Ramblings Of A Man Named Joseph Carro

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My Top Ten Favorite Fighting Games

Posted on November 6, 2018

I’ve recently been trying to re-focus my blog to a more personal direction, writing creative non-fiction and tales from my childhood. Yet, the other “segments” I’ve created for my blog, such as Top Ten – still call to me. I feel like it’s time to do another. As I was wondering what subject I should write about for this installment of Top Ten, the idea hit me like a massive Hadouken. I should totally do a Top Ten based around my love for fighting games. I’ve always been a big fan of fighting games, though I was never good at them. Because the games usually focus only on fighting, a big chunk of the art direction goes into making the graphics as slick as…

Why Artwork Has Been So Important In My Life

Posted on August 13, 2015

I am, by all accounts, a writer. I’ve gone through plenty of schooling for the craft of writing. I earned my BFA in creative writing back in 2004 from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine in Standish. More recently, in 2014, I earned my MFA in creative writing from the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast MFA program. Despite the schooling and despite my main focus, the written art form of writing is not my sole outlet for creativity. I also create artwork in other mediums. I play a teensy bit of music, I like to dance, and when I get the hankering to do so – I love, love, love to draw. My drawing desires come in phases. I can go almost an entire year…

My Life According To Games

Posted on February 11, 2015

I ran into this little survey on Facebook and it struck a chord with me, so I am using it as an opportunity to create another blog post. Video games have long been a source of entertainment to me, and I don’t think that will stop any time soon. Here we go.     1. FAVORITE GAME:┬áThis one is actually a really hard decision for me. There have only been a handful of games to actually move me enough to utter something as bold as “This is my FAVORITE GAME EVER”. Chrono Trigger is definitely one of them. I mean, I just wrote a 3,000 word blog post on why I believe it proves beyond a reasonable doubt that video games can be art.…