Overcoming Cynicism in Elden Ring
“A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.” – Oscar Wilde As I watched the download bar sloth its way across the flicker of my screen, I thought this purchase would be a waste of my hard earned dollars. A victim to the hype and marketing, […]
Grappling with Darkness in Diablo II
There is more to Diablo II than grabbing loot and slaying monsters--those with eyes to see will find a redemptive message about endurance in the midst of trial.
The Power of Communion in Ted Lasso
Ted Lasso is more than a dumb American football coach struggling to coach soccer: he is a picture of what it looks like to value people over progress.
Help for Harried Parents of Gamers in Taming Gaming
Taming Gaming helps frustrated parents navigate video games as well as harness the power of play for their good of their children.
The Art of Learning From Failure in Hades
Failure can be frustrating in the moment, especially when mentors let us walk into it. Hades shows how it can be used to ensure that lessons learned last.
What is an Honorable Life? Grappling with Ghost of Tsushima’s Samurai Code
What do you do when your beliefs conflict with your conscience?
The Power of Neighborliness: Why Joker Needs Fred Rogers
A comparison of Todd Phillip's take on Joker and Mr. Rogers, reveals the danger of loneliness and the power neighborliness to change our narrative.
Justice and Vengeance in Destiny 2: Forsaken
Destiny 2: Forsaken has Elliott thinking about when justice becomes vengeance and the difference between the two.