Veronica Roth’s “Chosen Ones” Is The Adult Fantasy/Sci-Fi Combo We’ve Been Waiting For

We’re all familiar with the teenage filled, action packed, you’re the ‘chosen one’ story-lines. They take us on a journey that usually ends in one way or another with a ‘happy’ ending. The side we never get to see though, is what happens after? Do things go back to normal? Are these characters at peace…

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The Two Streamers I’d Take the Video Game Journey with Any Day: Bryan Dechart and Amelia Rose Blaire from Dechart Games

Video games take us on a journey unlike any other. It’s no wonder we want to share that journey with other people. Bryan Dechart and Amelia Rose Blaire, aka Dechart Games, are two Twitch streamers I’d share the video game journey with any day. The two actors stream multiple times per week and love to…

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5 Reasons Why You Need To Be Watching Retro Replay

Back in 2018, Retro Replay was born and since then has amassed over 200k subscribers on YouTube. The series follows actors Nolan North and Troy Baker as they sit down and play retro video games (or more recently video games they’ve starred in). Though this may sound familiar to some, Retro Replay has its own…

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The Journey’s End For a Tale of Two Brothers: Life is Strange 2 Review

Phew, what a journey! With the incredibly successful first game to live up to, Life is Strange 2 managed to create an emotionally driven and powerful game that explored heavy themes. At the end of the day, it told us a story of two brothers and how devastating circumstances lead to an out of this…

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The Decade of the Female Protagonist: 10 Video Game Heroines That Inspire Me and the Life Lessons They Taught

The 2010s bought my transition from childhood to adulthood. Turning 15 near the beginning of 2010 and now 24 in 2019, 15 feels like a lifetime ago and yet from then until now I’ve learnt and been taught so much. In this time period, I also solidified my love of narrative, storytelling and more specifically…

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Time to Turn to Magic: Desert Prayer Short Film Review

There’s something so genuine and powerful about a short film. That aesthetically beautiful essence where you can tell how much time and passion has gone into the project. Desert Prayer oozed these qualities perfectly, making me wish I could sit down with the creators and pull a part both the behind the scenes of making…

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Travel the Seas to Find a Cure: Greedfall Review

Known to many as the Dragon Age successor, Greedfall is the fantasy RPG you’ve been missing. Developed by Spiders and published by Focus Home Interactive, players take on the role of De Sardet and travel across the ocean to find new lands and a cure for the malichor, a deadly sickness sweeping your home country.…

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Wake Up, It’s Time to Save the World: The Outer Worlds Review

From developers Obsidian Entertainment comes a futuristic RPG set in a vibrant world worth visiting, or shall I say worlds – this is a story set in space after all. Varying an average completion time of 20-30 hours, you are a character woken from a deep and icy cryogenic sleep. Things aren’t as peachy as…

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The Bookstagram Powerhouse: An Exploration Into the Success of Bookstagram and the People That Run It. Week Four Interview: cainbooks

Bookstagrammer Claudia, also known as @cainbooks, lives in New Zealand and started her bookstagram journey in October 2016. What I love about Claudia is the elegance and simplicity her profile oozes. Whenever I see Claudia’s posts, I can’t help but feel calmer and know that even if a day can be hard, there’s always a good…

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Heavy Themes Explored in Veronica Roth’s Sci-Fi Collection “The End and Other Beginnings: Stories From the Future” Proves You Don’t Need a Feature Length Novel to Make an Emotional Impact

Books are often an experience unique to each individual and made to be shared and talked about. This can certainly be said for Veronica Roth’s short story collection The End and Other Beginnings: Stories From the Future, as it takes you on a deep emotional journey via six short stories. When opening the first few…

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