Boy, do I love Dragon Quest! I certainly don't claim to have devoured every entry, but every moment from my first steps into Alefgard in the original to bounding across plains atop a sabrecat in Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King has been a joy to undertake. My elation to find that the … Continue reading My Time with the ‘Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age’ Demo!
That's it! That's the post! Much like reaching the max completion in Hollow Knight, I felt that reaching the end of the C-Sides called for a celebratory post! You can see my totals in the photo below! I plan on updating my review of Celeste in the future, but I want to wait until Chapter … Continue reading I Completed All B-and C-Sides in Celeste!
If you’ve been a reader of my blog for very long, you probably noticed that I like to do reviews of games that I play. I try to keep them based off more recent releases so as not to inundate you all with posts about games that are already common knowledge. But being as that … Continue reading Where Are the New Reviews?!
Morality. It can be a tricky concept in the day to day life of humanity. Every single person on this planet builds up their own moral compass as they grow from infancy, taking in new information and amending their previously held thoughts and beliefs as they further develop. I would argue that one’s morality continues … Continue reading Choosing Sides: Morality in Video Games
How many times have you felt stuck in life? If you’re anything like me, the answer is probably uncomfortably often. Even when we know what our days have in store for us, it is an easy thing to tumble off the path and lose sight of exactly where we are heading. Even the destinations within … Continue reading The RPG Quests of Life
Tragic heroes have been a staple of storytelling for centuries. Countless figures have worn the mantle throughout human history such as Oedipus, Hamlet, William Wallace of Braveheart, and the more recent Ned Stark in Game of Thrones. But literature and film are not the only prominent story telling media in the modern age: the past … Continue reading The Importance of Gaming’s Tragic Heroes
I’ve had a bit of writer’s block lately with creating this post…and what I mean by that is that I can hardly put down Stardew Valley long enough to make myself write about it! I am hopelessly lost inside of this charming world! I first played Stardew Valley in 2017 after it came to the … Continue reading Settling Back into Stardew Valley
I'm spending time with family today for my grandmother's burial. She passed last November, but today she is receiving her military honors for serving in the army. Instead of a question, I want you to spend some time with those you love today. Cherish them. Take in the moments. Nobody lasts forever. Take care. -Brink
It’s been a busy week: lots of stuff to do at work, preparing for a trip with friends next week, and plenty of things I need to get around to this coming weekend. I also just took a very long walk at the park today and I am EXHAUSTED. So I’m skipping the flowery introduction: … Continue reading My Hype Games of E3 2019
I can hardly believe it: Today marks the first anniversary of The Brink of Gaming! A year ago, I wouldn't have believed you if you told me how much writing and other work I would be doing here over the next 365 1/4 days! This venture has grown beyond anything I ever imagined. But to … Continue reading Today is My First Blogging Anniversary!