My Favourite Things: 2021

For all the time I spent reading, watching, and playing, I have fewer favourites this year than any other. I was actively trying to read less, and I spent more time rereading than I have ever before. Similarly, I saw fewer new movies but rewatched many, many favourites. I’d have played more games but for the factContinue reading “My Favourite Things: 2021”

I Built the Same House in Valheim and The Sims

Like many players of the early access phenomenon, Valheim, one of my favourite things to do in-game is build stuff. My first house was little more than a barn, but I’d placed it on top of a hill to take advantage of a sweeping view across the meadows to the ocean. Inside, it had aContinue reading “I Built the Same House in Valheim and The Sims”

I Can’t Stop Playing Valheim

A couple of weeks ago, Mr. J dropped a link for Valheim into the group chat we share with our gaming buddies. I clicked and watched the trailer for a co-op survival game. It looked cool, but I was about a third of the way through Valhalla and a third of the way through my current WIP—the book I’mContinue reading “I Can’t Stop Playing Valheim”