Memory of the Star

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When You Walk Away From Pikesville

We parked outside of the Toys R Us in Owings Mills. We just got done dealing with a woman who thought it would be a smart idea to barrel down the …

Employment

Midgar is Still Burning

On September 11, 2007, Leigh Alexander wrote an article for the Escapist titled “Midgar is Burning”. In it, Alexander describes the rise and fall of …

The Money Issue and Moving Forward

This post has been something of a while coming. I’ve recently talked to my parents and friends and I’m currently in the early stages of moving …

A First Impression of Genesys

When I heard the news about Fantasy Flight Games’ decision to genericize the Star Wars RPG with Genesys, I was definitely interested. While my …

How to Play Tabletop Without Breaking the Bank

I was inspired to write this by Suze, who left an interesting comment about the cost of tabletop RPGs in my Genesys first impressions post. In many …

The Difference Between a Cutscene and Film

There’s something that I’ve been thinking about for many, many, months. I wanted to do a post on why, for whatever reason, Final Fantasy VII Advent …

Best Place To Start Is At the Beginning: Creating Great Openings For Your Tabletop RPG Campaigns

When I began writing fiction, one of the things that was drilled into my head was that I absolutely needed to get the beginning right. It’s the …

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When the Garage Door Opens

Whenever I go over to see my girlfriend, Rebecca, I can feel the excitement build as she opens up the garage door. She shares the enthusiasm and …

The Cost of Benefits

This has been an article I wanted to write for quite a long time. I had to approach the subject matter with utmost care because of the intimate …

Relationships

Can’t Spin This

Now that I’ve managed to recuperate from post-exam exhaustion, it’s time for me to return to the blogosphere. I have a lot to talk about, and today I …

Where Do They All Belong?

Photo by Routine @ Morguefile.com<p>Many days ago, I remember praising SunkenThought’s article in which she described the relationship she had with her …

Every Tear

My experience with Final Fantasy XV is slowly, but surely coming to a close. I had to start over so I could try once more with a steadier supply of …

The Stroke of Midnight

Today is officially the first day of 2017. It is, by luck of the draw, the first birthday of Memory of the Star. As with most of us, it is a time to …

Where Art Thou, Audience?

Photo by DodgertonSkillhause @ Morguefile.com<p>Much like my previous ambitions to attain Discover, my ambitions for an audience have also grown. In my …

Put The Thing in the Thing And Then Hopefully It Works Out

Photo by dave @ Morguefile.com<p>So, I was inspired to write this due to a post that Suze had made. It began with a lighthearted non-sequitur involving …

Framing

Gunning For Discover!

Photo by clarita @ Morguefile.com<p>I must admit, after resurrecting Memory of the Star, I have sought to achieve some of the things that I did during …

The Human Face of Atheism

Photo by lisaleo @ Morguefile.com<p>I have found one thing very odd during my time in the blogosphere. Despite my atheism, I have for some reason …

The Problem With Synthetic Relationships

Photo by marinapriest @ Morguefile.com<p>Well, if there were anything better to come back from hiatus for, I can’t think of it. It is a topic that I …

Return to My Heart, Dear Aletha!

Photo by adwinda @ Morguefile.com<p>Recently, I got an email from someone that I thought was rather intriguing.<p>Hey Dylan<p>its me Aletha Deaton in …

Memories of NaNoWriMos Past

November is coming and along with it will be the lower temperatures that necessitate wearing jeans to school as opposed to the shorts that I so …

An Old Worry

Photo by hotblack at Morguefile.com<p>I was considering doing an informal Q & A of sorts, and if that appeals to my audience I can certainly work …

American Plutonomy Report Eleven Years Later…

Photo by clarita at Morguefile.com<p>Eleven years ago today Citigroup released an internal memo that observed what is described as a “plutonomy”. This …

Just What Is Dungeons & Dragons, Anyway?

There’s a humorous aspect to my current position in the blogosphere. As previous discussions with SunkenThought have revealed, I do have a handful of …

Board Games

An Ode to the Macaroni And Cheese Wedges at Cheeburger Cheeburger

Yesterday, I went out with my friend Nathan to our usual burger joint, Cheeburger Cheeburger. In honor of the YouTube video series “Skooks”, we just …

Memory of the Star

There’s a habitual interaction that I’ve had with others when I talk to them about my blog, usually along the lines of “Oh, I’ve read your blog, I …