Cave Story’s Secret Santa: A Free Christmas Game

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  • Post category:Miscellaneous

Are you looking for a game that lives up to Christmas the way Spooky Station and Pumpkin Jack live up to Halloween? This game was like an actual gift under an actual tree when I saw it free on Steam. I don't know a darn thing about Cave Story or its balrog, but here's the deal. In Cave Story's Secret Santa You are a pixel art Santa, the presents have been stolen, drop-in through chimney's in a diverse world to replace the presents. There's a catch though, booby traps and sentries line children's houses, which you must stealthily avoid or risk restarting. It's a pretty low key game and is bound to be one of the best Christmas-themed games I've played.

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2020, Goodbye, and Thanks for my Gaming Hermitage

  • Reading time:16 mins read
  • Post category:Essays

What the delightful year 2020 was. I really can’t say enough for the levels of complexity and hardworking teamwork my community and the world have taken upon themselves to uphold themselves to the safety of their fellow man and the restoration of peace and order to a situation uncouth. That streamed from my hands like a biting witful shark attack but I actually kind of mean it in a wobbly but sincere way. It’s been bad, I know, real bad, but not all bad, just a little more bad and covering a broader spectrum of things to care about. I’ve accomplished more this year than I have in my whole life, although I do miss summer sidewalks and drive-thru impulse purchases.

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