Why I Love Making Mead

Mead is a magical elixir that can easily stand up to the complexity of wine and beer and match the range of mouthfeel that either can produce. Honey has to be the main fermentable sugar source to be classified as a mead. The beverage was traditionally made in the wine style (high gravity and non-carbonated)Continue reading “Why I Love Making Mead”

Why I Love Acquisitions Incorporated

https://www.acq-inc.com/portfolio Acquisitions Incorporated is my favorite Dungeons and Dragons web series. They made it possible for livestreaming D&D sessions to become successful. The group started with Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins (creators of both the Penny Arcade webcomic and PAX conventions), Scott Kurtz (another webcomic creator), and the creative director of Dungeons and Dragons ChrisContinue reading “Why I Love Acquisitions Incorporated”

What Secular Buddhism Means to Me

This page is a little different. It’s not about imagination or art. It’s about ideas I hold as truths. I just want to restate that this page is not me telling someone else how to live, its just about what makes me happy. These ideas and practicing meditation are the realest forms of magic IContinue reading “What Secular Buddhism Means to Me”

Kirby’s Adventure on NES is My Favorite Album of All Time

The Soundtrack on Youtube Kirby’s Adventure gives me all sorts of warm fuzzy nostalgic feelings. The color palate, art style, and lullaby soundtrack form a triforce of comfort. The sound design of this game is technically the most complex of all NES games due to it being released 8 years after the launch of theContinue reading “Kirby’s Adventure on NES is My Favorite Album of All Time”

In Defense of the Casual Gamer

Playing video games is fun for me. I love exploring a piece of art by walking through an environment and customizing my experience while listening to an amazing soundtrack. The ability of video game developers to expand on a story by using every medium of art at once is a unique experience. I love thatContinue reading “In Defense of the Casual Gamer”

Why The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is My Favorite Video Game of All Time

Few things bring me joy like discovering new beautiful secrets. Breath of the wild might as well be called “Discovering New Beautiful Secrets: The Game”. My favorite game before BOTW was Ocarina of Time. For those who have played all of the 3D Zeldas, the surprise the first time you pressed X to jump andContinue reading “Why The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is My Favorite Video Game of All Time”