Retro Sensei

Spring 2019 Update

A few months ago, when I completed my initial playthroughs for the PS1/N64 era, I introduced the “Retro Flashback” series of articles on this site. This was my way to sort of play catch up before starting to dive into the next generation of gaming. So far, I’ve covered the golden age of video games […]

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DLC

DLC Review: Final Fantasy XV – Episode Ardyn

Just when you thought you’d experienced the last that Final Fantasy XV had to offer, SE drops the final downloadable episode for the game. That’s right, this is it. The final DLC for FFXV; Episode Ardyn. Yes, I know. For a while there was a talk of a whole new slew of downloadable content. But, […]

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Game Review

Shroud of the Avatar

  When it comes to classic CRPGs, few games can compare to the heralded Ultima series. It was a franchise that helped define a genre of games for generations to come. Crafted by the legendary Richard Garriott, each game that bore the Ultima title attempted to break new ground in nearly every aspect of gameplay. […]

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Retro Sensei | Twitch/YouTube

I’m on Twitch!

It’s official. I’m on Twitch! I’ve updated the “Stream” button at the top of the site with a link to my official Twitch page. But you can also follow this link: RetroSensei on Twitch! At this time, my streaming schedule is pretty inconsistent. I typically stream on weekdays between the hours of 2:00-4:00pm EST. I […]

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Coffee

Nerd Fuel: Folgers 1850 – Pioneer Blend

Maybe I’ve never come right out and said it. But, generally speaking, I don’t usually enjoy your run-of-the-mill everyday coffee. I’m talking about your standard mass-market grocery store coffee; Folgers, Maxwell House, Hills Bros, etc. To me, most of them taste pretty much the same. They’re not bad, but they’re not particularly good either. They […]

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Retro Sensei

Announcement: Streaming Starting Soon!

Due to popular demand, I’m happy to announce my intentions to enter the world of livestreaming! Starting next month, I’ll begin getting my feet wet by streaming some gameplay on Twitch and posting “Let’s Play” videos on YouTube. This is something I’ve been wanting to do for some time, but I didn’t really know where […]

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Game Review

Review: Ultima IX – Ascension

At last, we have arrived. I’m proud to present my review for the final game in the main Ultima series, Ultima IX: Ascension. This is probably the most divisive game in the entire Ultima saga. It has a reputation for being almost universally hated. Knowing this, I was very curious to see just what I […]

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