May 192017

Miscellaneous Musings: On Horror Part II   First things first: In case you missed part I, here’s the link!   The TL;DR-version of Part I is: The Castle of Otranto and Wieland exemplify early horror, focusing on anxieties; internalized and externalized, with loss of control and a feeling of helplessness as a leitmotif, in one […]

Apr 052017
Miscellaneous Musings - Music Review: Nociceptor - Penumbra

Miscellaneous Musings – Music Review: Nociceptor – Penumbra And now for something completely different! I was actually sent a Cd and asked to review it as a prioritized review, so there you go!   First of all, I feel I have to explain where I’m coming from. As quite a few of you know, I […]

Mar 102017

Miscellaneous Musings: My Stance on the Depiction of Nazis in Gaming   So, this miscellaneous musing was ultimately prompted by several designers and friends asking, time and again, for my stance on the issue of the depiction of Nazis in media as adversaries and whether I am comfortable with it. The answer to the question, […]

Feb 072017

Dear patreons, dear readers!   A friend of mine once remarked that January is, metaphysically, the bleakest of months and I am inclined to agree. This month has been characterized, at least for me, by pretty much everything going not exactly as planned. Beyond technical issues and a growing sense of unease among many of […]

Dec 162016
Miscellaneous Musings: EZG in the US Part II

Part I can be found here! So people kept telling me that there’d be a massive difference between Northern and Southern California…and frankly, I did not grasp, even remotely, how pronounced the difference would be. Our first stop along the route to Los Angeles, after leaving the mind-boggling splendor and majesty of Big Sur, was […]