I remember my childhood fairly well. It was far from perfect but it was memorable. When I was donned as an “ornery” child, I would often hear one of my parents telling me “Just wait until you have kids of your own. Then you’ll see.” I always wondered, “See what?”
Antoine Meurillon was a keen fan of playing on the SNES and Game Boy -- until he was about twelve years old. Then, he got a 486DX at home which came with Strike Commander, Doom, Magic Carpet, and Ecstatica. After finishing the first System Shock, he was left in awe of what he had just experienced. He claimed to have never stopped playing games since then.
When I left the United States in 2014, I wasn’t prepared for what would transpire. I wasn’t expecting to become an expat, whittle my belongings down to one suitcase, or meet my soulmate. But I did each of these things over the course of the following three years.
The brainchild of Brian Lee and Scott Chen in 2013, SIGONO (originally known as Team Signal) is an independent game development Studio based in Taipei, Taiwan. SIGONO has put out a select few titles over the years. Their most recent release, OPUS: The Day We Found Earth (2015), gained international attention for its storyline and emotional depth.
It’s easy to miss Birmingham when you go away for a while, whether it’s for college or vacation. If you have friends or children who are currently off studying, what better way to remind them of home than to send a care package?
But I don’t want to be in one place, and I don’t want to stay in one country. Let alone one continent. I want to be on the move, exploring new places, feeling out new destinations for myself. I want to have my own take on the world. Unfortunately, this is more difficult when one is weighed down with stuff.
Slowly but surely breaking into the music scene, singer-songwriter Zhané James has a voice that will haunt your waking dreams.
However, she wasn’t always so confident and dynamic. Growing up in Douglasville, Georgia, Zhané struggled with stage fright as a young ch...
For a young man barely eighteen, it’s often considered foolhardy to quit traditional school in order to study by one’s self. Though it’s not unheard of today, dropping out seemed to carry a greater risk at the turn of the 21st century. However, in the summer of 2001, in Toulouse, France, a young Ludovic Servat decided to forge his own path outside of the school system. Rather than continuing his studies in university, Ludo instead began doing odd jobs, saving his earnings for his own computer.
The bodybuilding culture in Taiwan is not very noticeable. However, it isn’t uncommon. Bodybuilding events and contests have taken place in various cities around the island. I was given the opportunity to catch up with Oscar Lin, a 23-year-old bodybuilder (and avid Marvel fan) born and raised in Taichung.
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