The Sage Abyss

The Perversion Of Acceptance

03 Jun 2013
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Have you ever had a friend who, during a moment when you were especially awkward or geeky, ever simply looked upon you an uttered with a slightly shrill voice “One of us, one of us!” You ever ask where it comes from? There are two potential sources for this particular phrase. Both, if you can […]

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My Favorite Survival Horror

27 May 2013
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Recently I had a chance to go back and play Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem by Silicon Knights. If you follow gaming news at all you’ve heard that Silicon Knights got their ass handed to them by Epic Games over issues involving the Unreal 3 engine and after the series of legal rulings Silicon Knights has […]

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The Phases Of The RPG Player

20 May 2013
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Every pen and paper RPG player that I’ve ever spoken to has had about the same experience going into RPGs. It’s a long journey full of wonder and incredibly insane stories and I think a lot, and I do mean a lot of people go through the exact same story not realizing it. Despite what […]

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A Funny Idea About Jekll And Hyde

13 May 2013
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Here’s a head scratcher for you. I think that The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson might just be the first story where we witness the effects of internet anonymity. Hear me out. Click to keep reading…

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The Psychology Of Giant Robots

06 May 2013
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There’s a lot of good hype behind the film Pacific Rim. This is mostly due to the fact that it’s being directed by one of the seminal directors of horror of our time, Guielmo del Toro, and the fact that it’s got Michael Bay shitting his fucking pants in terror that there’s someone out there […]

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So I Watched Defiance

29 Apr 2013
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Despite my earlier hypothesis about this franchise apparently the game installment of Defiance has earned some decent to middling reviews on it. As I’ve said many times, I can be wrong. While this was going on the trailer for the show started playing at my work continuously and it got me curious enough to sit […]

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Why I’m Excited About Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag

22 Apr 2013
sage

  You know for all my talk and analysis that I blather on about here I like to think that I’ve left you readers with the impression that I am as prone to being excited and swayed from my opinion as the next person. That said, I should explain my feelings about the Assassin’s Creed […]

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Shall We Reboot It?

15 Apr 2013
sage

Rebooting a franchise has several very negative and even more immediate connotations to it. People often think about how comic book film franchises are often restarted so that the rights to the films are not defaulted back to their original owners such as with Spiderman and Batman leaving audiences to suffer every few years with […]

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