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Mass Effect (A Veteran’s Perspective)

Almost eleven years ago, BioWare had us make a few choices. Were we a Sole Survivor, a War Hero, or Ruthless? We picked our skill specialty and face, threw on some N7 gear and got to meet Joker. We were Shepard, soon to be hero of the galaxy. What came next helped define gaming for […]

A Star Wars Rebels Prospectus (A Veteran’s Perspective)

Two months ago, four seasons of Star Wars: Rebels came to a conclusion on a two-episode finale, A Fool’s Hope and Family Reunion – and Farewell. The finale, and the show, like the animated series before it (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), held up well to fans and critics. In a world of borderline Star […]

Star Trek: Discovery’s Mirror Universe (A Veteran’s Perspective)

Star Trek: Discovery Spoilers live beyond these doors. CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Discovery has pushed an entire storyline – three episodes, plus at least part of next week’s fourth – into the franchises Mirror Universe, a place usually kept to single or double episode stretches. In this universe, Spock has an infamous goatee, the […]

Nerdbot Mini Series Review: The Punisher (A Veteran’s Perspective)

The Punisher has been out for about a month now, but still spoilers a plenty follow. If you strip aside all that is typical Punisher – that is, if you remove the vengeance and violence – Netflix’s latest Marvel series is about the struggle of veterans coming home and finding their place. It was encouraging […]