Here or There? This or That? You choose!

Some of my favorite stories, apps on my phone, etc. are the ones where there are different scenes in which the story stops and you are able to choose what response a character gives in a situation. Then, the story goes in the direction that is controlled by what decisions you make. One example is […]

What makes a comic popular? A look into Webtoons

If you imagine explaining comic and graphic novel genres to an alien, it might look like something out of the Mean Girls lunch tour scene. Webcomics in particular are interesting to look at because they don’t require any capital investment before reading. The author creates the story in front of an audience who consumes the […]

How A Lost Reference Became An Internet Community

Pokémon is a pretty simple game if you stay out of the competitive scene. Those who grew up with the games can find it pretty easy, since it’s very easily exploitable. Whether through patience or simply knowing the right techniques, many Pokémon players can find themselves bored while playing through an old classic.   One […]

Fish, Kites, and Drawing Pains

Recently in class, we have been discussing webcomics. While the comics I tend to read are manga, Marvel comics, or DC comics, I do read some online comics as well. One artist who I follow is a DeviantArt user named Yuumei. She tends to do a lot of artwork but she has written several comics […]

Getting to Know the History in Overwatch

What is Overwatch? Overwatch is a video game released by Blizzard Entertainment on the PC, Xbox One, and PS4 about two years ago.  It mainly focuses on player versus player (PvP) game modes, but occasionally has player versus environment (PvE) game modes for seasonal events like Halloween.  Because of this, there is no “story mode” […]

The Depravity of Internet Based Comics

If you look back at comic books at their origin, you’d notice quite a couple of common characteristics. They usually involved a superhero, or some sort of protagonist with superhuman abilities and that said protagonist would always come out on top…. after a thousand cliffhangers of course. Despite all of the comics of that time […]