Pumpin’ | Batman: Arkham Asylum (PC) #35 | Colorwind Beats

Episode 35 of my playthrough of Batman: Arkham Asylum for the PC via Steam. In this episode, we take out the Joker’s irrigation system! Continue reading “Pumpin’ | Batman: Arkham Asylum (PC) #35 | Colorwind Beats”

Getting Good with Ares | Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS4) | Colorwind Streams

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I’m playing Injustice: Gods Among Us for the PlayStation 4. I head into the lab and try to learn Ares, a character I’ve never used before. Then, I tackle the standard Battles ladder to test out what I’ve learned! Originally streamed on Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 5pm PDT. Continue reading “Getting Good with Ares | Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS4) | Colorwind Streams”

Let’s Get This Over With! | Yooka-Laylee (PlayStation 4) [Session 6] | Colorwind Streams

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My sixth session streaming Yooka-Laylee on the PlayStation 4. I try to advance forward but I end up doing more clean up in Glitterglaze Glacier before deciding to take a break. Originally streamed on Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 5pm PDT. Continue reading “Let’s Get This Over With! | Yooka-Laylee (PlayStation 4) [Session 6] | Colorwind Streams”

Cave Wandering | Batman: Arkham Asylum (PC) #34 | Colorwind Beats

Episode 34 of my playthrough of Batman: Arkham Asylum for the PC via Steam. We take a quick detour to find some Riddler trophies left over in the Caves. Continue reading “Cave Wandering | Batman: Arkham Asylum (PC) #34 | Colorwind Beats”

Characters Should Build Worlds, Not Lore

I’ve been playing Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door again recently and I’ve been really invested in its personality and charm. This is actually one of my favorite RPGs ever, despite it being starkly different from most games in the genre. It got me thinking about why it is that this game stands out to me in a genre that’s been defined by the high fantasy and science fiction tropes populated by series staples like Final Fantasy, Phantasy Star, and The Elder Scrolls. What is it that Thousand Year Door does so fundamentally differently that it, in my opinion, holds its own and in some ways surpasses titles that have shaped and laid the groundwork for the entire genre? Continue reading “Characters Should Build Worlds, Not Lore”

Gardener Needed | Batman: Arkham Asylum (PC) #33 | Colorwind Beats

Episode 33 of my playthrough of Batman: Arkham Asylum for the PC via Steam. We finally have what we need to take out Joker’s Titan formula. Unfortunately, Poison Ivy has taken a shine to it. Continue reading “Gardener Needed | Batman: Arkham Asylum (PC) #33 | Colorwind Beats”

WHERE THE HELL IS THE LAST PIG?! | Yooka-Laylee (PlayStation 4) [Session 5] | Colorwind Streams

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My fifth session streaming Yooka-Laylee on the PlayStation 4. I go back to Tribalstack Tropics to try to clean up the last of the collectibles before expanding Glitterglaze Glacier and checking out Icemetric Palace! Originally streamed on Wednesday, July 5rd, 2017 at 5pm PDT. Continue reading “WHERE THE HELL IS THE LAST PIG?! | Yooka-Laylee (PlayStation 4) [Session 5] | Colorwind Streams”

Pushing Through | Yooka-Laylee (PlayStation 4) [Session 4] | Colorwind Streams

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My fourth session streaming Yooka-Laylee on the PlayStation 4. I visit Glitterglaze Glacier for the first time in an attempt to increase my interest in the game. Yeah, I’m starting to lose interest. Originally streamed on Monday, July 3rd, 2017 at 5pm PDT. Continue reading “Pushing Through | Yooka-Laylee (PlayStation 4) [Session 4] | Colorwind Streams”

Killer Croc’s Lair | Batman: Arkham Asylum (PC) #32 | Colorwind Beats

Episode 32 of my playthrough of Batman: Arkham Asylum for the PC via Steam. I enter Killer Croc’s lair to get enough spores to make an antidote for Joker’s Titan formula. However, Croc ol’ boy isn’t going to make it easy! Continue reading “Killer Croc’s Lair | Batman: Arkham Asylum (PC) #32 | Colorwind Beats”

We Expanded a World! | Yooka-Laylee (PlayStation 4) [Session 3] | Colorwind Streams

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My third session streaming Yooka-Laylee on the PlayStation 4. I expanded Tribalstack Tropics! It’s so big now! Originally streamed on Wednesday, June 30th, 2017 at 2pm PDT. Continue reading “We Expanded a World! | Yooka-Laylee (PlayStation 4) [Session 3] | Colorwind Streams”