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

If I Had a Pokémon Gym…

I was raised in the great Poké-storm of the late 1990s. It was a phenomenon that completely took over children's pop culture with video games, a cartoon, a trading card game, toys, cereal...you name it, and there was doubtless a Pokémon rendition of it! Since it inhabited every facet of my life, it's only natural … Continue reading If I Had a Pokémon Gym…

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

No Question of the Week

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