Whenever I make these site update pieces, I tend to feel either incredibly optimistic, or drained of all my serotonin. For this piece, it’s the latter. Yeah, I’m tired as hell. Between the exhaustive amount of research needed for my Disturbing Games Iceberg, and with how long it’s taking to complete Majikoi: Love Me Seriously, I’m just completely wiped out. It also occurs to me how difficult the first week of each month is, since I am trying to get out a Site Update piece and a new review out. The past few months, I simply decided to re-post an old GamFAQs review, but I want to make sure that my review of Maggot Baits is review #200.
Depending on how I feel, I may or may not decide to postpone the NieR Replicant review and start playing Maggot Baits after I finish Majikoi. I actually needed to look to make sure Maggot Baits wasn’t too absurdly long. Gratuitous torture porn is okay, but playing two ridiculously long visual novels in a row might break me. Thankfully, Maggot Baits is nowhere near as long as Majikoi.
Anyway here’s last month’s recap.
Remember when I had so much energy that I could get 12 different pieces out each week? Gosh, it’s amazing how much changes over time. Really though, I’m proud of the fact that I’ve come this far, and I really am looking forward to posting these upcoming projects. The Dark/Creepy/Scary/Disturbing Video Game Iceberg is coming along quite nicely, but there is one recurring issue I have in that I don’t know when I will have found enough games. There are so many different rabbit holes to explore in discovering these weird, obscure games.
I’ve also been kinda back and forth on whether or not I cut out the middle man and do the obligatory “explanation” piece myself. For those that are unaware, a lot of these images are usually explain by Youtubers who explain everything in the image. I wouldn’t want to take away a content opportunity for whoever decides they want to tackle this behemoth of an iceberg. However, the possibility that someone really half asses said explanation comes to mind. My current plan is to give it time to see if anyone else decides to cover it, and depending on the results, I may just explain it myself. Also one thing to keep in mind, if I end up needing to do the explanation piece myself, it’s going to take AGES to complete.
Anyway, I should probably talk about reviews and such. The next four reviews I have planned are Futanari Quest, Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sister’s Generation, BRKÖUT, and Celestial Crossing. I’m really hoping that I’ll have at least completed Majikoi by the time I finish those reviews, but this game is taking FOREVER. I don’t think I’m even halfway through it, and the sheer amount of text of this game tends to drain motivation, which means I spend less time playing, which means it takes even longer! All of this for a game that has had some amazing moments, but also no shortage of terrible ones. I’m hoping the rest of the game has more of the former than the latter, but I have to complete the dreaded Chris route before I can guarantee that.
I guess it’s time for Patron shoutouts. I’d first like to note that I’m now at $90 a month given that my GF Brittany Eakin has increased her pledge from $5 a month to $20. Also another reminder to check out her blog BDUnicorn if you are interested in essays about feminism and gender. So special thanks to her, as well as my patrons Krista, Jimbolance, D Inacio, Wendy Gowak, Sam, Kelly Gallagher, IceTheRetroKid, Dia, and Rin Marina! As I always say, your support means the world to me and so much more!
Anyway, let’s make this next month, and every month following, a worthwhile experience!
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