Final Fantasy VII: How the Game and its Protagonist Changed My Life Forever

Good morning and welcome to another edition of "Games with Coffee!" May the delicious brew in your favourite mug give you +1 in both your wakefulness and energy stats! Today's topic is a very special one for me: 20 years ago, on September 7, 1997, Final Fantasy VII was released in North America. I don't … Continue reading Final Fantasy VII: How the Game and its Protagonist Changed My Life Forever

“The Quest:” Practicing Writing Through Fanfiction and Using NaNoWriMo as Motivation to Write!

Good morning and welcome to another edition of "Games with Coffee!" How is everyone today? As you may or may not know, November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo): the annual event where writers from all over write a minimum 50,000 word novel in one month. It's a pretty big deal, since it motivates people … Continue reading “The Quest:” Practicing Writing Through Fanfiction and Using NaNoWriMo as Motivation to Write!

A Quick List of Great, Halloween-inspired Video Game Tunes!

Good morning boils and ghouls and welcome to another edition of "Games with Coffee." Happy Halloween! Whether you're going to a costume party, handing out candy or trick-or-treating yourself, it always helps to have some tunes prepared to get you into the right mood. With that, I thought I'd share a quick list of Halloween … Continue reading A Quick List of Great, Halloween-inspired Video Game Tunes!

Video Game Music: Why It’s My Personal Soundtrack To Life

Good morning everyone, and welcome to another edition of "Games with Coffee." Grab your favourite mug and a pair of headphones, because I'm going to talk to you about a subject that's dear to my heart: Video Game Music! Video game music (which I'll abbreviate to VGM) has evolved far beyond its origins back in the 70's and 80's, … Continue reading Video Game Music: Why It’s My Personal Soundtrack To Life