Retrogamer: Old Romance and Comfort Foods

Why do we return to these games we’ve utterly mastered? To answer that question, I asked seven other writers what their “comfort food” was.

Save Point: The Blacksmith’s Wife

This is a role-playing game with set plot points, and you must clear certain hurdles to progress. One of these, which disturbs me every time, is the slaying of Mira Eamon, wife of Haedrig the Blacksmith.

Retrogamer: Welcome to the Show

I never cared much about baseball. I enjoyed going to Orioles games, and I liked pretending to care who won. I liked being part of the crowd, the roar and groans. I liked cursing at opposing pitchers and seeing the sun set over the stadium, casting mile-long shadows.