In my packing, I discovered the DS game of The Spiderwick Chronicles, by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi, a series I had been in love with (until the film) as a child. I'd abandoned playing this game shortly after beginning, due to my inability to get past the first level or 'chapter'. I hadn't even … Continue reading How Video Game Combat Helps With Characterisation
Nighttime Wanderings of an Animal Crossing Star
I woke too early for schedule Thursday morning and managed to avoid writing anything by picking up my DS. I had intended to relax, but I went for the old game of Animal Crossing: Wild World, from which I had been absent for ten months, according to the animal-character friends of my playable character, Alexa. … Continue reading Nighttime Wanderings of an Animal Crossing Star
By chance, I was thinking about my main antagonist, Rion, the same moment I was listening to this 'theme' from the Professor Layton DS series. It's Descole's theme and I love it to bits. I think that it fully embodies the character of Jean Descole: the mystery, the antagonism, the glamour. For a character I know … Continue reading Rion’s Lietmotif?
Ten Things I Love About Professor Layton
This post was well overdue. I don’t share my love of the Professor Layton DS games as much as I should on this blog. And, now, presenting… Hershel Layton! 10. Enigmatic. One word. Should be my word of the week. Also: awesome. It’s Layton’s clothes to which I’m actually referring. Whilst the man himself has … Continue reading Ten Things I Love About Professor Layton