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Earlier this year, I finally beat Mass Effect 3 on Xbox 360.

The famous Dialogue Wheel that has become a trademark of Bioware.

The famous Dialogue Wheel that has become a trademark of Bioware.

To fully appreciate the significance of this achievement, I have to begin my story in the summer of 2008.

I was living in my seminary apartment, working as a chaplain intern at Holy Redeemer Hospital, and counting down the days until the end of the summer when Sara and I would get married. Continue Reading…

The Power of WoW

July 19, 2012 — 3 Comments


I really didn’t want to write this post.

I debated it throughout the evening. But finally, I decided that I just needed to sit down and write it.

So here I sit.

I didn’t want to write this post because I really wanted to play a video game called Mass Effect 3.

I’m already drawn into it

I played the first Mass Effect game in the summer of 2008, Mass Effect 2 in January of 2010, and I just started this one earlier this week. I’ve totally loved every Mass Effect game. You can check out some of the reasons why I love the series in a post I wrote about Mass Effect 2, here.

For the purposes of this post, all you need to know is that the series is uniquely powerful because you make significant choices about the story that carry over through all three games. Because of the choices I’ve made in the game, I care incredibly about each of the characters and what will happen to them. So I’m dying to find free time to play it and see.

This isn’t the only time that I’ve been wowed by a game experience. Continue Reading…