Letters from Ivalice: Part 3

Jennifer Unkle and Allen Ibrahim make their way to the summit of Mt. Bur-Omisace, learning more about Fran and the inner workings of the Archadian Empire. Jen finally manages to get a handle on the combat, while Allen insists that even the game hates Vaan. ALLEN, After our last series of letters, I came close …

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Letters from Ivalice: Part 2

As Jennifer Unkle and Allen Ibrahim continue their journey through Final Fantasy XII, Allen is swept up in the politics and finer details of this gorgeous, complex world, while Jen grits her teeth through several brutal bosses. JEN, I’m surprised by a lot of Final Fantasy XII. Its minute-to-minute structure reminds me of a linear RPG or …

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Letters from Ivalice: Part 1

This year, Jennifer Unkle and Allen Ibrahim decided to play through Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, a remastered update of the PS2 classic. While Jennifer had never played it before and Allen had some prior (if incomplete) experience, the two set out to chronicle their experiences through a series of letters. This first set …

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Jen’s October Flicks: Train to Busan

This October, we’re trying something different. From October 2nd to the 31st, Jen will be writing up horror movie recommendations on a daily basis. The selection will weave between well-worn classics and the smaller fare, but they’re all special in their own way. If you watch one and want to let her know what you …

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Jen’s October Flicks: Jacob’s Ladder

This October, we’re trying something different. From October 2nd to the 31st, Jen will be writing up horror movie recommendations on a daily basis. The selection will weave between well-worn classics and the smaller fare, but they’re all special in their own way. If you watch one and want to let her know what you …

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Jen’s October Flicks: Alien

This October, we’re trying something different. From October 2nd to the 31st, Jen will be writing up horror movie recommendations on a daily basis! The selection will weave between well-worn classics and the smaller fare, but they’re all special in their own way. If you watch one and want to let her know what you …

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The Joys of Agony

In the seven months since Nier: Automata’s release, I’ve played through a number of heavy-hitters and memorable gems alike, yet none have had the same level of permanence. The wounds left by Yoko Taro’s depressing masterpiece never closed: “Vague Hope (Cold Rain)” still makes me tear up without fail, and few things give me greater …

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#WeGotThis

  Dear Trans Friends, It’s been a long week, huh? We spent most of Monday and Tuesday on pins and needles, hoping beyond hope that the latest Republican plan to break our health care would bleed out on the floor (it didn’t). This morning, Trump saw an opportunity to sink the knife deeper and attack …

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