For the Love of Kilo-Five: 5 Positive Things I Liked from the Trilogy

No, the world is not coming to an end and Hell has not frozen over. While I personally have not been a fan of the Kilo-Five trilogy (Glasslands, Thursday War, Mortal Dictata) by Karen Traviss, it would be remiss of me to say that there is nothing good about them. Granted, my idea of good is likely … Continue reading For the Love of Kilo-Five: 5 Positive Things I Liked from the Trilogy

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An Exploration and Thoughts on the Mantle of Responsability

Prelude  This article originally started out as a reflective piece that would have explained why I felt that the Precursors, that ancient race responsible for both seeding life in the Milky Way and potentially snuffing out life with the Flood, should have a minor role in the main Halo games. Due to the nature of such research, … Continue reading An Exploration and Thoughts on the Mantle of Responsability

343 Industries, it’s time for a reflection on Dr. Halsey

You would think that with a blog with the name Halsey's Journal would have a lot more articles dedicated to the doctor by now, but thus far I haven't had anything to really talk about. Most discussions about Halsey focus on the controversial aspects of the Spartan-II Program and her role in it, but forum … Continue reading 343 Industries, it’s time for a reflection on Dr. Halsey

The Warden Eternal Is An Objectively Bad Character (And It’s Okay To Admit That 343)

This will no doubt be one of my most controversial opinions to date regarding an aspect of the Halo universe. Not that the Warden Eternal is a badly executed character on multiple levels. Hell no, the fact he is more likely to be called Sir Friendzone by a large part of the community shows you … Continue reading The Warden Eternal Is An Objectively Bad Character (And It’s Okay To Admit That 343)

Lessons Learned: Fallout 4 and the Man-Machine Dynamic

ATTENTION: THIS ARTICLE HAS SPOILERS FOR HALO 5: GUARDIANS AND FALLOUT 4. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. While my last article said I was taking a break from the Halo franchise (and I still am with perhaps the exception of reading the just announced Halo: Retribution), I have been playing a lot of Fallout 4 lately. … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Fallout 4 and the Man-Machine Dynamic