Dyed Hair Don’t Care or Quick Thoughts on Bravely Default

*sung to the tune of “Long Hair Don’t Care”*

I know I’m late to the party, but I just picked up Bravely Default. I’ve got about 12 hours in it so far, and here are some quick thoughts. I’m experimenting with the form of this post–treating it almost like an extended string of tweets rather than anything as cohesive as an essay/article. Plus the title will make sense soon.

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Repost: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Review

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team is like trying to fall asleep while sharing a bed with somebody who won’t stop asking, “Hey, are you asleep yet?”

Considering how much I loved the original Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga and 2010’s incredibleBowser’s Inside Story (the less said about Partners in Time the better), Dream Team should’ve been a surefire hit. Instead thanks to pacing akin to sleepwalking, a length that overstays its welcome, and near-endless dialogue, the game is closer to a nightmare than a blissful dream.

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