Dream of the Dark

​Originally drafted Feb 23 2018. Today is March 27 2019. Three days after Invitation from Nightmare City – Dreamcatcher In Manila. The interplay between the supernatural and technology has always fascinated me. When dark fantasy is set in the contemporary or near-future. That middle ground where the two concepts meet just makes my mind wander […]

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Chaotic AI in Games

The tiniest flap of a butterfly’s wing can cause a hurricane elsewhere. This is one of the more effective visualizations of what is more commonly known in popular culture as the Butterfly Effect. In formal theory it describes the sensitivity of dynamic systems to initial conditions. The smallest of changes may not be visibly different […]

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GAT-X105+AQM/E-X02 Sword Strike

Dragon Momoko’s 1/100 Sword Strike. It’s a third-party kit that not too bad. Plastic and fitting quality isn’t up to par with Bandai kits but it makes up for it in other departments. Their 1/100 kits boast ‘Perfect Grade detail in Master Grade scale’. They achieve this by basing their kits on resin customs made […]

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MG Sengoku Astray Kai

An ominous demon king, an ornate warrior god. That is what the Sengoku Astray presents itself as. It’s not your regular high-tech mobile war-machine. I debated with getting this kit before, since I already had the other MG Astray. The decision was made with just one idea – I thought it would look cool if […]

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Choices – Bandersnatch

When games promise expansive stories these days, a question that always follows is how many different endings it has. From a player’s perspective – they have to gauge whether the game is worth the cost by the hours they could spend with it. That’s the replay value of the game coupled by the quality of […]

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