Top Changes I’d Like to See in New Horizons

With Animal Crossing: New Horizons receiving frequent updates to add new events and other features, I started thinking about other improvements I’d like to see in future updates.  This is by no means an exhaustive list, so if you have any changes of your own that you’re hoping Nintendo will implement, please share your thoughts…

The Sims 4: Love and Loss

This is an ongoing series about my experience playing The Sims 4 for the first time. For other previous posts in the series, click here (part 1), here (part 2), and here (part 3). If Peeps seemed to be something of a mild, computer-addicted introvert in her twenty-somethings, middle-aged Peeps is proving to be something…

I’ve Got Big Plans for Quackville

Last week, I wrote about how I finally got a 5-star rating in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.  With that milestone now out of the way, I decided that my next goal was to terraform the island of my dreams.  After watching a whole bunch of island tours on YouTube and general brainstorming, I had a…

Quackville is Now a 5-Star Island!

I’ve done it, folks!  I finally achieved that coveted 5-star rating for my island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons!  It took a lot of work…a lot of visits to Isabelle to see what she wanted me to do next.  And boy…does my island look awful!

Top 5: Games Lowest On My Replay List

You may be wondering, how can one formulate a TOP 5 list when that list would appear to highlight things at the BOTTOM of said list? Well, just because something isn’t at the top of a list, it doesn’t mean it’s not worth celebrating, right? Hmm. Lest you think that I don’t  understand how lists…

The Sims 4: Staying In and Getting Out

This is an ongoing series about my experience playing The Sims 4 for the first time. For other previous posts in the series, click here and here. As I’ve become more comfortable with The Sims 4‘s controls and general atmosphere, I’ve also taken a stab at trying to control my new sim, Peeps, more often…

What’s in a Name?

As I’ve been playing quite a lot of The Elder Scrolls Online of late, I recently realized that I’ve become enamored with the strangest distraction: player’s character names. Yes, yes, ESO has brilliant scenery, interesting NPCs, plenty of things to see, loot, and conquer, and yet…more often than not, I’ve found myself at one of…

Cuphead: A Swell Time

When Cuphead was originally released in 2017, people just wouldn’t stop talking about it.  And based on the screenshots I had seen, the game looked cool enough with its 1930’s style graphics.  Nevertheless, I was never actually tempted to try it myself, but rather decided to watch a playthrough of the game on YouTube.  And…

Wastelanders is good, but it’s still Fallout 76

After hanging up my power armor and bidding not-so-tearful farewell to Fallout 76 late last year, I didn’t figure that I’d see much of Appalachia any time soon, no matter Bethesda’s purported roadmap for the game. The introduction of the Fallout 1st subscription service, while interesting in theory, only soured the situation further. And when…

The Sims 4: Meet Peeps!

Back in March, before the world went sideways, I said that 2020 was going to be the year of me playing “something different,” and that “something” was going to be The Sims 4, the latest entry in this long-standing life simulator series, which I acquired via PlayStation Plus. Well, despite the fact that the world…