Posts tagged "Mass Effect"

Geekheart Guidance: The "right way" to replay video games

It’s no secret that I’m a HUGE fan of the Mass Effect video games. Still, I was surprised when someone e-mailed me for game-related counsel. Wow! I’ve secretly always wanted an advice column. Welcome to “Geekheart Guidance.” <3 The issue at hand is the replay value of massive, open world video games with lots of... Read more »

Mordin Solus: The video game character that broke my heart

**WARNING: This post contains SPOILERS from the Mass Effect video games. …Though you really should have played them by now. ūüėČ **   Even though it has been three years since a new¬†Mass Effect video game, the trilogy comes up in my life constantly. One friend is playing the titles¬†for the first time. Another is... Read more »

Rising Stars of Geek Rock: Geth Prime

It has literally been almost a year since my last Rising Stars of Geek Rock post. ¬†Since then, a lot has developed for Chicago’s geek bands.¬†Time Crash played in New York. ¬†Emporium Arcade Bar hosted a show featuring several of my previous interviewees. ¬†I take no credit for these milestones, of course; I just think... Read more »

Product Review: Geek Chic Cosmetics

Summer is convention season, and that means cosplay! ¬† I stumbled across Geek Chic Cosmetics while working on my latest costume. GCC creates “gluten-free, cruelty-free, vegan” goods. ¬†Many fandoms are celebrated in their collections, including Doctor Who, ¬†The Princess Bride, Portal, Firefly, Game of Thrones, Babylon 5, and more. ¬†I couldn’t resist ordering a few.*... Read more »