PlayDiary: Loosely, on MMOs and My Disconnection

I have trouble feeling connected to things. In individual instances I want to blame the things I can’t connect to, but history shows me that it’s probably me. A couple of weeks ago I finished up my work travel “season”, which had culminated in the month of August having maybe six days during which I…

Forgetting; Seeing

Its funny how little you can see of home until you leave it. I didn’t know that the sky was gray and heavy with 3D sculpted clouds. I didn’t know that the grass in spring was so tangibly green,  that horses would squeeze drops from it as they chewed. I didn’t know that it was…

The Perception of Beauty and Beastliness

“In your eyes, I perceive… both the look of a beauty and the look of a beast. Be mindful not to bring about your own end, my dear!” So says the Chrono Cross fortune teller to Kid, my favorite character in one of my favorite games.  I thought about this quote every time after that when I felt…