Daymon Trapold

Daymon Trapold
Once upon a time, he wrote for oprainfall. Now, he's scraping off the rust to get back into writing about the games he loves. From his humble origins of playing the Atari and Commodore 64, he now dabbles in just about every console there is. Although he has a particular love of hardcore dungeon-crawlers, roguelikes, and niche JRPGs, some of his favorite games include Earthbound, Persona 3, Eternal Sonata, Bravely Default, Tales of the Abyss, and Fate/Extra. If his geek cred wasn't good enough, he's also a bassoonist.

Seven Pirates H Review (Switch)

Seven Pirates H Review: Or, Beauty and the Breast   Fanservice frequently gets a bad rap. Sometimes it feels just a little too over the top, or it’s used as a gimmick of some sort. It can also be used to add lightheartedness to surprisingly moving storylines and deep…

The Sorrowvirus: A Faceless Short Story Review (Switch)

The Sorrowvirus: A Faceless Short Story Review: Immortality Isn’t All it’s Cracked Up to Be   The thought of immortality crosses all of our minds at some point. When the question is simply, “Do you want to live forever?” the answer for many people is probably an easy “yes.”…

Ghost on the Shore Review (PC)

Ghost on the Shore Review: An Emotional Journey that Transcends Death   Over the last few years, I’ve noticed an interesting trend in gaming, one that I think has been largely overlooked: The development of games that broach the subject of death and dying. It’s an uncomfortable topic for…

Anuchard Review (Switch)

Anuchard Review: A Dead Ringer For GBC Games of Yore   For those of us of a certain age, the Game Boy Color was a modern marvel – essentially a portable NES, its colorful screen (and casing!) was home to some pretty stellar games. Three Legend of Zelda games:…

Cat Cafe Manager Review (Switch)

Cat Cafe Manager Review: Full of Pawsitivity and Pawsibilities   Have you ever wanted to live that crazy cat-person life? Have you wanted that life without the social stigma associated with it? Or do you just really, really like cats? If the answer to any of those questions is…

Welcome to Elk Review (Switch)

Welcome to Elk Review: A Trip Where the Emotional Baggage is Already Packed For you   Sometimes, a game comes along that you are just not prepared for. Sure, you watch the trailers, you read the little blurbs on the websites, but now and then, the experience is just…

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