what the hell is spotify? (and why you probably won’t use it)

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So I’m sure by now you’ve either seen ads, seen friends’ Facebook posts, seen Twitter updates, or whatever, that mention Spotify. Because someone I follow retweeted something by Demi Moore about Spotify I managed to get a free invite and check it out.

I’ll tell you now: it’s not worth the fuss. Here’s why. Continue reading

Final Fantasy 7:Needlessly Revisited and Compared

I know what you are thinking.  How many reviews of Final Fantasy 7 can there be before its too much.  Well the answer is there can’t be enough because it is one of the best games of all time.  Final Fantasy 7 was the first RPG I ever played.  True, I was late to RPGS, since I didn’t start till I was 14.  However, once I played FF7, I was hooked to the genre ( even though that asshole Matt Kolp ruined the surprise about Aeris for me).  I bought many more RPGs after that, including all the Final Fantasies, up to 12, minus 11.  I get urges every year to replay all the Playstation Final Fantasies.  They aren’t just nostalgic games.  The stories are complicated, the adventures are long.  Each time I play, I discover a small bit of the story that I didn’t understand from play-throughs prior.  Some may say that some final fantasies (particularly 7) have overly convoluted stories, and to those people I say, “Have you ever witnessed any type of story telling from Japan?  This game is a literary masterpiece by comparison.”  As I played through this game, I realized just how incredible it is and just how terrible Final Fantasy has gotten.  So join me on a journey as I go through several points that make me love ff7, while bitching and complaining about how terrible more modern Final Fantasies have become!  Continue reading