Tag Archives: Judgement

Ninja Blade

I’m not sure, but I think I have a pretty good idea of what awaits me after death. I can see myself ascending into a silvery cloud land populated by an army of busty angel ladies, I will ride the golden escalator to the gates of Heaven. But then, as I step forward to enter paradise, a shadow will fall across my path. Then Jesus will back flip onto a huge cross, dark storm clouds will swirl overhead and he’ll reach back, ready to smite me into a million pieces. Then everything will stop and a message will appear: PRESS…

Oh Captain my Captain – Mass Effect 2

I’ve been a lot of things in RPGs, I’ve been the last of a sacred order, a warrior monk, a Jedi, a Captain, a General and the son of a god, but I’ve never really felt quite as in charge, as looked up to and respected as I do in Bioware’s Mass Effect games. There’s something about captaining a ship that the series has always gotten entirely right, the way that the crew look to you for answers, not because they can’t do it themselves, but because they trust your judgement. The first Mass Effect game was great and flawed…