Saturday, August 30, 2014

This Is Exciting

I loved playing Silent Hill when it came out and I really enjoyed the game. So when I heard about the new game and saw the trailer, I was excited. I'm even more pumped for this when they stated that Hideo Kojima and Guillermo Del Toro are teaming up to work on it. Add the fact that Norman Reedus is going to be in it and it's all around exciting.

You can check out the trailer here:

Monday, August 11, 2014

Farewell Robin Williams

I am deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Robin Williams. I actually burst into tears because it is such a sad thing and it's like losing a dear friend. I felt like someone had sucked the wind out of my sails.  I remember watching him on Mork and Mindy when I was a kid and I loved him because he was so funny and charming. I loved his films. Dead Poets Society was such a favorite of mine that I watched it many times. I loved him in Hook and thought he was brilliant in Good Will Hunting. I was happy to see him on The Crazy Ones and he made me laugh with all his antics.

It is heartbreaking to hear that he was struggling with depression. I saw so many comments about how people thought he was fine and doing well. That is how truly isolating and tricky depression can be. You think that the person is fine because they put on a brave and happy face when really inside they are in turmoil. I have struggled with my depression for years and I have heard the, "But you seem fine" comments myself, but I learned that even though I feel alone I am not. Depression lies to you and convinces you that there is no one who can help you. It's not true. I wish that Robin Williams had believed that because we have lost an amazing soul.

My heart goes out to his family in this difficult time. It is never easy to lose a loved one. Thank you, Robin Williams for all the laughter you gave us. I hope you found some peace. 

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Gaming Study Article

I feel that gaming is gaming. Sure, it's fun for me to play and I enjoy myself and much like anything one enjoys moderation is key. Too much can be bad for you (which is why you should go outside and do things like go for a walk, ride a bike, etc.), but it is a medium that can be entertaining and fun.

That being said, I did find the article interesting. You can read the article here: