• Designer Talk: Permanent Death

    I’ll be talking about a favorite series of mine, and why it properly executes a mechanic that can be really hit or miss depending on how it’s done. This is the mechanic known as Permanent Death or permadeath, depending on who you ask. This mechanic means exactly what it...
  • Fire Emblem Fates: Old and New

    I’ve been a fan of Fire Emblem for years. I didn’t start with Awakening, I started with Sacred Stones. I’ve been following the games since the early 2000s, and up until now, they’ve been among my favorite games. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t want to seem pretentious in...
  • RetroNight: Fire Emblem Sacred Stones

    The Fire Emblem series has touched the hearts of many gamers over the course of the past few decades. It has a deep tactical design that requires attentive calculation and an understanding of your surroundings. Perhaps the most appealing aspect of the Fire Emblem games is the permanent death system. Once...