Author Archives: Stylist

About Stylist

Poet, librarian, and video game enthusiast.

KOTOR or Knights of Baldur’s Effect

Back in college when I didn’t need sleep to live I powered through this game in a weekend.  Me and my boys HK and Canderous sowed evil across the galaxy and showed up the sanctimonious assholes on the Jedi Council … Continue reading

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Diablo 2: All My Friends Are Playing Diablo 3

If you are reading this blog right now, chances are you’re here for one of two reasons. Either you are googling Ico art, and were led to this page. If that’s that case, stop searching for Yorda pictures you creepy … Continue reading

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Diablo 2: u hav SOJ?

One of the most fascinating aspects about the Diablo franchise is the emergence of a thriving trading economy among players. It’s the only gameplay completely generated by the players, organic and in flux from day-to-day. I’m going to give a brief rundown … Continue reading

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Diablo 2: Diablo 1

I should confess that we are playing Diablo 2 at my insistence. Diablo 3 is a little more than a month away and I wanted to take one last nostalgia trip through a game I consider a classic, gaming milestone, and personal favorite. As you … Continue reading

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Game #4: Diablo 2

I was born in 1991, what’s a Diablo? Back in the roaring 90’s, before World of Warcraft was a glimmer in Blizzard Entertainment’s eye, they were known for two things, Starcraft (real-time strategy) and the Diablo series (hack and slash). … Continue reading

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Ico: Lost, Waiving a Stick, and Dragging Your Girlfriend Around Town by the Hand Is No Way to Go Through Life, Son

I think Ico may be the first game Tiamonster and I split on for Gaming Graveyard (Uh-oh, mommy and daddy are fighting!). While I have minor complaints about the mechanics, I’m going to focus on the love story. The lazy, misogynist love … Continue reading

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And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled away the stone, and sat upon it.

Looks like the official Baldur’s Gate website has been reactivated… http://www.baldursgate.com/

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