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Elden Ring Themes & Influences - Pt 1 - Norse Mythology

Hello, dear reader. You may sometimes hear me refer to myself as the world's slowest writer. Please know, and I apologize for this, that I don't say that entirely in jest. You see, I've been working on an analysis of …

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Demons & Lilies - Breaking Down the Shin Megami Tensei V Announcement Trailer

On July 20, 2020, on a humble Nintendo Direct dedicated to third party releases, the latest trailer for Shin Megami Tensei V gracefully descended to earth and it is ELECTRIFYING! You can see the trailer here: Now let’s …

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The Real Life Inspirations Behind Lab Zero's Indivisible

Special Note from Richmond: I originally wrote this article in 2015, four years before the official release of Indivisble. At the time I had no connection to LabZero or Indivisible. I was just a fan admiring it from …

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From Mickey Mouse to Jesus, This Dragon’s Crown Trailer is Full of Epic Homages

Watching the latest Dragon’s Crown trailer I was delighted by the density of historical and pop cultural references they managed to sprinkle into every shot. Dragon’s Crown is the latest game from Vanillaware, best …

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A Buddhist’s Guide to Asura’s Wrath Part 3 – The Mighty Vajra

A Buddhist’s Guide to Asura’s Wrath Part 1 – Buddhist Cyborgs and the story of the Asura A Buddhist’s Guide to Asura’s Wrath Part 2 – The Bishop’s Staff and Hungry Ghosts A …

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A Buddhist's Guide to Asura's Wrath Part 2 - The Bishop’s Staff and Hungry Ghosts

Welcome to the second installment of A Buddhist’s Guide to Asura’s Wrath. First off, I want to thank everyone who read and shared Part 1. Because of your positive feedback and support, the article got the attention of …

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