Game Recommendation · Hobbies of All Sorts

Introduction to Buying Games for Beginners (or Parents with Kids)

Heard good things about video games but not sure where to start as a beginner? Your kid really wants a video game and you want to buy it for Christmas because it’s Black Friday sale season, but overwhelmed by the choices? In this post, I won’t exactly tell you what games to buy, but instead…… Continue reading Introduction to Buying Games for Beginners (or Parents with Kids)

Music Recommendation

Mid-Week Video Day: A Beautiful Soundtrack to Start a Story [Wild Arms Alter Code: F]

https://youtu.be/9dPoSFYkTIA As I’m currently working on my novelisation project for the game Wild Arms (and its remake Wild Arms Alter Code: F) for NaNoWriMo this month, I’ve been listening to a lot of soundtracks from these games to get me into the writing mood! Called “Introduction” from Wild Arms Alter Code: F, this beautiful soundtrack…… Continue reading Mid-Week Video Day: A Beautiful Soundtrack to Start a Story [Wild Arms Alter Code: F]

Cats, Animals & Nature · Video Recommendation

A Short Animated Film of a Fox and a Mouse

Whew, have I been busy lately! To the point I don’t have time and energy to blog or even read my favourite blogs. 😅 I hope next week will be better, so for now, here’s a random video for you! https://youtu.be/k6kCwj0Sk4s Cute, isn’t it? I like how the fox jumps headfirst into snow to hunt like…… Continue reading A Short Animated Film of a Fox and a Mouse

Music Recommendation

Mid-Week Video Day: A Scary Soundtrack for that Final Showdown with the Villain [Final Fantasy VII]

https://youtu.be/Magg_RriiT4 Lyrics (from Final Fantasy Wikia): [CHORUS] Estuans interius Ira vehementi Estuans interius Ira vehementi Sephiroth Sephiroth Burning inside with violent anger Burning inside with violent anger Sephiroth Sephiroth [REPEAT CHORUS] Sors immanis Et inanis Sors immanis Et inanis Fate – monstrous And empty Fate – monstrous And empty [REPEAT CHORUS] Veni, veni, venias, Ne…… Continue reading Mid-Week Video Day: A Scary Soundtrack for that Final Showdown with the Villain [Final Fantasy VII]

Game Recommendation

Video Game Recommendation: Hollow Knight

It’s been a while since I last posted a video game recommendation, and since I finally finished playing this game after several replays (for the achievements 😆), here’s an entire post dedicated to it! 🎮 To start off, here are some quick details of the game: Genre: 2D Action Platformer, Metroidvania Release Year: 2017 Platforms…… Continue reading Video Game Recommendation: Hollow Knight

Funny Stuff · Video Recommendation

Mid-Week Video Day: A Dramatic Orchestra Conductor

https://youtu.be/K2tpBwVuSKc Rowan Atkinson is a genius! This performance is older than me but it’s still funny today! 😆 Though I’d imagine it’d be pretty stressful for an actual orchestra musician to watch this, just like how I do nowadays when Mr. Bean goes about his usual ways. 😅 ~Nicolle ❤ A Short Self-Compassionate Letter Dear…… Continue reading Mid-Week Video Day: A Dramatic Orchestra Conductor

Media Recommendation

Mid-Week Video Day: A Soundtrack for When the Story Approaches the End [Ori and the Blind Forest]

https://youtu.be/mQLpxzekEYw This is such an emotional piece, a beautiful soundtrack that tells a story without any words. A story close to the climax, where our protagonists are losing hope after losing too much. A story that might sound something like this: Approaching the End Darkness. There is nothing but darkness around us. Darkness that intend…… Continue reading Mid-Week Video Day: A Soundtrack for When the Story Approaches the End [Ori and the Blind Forest]