep Dive: Pokémon – Top 10 Kanto Region Pokémon

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Deep Dive – Mario: Super Mario All-Stars

As Renata mentioned in her post, I’ll be continuing this week’s theme of diving deeper into the expansive library of Mario games. One of the things I initially lamented when we did the Mario episode of our Overrated/Underrated podcast was that I couldn’t discuss the earlier games in the series since Renata has never played them. Now, though, the entire history of Mario lay before … Continue reading Deep Dive – Mario: Super Mario All-Stars

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Deep Dive: Mario Party Edition

This week is mine and Josh’s first deep dive into a topic we’ve covered on our podcast, Overrated/Underrated. Our podcast is lovingly called “the show where two exes bicker pointlessly about nothing for a half hour” because, well, that’s what it is. Josh and I have individually documented what it’s like to work on this pod together on my blog, and while we’ve had our … Continue reading Deep Dive: Mario Party Edition