On January 25, Kingdom Hearts III released and immediately we fans pulled ourselves out of the shadows to binge the game throughout February and March.
As a rabid Kingdom Hearts fan, even I wasn’t sure what I wanted for the next installment, and it’s probably because I felt pretty safe in Square Enix’s hands. I knew I wanted the next installment, and I knew I was holding this title up to the standards of my nostalgia.
I was excited to see the trio a little older and see who had been Norted wh...
So, by now you probably have heard Voltron ended with the enigmatic (read: very difficult to understand) resolution that painted Lotor as a hero all along.
There is a lot to unpack with that so-called twist, but this complete mis-characterization and mishandling of such an obviously evil character has to come with some sort of analytical response.
I have no doctorate to speak of, but that’s never stopped me before. So, let’s prescribe a diagnosis for the writer(s) responsible for such a disse...
In Kitfox Games’ “The Shrouded Isle”, the mystique of this story lies in not knowing how we came to be the leader of a cult. But this sinister job had to go to someone.
The fate of your colony is akin to the Christian Bible’s Revelations wherein a doomsday clock is running down. It’s a classic cult trope – one that fuels followers into working towards the unearthly goal of salvation.
“The Shrouded Isle” is a point-and-click type of game that feels like a visual novel. For $14.99 on the Ninten...
Our Come Write In program has partnered with bookstores and libraries around the world for years to help create local novel-writing havens. Today, NaNoWriMo writer Jennifer Sheffield shares a few reasons why you should check out your local library:
Books are open on hardwood desks with hunched shoulders of people scribbling notes and intently taking in every word. Librarians shush and politely give warning glares to patrons carrying on too loudly. The natural light is beaming through large wi...
What: Purple Rain and Chai Latte
Where: Fika House Kafe – 298 106th Ave NE, Bellevue, Wa., 98004
As one of my final reviews of 2018, and likely my final post of 2018, I wanted to finally get up my thoughts on Fika House Kafe. I went in November, at the crest of NaNoWriMo, looking for new places to sit down and write in a new atmosphere that energized my brain.
So yes, this review is technically a little late, but my review still stands!
I believe I first heard about Fika House K...
What: Seared Salmon
Where: Meehan’s Public House – 200 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303
By the time 2018 is over, I will have managed to come back to Georgia 2.5 times – something I did not expect to have ever happened. In January, I drove from South Georgia to Florida to our port for the cruise. In August I was able to finally attend Dragon*Con with my best friend. If you’re interested in how we dressed up and what we did, Melody and I took a few photos of the week, but for ...
Prep Time / Total Time
About 15-20 minutes.
Meal Prep Friendly
I made this specifically when meal-prepping.
About 3 cups of lentils.
Dinner and Lunch
Best Served As
Main veggie/vegan dish
These lentils are heavily-infused with all sorts of Mexican-flavored inspiration. The sauce I made packed a punch with its heat and spice in the best way possible.
I made this one evening when I was just craving maximum heat. Sometime during the summer, I made back-to-back spicy dishes. I’m ...
What: Imperfect Produce
If you want $10 off of your first box, use my referral code here!
– Imperfect Produce Instagram
Today is a review of Imperfect Produce! I’ve seen advertisements around for them before with their slogan about cooking ugly. It’s kitschy, it’s fun, it’s the next best thing to a farmer’s market.
The point of Imperfect Produce is to sell the produce that seldom makes it to the grocery store. Grocery store produce being sub par is hardly news. It’s why so many ...
What: The Impossible Burger
Where: Fatburger, but also available in select other locations (keep reading)
I’ve mentioned on here before that I wasn’t always aligned with vegetarian tendencies in my cooking or eating. I have been a notable carnivore in my day, which means I can consume and cook up a mean protein.
Even still, I had never been to Fatburger, despite it being just down the road from where I live. The location nearest to me is honestly a bit hidden, and I tend to see ...
In this installment of behind the scenes of members of the Xbox Ambassadors Program, we talk with Mister EDG3 – the Video on Demand Community Lead – about his work with the YouTube content and Video Gallery for the program. Check out our sweet action shots of Mister EDG3 setting up for a shoot, and his Q&A below.
Answer: Oh! Without a doubt, the [“Thank You. #15YearsofXbox”] video that we did. That was a video idea that kinda came about in a meeting that was unrelated. And I still remembered ...
Ambassadors, it’s been QUITE the year.
April 5, 2016, Miss Valent1ne and I launched The Community Blog here, and we haven’t looked back – but now that we’re 1 years old (rosy cheeked and taking our first steps) perhaps we should reminisce a little.
Miss V and I worked with the Ambassadors Team for several months to make The Community Blog a reality before it launched. You didn’t see that behind-the-scenes, and unfortunately we don’t have pictures to prove it for a future post, but just trust ...
This Ambassador Spotlight is dedicated to IOLV, also called OLIV! IOLV has been with the program since August 2014. Along with their time as an Ambassador, you can catch IOLV on Beam broadcasting titles such as Mass Effect: Andromeda and Minecraft: the Xbox One Edition. Their most recent Achievements are earned in ME:A and Overwatch: Origins Edition.
Learn more about IOLV’s time on Xbox Live, introduction to the Xbox Ambassadors Program and interest in graphic design in our Q&A below.
You might have tuned in to see AK on Mister Discord’s April 26 stream, but just in case you missed it, you can find the duo battling the Locus Horde in “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition” here. Interested in getting to know AK as a gamer and tweeter for @XboxSupport instead? Read on!
Tuesday, April 26, the Xbox Ambassadors community was introduced to AK, an agent tweeting on behalf of @XboxSupport. He and Mister Discord took up arms on the planet Sera and fought the good fight in “Gears of War: ...
QZ will be a guest on Dealing with Discord tomorrow, April 19, at 11 a.m. PDT. For details on the stream and what QZ and Mister Discord will be playing, check here. Interested in getting to know QZ as a gamer and Xbox team member? Read on!
Every day on Twitter.com there are several devoted gamers tweeting under the handle @XboxSupport. The team’s goal is to interact with the Xbox Live community in hopes of supporting them through hardware, networking and gaming hardships. Among the many tweet...
Along with some of our amazing Ambassadors, you’ve met some folks who work for Xbox Community Support (XCS) both on the forums and Twitter. Ever wondered what it is like to work with the team? You can find out! Xbox Support on Twitter is hiring, and we’d love to have you. We’re looking for a gamer with passion for the business and the community.
Our mission has always been gamers helping gamers. In fact, one of our own can tell you all about it:
Ben, otherwise known as BB on @XboxSupport, has...