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Kate Goldfarb

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Trans girl who likes video games, metal music, and theatre. Lover of stuff that is totally cute and adorable... and/or metal!!
It's hard to believe when looking back, but there was a time in the late 1990s through the following decade, when 2D video games were considered to be outdated. Archaic. A worn-out dusty relic of the past. 3D games...
Fire Emblem has always been kind of an atypical series for Nintendo. Based upon their Wars series of strategy games, Fire Emblem fused the strategy elements of that series with elements taken from Japanese RPGs, including a medieval fantasy...
Fire is an incredibly powerful force. Humankind has made use of it for a wide variety of purposes, some peaceful, some violent – one of the most significant...
Super Mario Bros. is a game that virtually everyone has played, or at the very least has heard of. It's a very purposefully accessible game, designed so that one can get into it, even if it happens to be...
Video games, unlike many art forms, tend to require that the player be actively participating in order to be able to enjoy them. It's not like a movie,...
I absolutely love the Mega Man series. It has been a favorite of mine since I was a little kid. While I didn't stick with many of the later entries, I have many fond memories of playing several of...
Many an old-school gamer will happily praise the Contra series when brought up in discussion. Games like the first NES entry or Contra III: The Alien Wars on the Super NES are regularly mentioned as highlights of their respective...
The original Doom, released in 1993, is a truly landmark title. Groundbreaking not just for first-person shooters, but for video games in general, Doom pushed forward the medium with its revolutionary software engine and focus on fast-paced shooting from...