A Beginner’s Guide to Playing A Game of Thrones

Disclaimer: This article is completely spoiler-free; Any spoilers, especially from Season 7, will be met with extreme prejudice. When George R.R. Martin first started A Song of Ice and Fire in 1996, no one expected it to become one of the most universally acclaimed series in television history. With the years of extreme hype and…

Mechanical Might – Are mechanical keyboards really that much better?

Words are important. Words encode knowledge that otherwise would not have been able to be stored and propagated through the generations over land, sea, and time. What could have we ever be as a human species, if it weren’t for the capacity to store and share knowledge for the future generations? Alas, I’m not going…

A Werewolf’s Lament

The sound of dead leaves crunching underfoot pierced the quietness as the tall figure made its way through the thick forest. The light of the crescent moon hanging overhead in the starless sky filtered through the thick canopy of trees, offering only the barest of illumination. In spite of the lack of visibility, the figure…

Atlas of Mayhem – Maps can be interesting too! Trust me!

Taking a strenuous hike through the Port Dickson hinterland, this writer decided to make his way to a popular local attraction, the Cape Rachado lighthouse. This pretty 19th century British structure is accessible only on foot, surrounded by a quiet forest reserve, and untouched by much development. As I made my way up to the…

The Last of Us: A Review

By Darren Adamally Video games offer us a form of virtual reality that allows us to relax, make friends or enemies, save or destroy entire universes; or if it floats your boat, race around fantastical environments, while dressed up as an annoyed mushroom (Mario Kart, I’m looking at you!). We do all of this without…

The International 2013

By Jimmy Liew and Brian Soong   Image source here “Wrap around gank is going to be the name of the game for IG. Who leads them? I believe it should be Zhou, they’re gonna cut for the shorter path, they storm up the river. Patience from Zhou, waiting in the wake. Na’vi is about…

Year of the Gamer in coming

By Rahat Alam Twenty-Thirteen is the year when all the gamers of the world start counting the days and tightening the grip on their wallet. We have overcome an apocalypse last December so in accordance to universal Newtonian laws, we get to game A LOT. Sony announced their PlayStation 4, Microsoft’s still holding back on…