The Easy Mode for Life…Oh Wait, Nevermind

For those of you that know me, it will not surprise you to hear that I am an indie game fanatic. For me, there is nothing better than an obscure, unique, and slightly demented indie title to sate my thirst for true art. That is one of the reasons why I picked up the incredible…Read more The Easy Mode for Life…Oh Wait, Nevermind

Attaching, Detaching, and Reattaching to Faith

There is no question that video games are pieces of art. Sure, maybe that premise was questioned at one point, but now it appears as if the bulk of society can concur that video games are indeed artistic creations. The content within them causes players to experience real emotion as they laugh, cry, and rage…Read more Attaching, Detaching, and Reattaching to Faith

You Can’t Live Without Direction

Video games have been around for roughly 40 years. From the earliest arcade cabinets to the newest systems, games are always played by using controls. As a fan of classic and modern gaming alike, I have made it a personal goal of mine to own at least one controller of ever gaming console that has…Read more You Can’t Live Without Direction

The Hardest Teacher

If there is one question that pastors get asked more than any other it is this: “why does God allow for His people to suffer? If God is so good then why would He let his beloved people wallow in a hospital bed wracked with cancer or self-destruct from mental illness? Where is the justice…Read more The Hardest Teacher

Being a True Action Hero

If there is ever a Gamers Dictionary released in the future, which I would love to help with writing, I can imagine that the word "tenacity" would be one that would fit right within the those pages like a grammatical glove. After all, if you have ever played through any of the current generation of…Read more Being a True Action Hero

5 Life Lessons from Pokemon

Well, as I come to my final post in my "5 Life Lessons Series," I felt as if it was a no-brainer to feature this game series as the focus of this post. There are not too many game franchises out there that can boast that they appeal to multiple generations of gamers all the…Read more 5 Life Lessons from Pokemon

5 Life Lessons from Castlevania

If you are a gamer I believe that you have in innate desire to vanquish evil, in some form or fashion. There are times when grabbing ahold of your game controller feels quite a bit like grabbing ahold of the famed Excalibur, ready to strike down any evil fiend that is foolish enough to cross…Read more 5 Life Lessons from Castlevania

5 Life Lessons from Final Fantasy

I was four years old the first time that I picked up a video game controller, and since that time I have played thousands of titles that have spanned across many different platforms and hardware, but there is one franchise that has captured my imagination like none other. I am very excited about this newest…Read more 5 Life Lessons from Final Fantasy

5 Life Lessons I Learned from Mega Man

Being someone who has grown up on video games, it has become apparent in my life that I have taken certain truths from these games and have applied them first hand. As I grew older, I came to start reading the Bible, and found that the contents of this Holy Book provided me with life…Read more 5 Life Lessons I Learned from Mega Man