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Jake Hennett
Have Chromebook, Will Write
Have Chromebook, Will Write

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Review: EarthBound
“ EarthBound ” or “Mother 2” is a Japanese Role Playing Game released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1994. Originally not very popular, the game gradually developed a sort of cult following for its quirky story and interesting combat. Is Eart...

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SNES Classic Edition
Nintendo has finally announced the long rumored SNES Classic Edition . When Nintendo released the NES Classic Edition back in November 2016, people immediately began speculating about a SNES Classic Edition. Despite the good and bad about the NES Classic Ed...

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2017-07-05 Independence Day
‘Murica. If I had to describe Independence Day in one word, it would simply be “‘Murica.” I’ve always had a weird relationship with Independence Day, or “the fourth of July” as I tend to hear more often. As a kid, we did Independence Day big. And I don’t me...

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2017-06-28 Summer Games Done Quick 2017
It’s that time of the year again. Summer Games Done Quick 2017 (or #SGDQ2017) starts this weekend on Sunday, July 2nd. Source: For the uninitiated, Games Done Quick is a biannual conference where...

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Review: The Legend of Dragoon
“ The Legend of Dragoon ” is a Japanese Role Playing Game released on the PlayStation in 1999. Intended as a competitor for Final Fantasy, did the creators achieve their goal? Does The Legend of Dragoon hold up over time? Let’s break it down and see. Story ...

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2017-06-14 Father's Day
Father’s Day, as a complement to Mother’s Day, has always been a vastly different holiday. For one, and I’ve mentioned it plenty of times before, my own father has been gone for a decade. I have other male relatives in similar positions, uncles, a grandfath...

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OnePlus One to Moto G Plus (5th Generation)
For the past 2 years, I’ve used a OnePlus One. That changed on Tuesday, May 30th, when I got the Moto G Plus (5th generation). I got my OnePlus One (abbreviated OPO) on May 12, 2015. I got it because my wife’s Nexus 4 was dying, so she got my Moto G (2nd ge...

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The Fall of Tradition: A Practical Discussion of Conservative and Liberal Policies in Government as Observed in Far Cry 4
While video games are typically platforms for entertainment first and foremost, there are often alternative goals and functions at play. In the case of Far Cry 4 , there is an interesting dynamic between governing bodies that serves as a sort of exploration...

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EarthBound - One Final Post
Finally, after all these years, I have beaten EarthBound. The Circuitous Journey I’ve started and restarted the game more times than I can recall. My first exposure to it was actually in the original Super Smash Bros., as seems to be the case for many young...

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The Moral Dilemma of Save States in Emulators
I recently installed a Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator on my phone, and I’ve struggled a lot with the ethics of using save states. Previously, I used a Game Boy emulator , but save states were a paid feature and I just ignored them compl...
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