Monthly Archive: January, 2014

Formal Zelda Comparison: A Link to the Past Vs. A Link Between Worlds

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What’s one thing that gamers like to dogmatically protect, wearing nostalgia-stained glasses? A classic videogame series! What month is it here at The Vault? Nostalgia month! What better way to send off this… Continue reading

The Book Thief

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Death makes for a wise narrator. “The Book Thief,” a film based on the novel of the same name by Markus Zusak, has a personified version of Death offer his thoughts throughout the… Continue reading

Sunday Without God

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Sunday Without God is a fantasy post-apocalyptic anime released in 2013. It has a mere 12 episodes, making it a pretty appealing pick for viewers who don’t like too much commitment. The story… Continue reading

Back to the Beginning: My start with RTS gaming

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The definition of “nostalgia” is a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past. In terms of gaming, nostalgia affects us all. Many people, including myself, began their gaming careers at a very… Continue reading

BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES – TOP 5 EPISODES

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HARLEQUINADE Joker plans to bomb all of Gotham and make it “one big dent”. Any police officer competent enough to know the implications of such a threat would immediately take the news to… Continue reading

My Favourite Gaming System: A Tale of Nostalgia

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I have a story about a little black box. It’s both my most cherished possession, and the most durable thing that I own. There will always be a spot in my heart for… Continue reading

Gone Home

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Gone Home can be described as a first-person interactive story adventure videogame, and is the first game ever developed by The Fullbright Company.Though released in 2013, the game takes place June 1995 and… Continue reading

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

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Walter Mitty is a hardworking man who often daydreams about an alternate extravagant life and persona very much unlike his own shy, soft-spoken demeanor. But what actually happens to him is an adventure… Continue reading

Before Midnight

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Recently I watched the movie Before Midnight, a 2013 romantic drama film that acts as the third film in a series that includes Before Sunrise and Before Sunset. I haven’t actually seen the… Continue reading