Author Archives: dubiousbyhabit

How all of my SW:TOR characters ended up as ladies

I’m not sure that I’ll have time for a full writeup this weekend, so I decided to offer up a discussion I posted to my Tumblr last week. In most games that allow male or female character creation, I try to … Continue reading

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Oskara, by Tony Foti

Oskara, by Tony Foti “The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.” —Thucydides Hiya, folks! Sorry this is a little late. … Continue reading

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Game Armor Analysis: Valkyria Chronicles

Valkyria Chronicles, by Sega So I started playing Valkyria Chronicles again here recently and thought I’d do a writeup on the armor and uniforms the infantrywomen in the game. Valkyria is a period-fantasy Anime with World War II technology and aesthetics. The … Continue reading

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Ulfen Guard, by Akeiron

Ulfen Guard, by Akeiron (art direction by Andrew Vallas) “Their rage and pride is focused on a sharpened point.” —Attila: Total War, in-game lore Happy 2017, lovely readers! I hope everyone had a stellar holiday season, regardless of what holidays you … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings, 2016!

More Santa’s Dark Elves! Not much to report at the moment. Just wanted to wish my lovely readers a joyous holiday season. Take care and thanks so much for reading folks! Stay awesome!

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Intrepid, by Sir Tiefling

Intrepid, by Sir Tiefling “Whoever is first in the field and awaits the coming of the enemy will be fresh for the fight; whoever is second in the field and has to hasten to battle will arrive exhausted.” —Sun Tzu … Continue reading

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Book Review for Of Fire and Stars

Quick review for Audrey Coulhurst’s Of Fire and Stars. (Illustration by the always awesome Nate Hallinan.) Smart, brave heroines: check. Girl-love: check. Murder-mystery that threatens to spark a war: check. I’ll try to keep from being too spoiler-y, but I … Continue reading

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