Category: Reflections

  • A Journey to 1001%

    A Journey to 1001%

    Weight Loss Journey   I set a goal to lose weight. What started out as a weight loss journey to lose 50 pounds evolved into an overall healthy and balanced lifestyle. BEFORE WE GET STARTED Before I really get into the content of this post, I should note that throughout my weight loss journey, I have…

    Weight Loss Journey   I set a goal to lose weight. What started out as a weight loss journey to lose 50 pounds evolved into an overall healthy and balanced lifestyle. BEFORE WE GET STARTED Before I really get into the content of this post, I should note that throughout my weight loss journey, I have…

  • A Sprinkle of Nostalgia

    A Sprinkle of Nostalgia

    By Jake Rushing A Sprinkle of Nostalgia During my years as a young child, the only way that I indulge in portable gaming is with my Game Boy, so you better believe that I played Pokemon Red, Tetris, and Super Mario Land 2 to name a few. When I went on long car rides, I…

    By Jake Rushing A Sprinkle of Nostalgia During my years as a young child, the only way that I indulge in portable gaming is with my Game Boy, so you better believe that I played Pokemon Red, Tetris, and Super Mario Land 2 to name a few. When I went on long car rides, I…

  • 5 Years of Last Token Gaming – Lead Editor Marshall Garvey looks back

    5 Years of Last Token Gaming – Lead Editor Marshall Garvey looks back

    By Marshall Garvey Well, how about that? Last Token Gaming – the website that I and over 20 others have poured immeasurable amounts of love, passion, and work into – just turned five years old this past Thursday, June 14. I hate to make a reference that’s both antiquated and cliched, but to alter a Grateful Dead…

    By Marshall Garvey Well, how about that? Last Token Gaming – the website that I and over 20 others have poured immeasurable amounts of love, passion, and work into – just turned five years old this past Thursday, June 14. I hate to make a reference that’s both antiquated and cliched, but to alter a Grateful Dead…

  • Guest Review – Earth Defense Force 5 (Part II)

    Guest Review – Earth Defense Force 5 (Part II)

    By Gabriel Gutierrez Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part review and reflection from local game developer Gabriel Gutierrez. You can read the first right here. “I am Error.” EDF 5, like the previous EDF games, is about being thrown into incredibly terrible odds. Moreso, those odds aren’t always apparent. Rarely are the incoming…

    By Gabriel Gutierrez Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part review and reflection from local game developer Gabriel Gutierrez. You can read the first right here. “I am Error.” EDF 5, like the previous EDF games, is about being thrown into incredibly terrible odds. Moreso, those odds aren’t always apparent. Rarely are the incoming…

  • Guest Review – Earth Defense Force 5 (Part I)

    Guest Review – Earth Defense Force 5 (Part I)

    By Gabriel Gutierrez (Editor’s Note: This is a freelance contribution from local game developer Gabriel Gutierrez of Nascent Games, who you all remember from one of our best interviews in 2016. In the first of a multi-part series, he recounts how a cherished game veritably saved his life.)  Earth Defense Force 5 (Import): A blissfully cathartic…

    By Gabriel Gutierrez (Editor’s Note: This is a freelance contribution from local game developer Gabriel Gutierrez of Nascent Games, who you all remember from one of our best interviews in 2016. In the first of a multi-part series, he recounts how a cherished game veritably saved his life.)  Earth Defense Force 5 (Import): A blissfully cathartic…

  • “Getting Over It” could really be about learning to live with a disability

    “Getting Over It” could really be about learning to live with a disability

    by Isaac Smith (Disclaimer: I have never suffered from a disability and only know what I have seen, read, and been told by people who do. Please don’t deride me for discussing Getting Over It in this context, though please do educate me if I put forth any misconceptions about it.) Bennett Foddy does not…

    by Isaac Smith (Disclaimer: I have never suffered from a disability and only know what I have seen, read, and been told by people who do. Please don’t deride me for discussing Getting Over It in this context, though please do educate me if I put forth any misconceptions about it.) Bennett Foddy does not…

  • Meet Brian McKelvey – LTG’s Newest Staff Writer

    Meet Brian McKelvey – LTG’s Newest Staff Writer

    By Brian McKelvey A bit about me: I was five years old when I picked up a video game controller for the first time. Right then, something changed in me immediately. It didn’t matter if I was using the controller to make Pitfall Harry jump over a hole in the ground, or to direct a…

    By Brian McKelvey A bit about me: I was five years old when I picked up a video game controller for the first time. Right then, something changed in me immediately. It didn’t matter if I was using the controller to make Pitfall Harry jump over a hole in the ground, or to direct a…

  • What We Played This Year – 2017

    What We Played This Year – 2017

    We’re counting down to the New Year, when a lot of folks put their health front and center on their resolution lists. But being healthier for 2017 doesn’t have to mean revamping your entire routine. Sometimes, all it takes are a few simple changes. It’s all about the small moves you make that reap huge…

    We’re counting down to the New Year, when a lot of folks put their health front and center on their resolution lists. But being healthier for 2017 doesn’t have to mean revamping your entire routine. Sometimes, all it takes are a few simple changes. It’s all about the small moves you make that reap huge…

  • Marijuana

    Marijuana

    These are the latest chillwell reviews.  States around the country — 29 of them, plus Washington DC — have legalized medical marijuana.  The American public largely supports the legalization of medical marijuana. At least 84% of the public believes the drug should be legal for medical uses, and recreational pot usage is less controversial than ever,…

    These are the latest chillwell reviews.  States around the country — 29 of them, plus Washington DC — have legalized medical marijuana.  The American public largely supports the legalization of medical marijuana. At least 84% of the public believes the drug should be legal for medical uses, and recreational pot usage is less controversial than ever,…

  • What’s the Holdup? Games We Took Too Long to Complete

    What’s the Holdup? Games We Took Too Long to Complete

    By the Last Token Gaming Staff Like any passion, video games are a time commitment above all else. You sink hours of your precious time into just one, soaking up every detail and pushing through obstacles with tireless resolve, but when you play online games you can even make money playing Free Pokies. Sometimes, though,…

    By the Last Token Gaming Staff Like any passion, video games are a time commitment above all else. You sink hours of your precious time into just one, soaking up every detail and pushing through obstacles with tireless resolve, but when you play online games you can even make money playing Free Pokies. Sometimes, though,…