2019 Summary: Resolutions, Games Played, and the Future of Brink of Gaming

Hello, friends, and Happy New Year!! Despite what wild conclusions you may have drawn from my hiatus these last few months (giving up on the blog, fleeing the internet in fear of Star Wars spoilers, meeting an untimely demise to a pack of velociraptors, etc.), I am still alive and kicking! I've missed interacting with … Continue reading 2019 Summary: Resolutions, Games Played, and the Future of Brink of Gaming

I’m Taking a Hiatus

Hey there! Thank you for taking the time to click on this post. By now you will have undoubtedly surmised the obvious: that The Brink of Gaming will be taking a bit of a break. This was a decision I pondered for quite a while. At first I thought it was my own laziness catching … Continue reading I’m Taking a Hiatus

My Time with the ‘Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age’ Demo!

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!

The Importance of Gaming’s Tragic Heroes

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