Ramblings Of A Man Named Joseph Carro

Posts tagged “Ninja

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…

Vermont Comic Con

Posted on September 26, 2015

I was recently visiting with a few of my writing friends in Vermont. Most of us went to grad school together, and so we still get together for mini-vacations and write, among other things. Last year, we did the same thing. I drove to Vermont, and I was able to check out the famed Mac and Cheese Festival put on by Harpoon Brewery (where one of my friends worked) as well as the Tunbridge World Fair. This year, I missed the Mac and Cheese Fest, but made it again for the Tunbridge World Fair. And, because one of my cosplaying friends (Cheryl Wild – AKA WyldRyce Cosplay) was in the area, she reminded me about the Vermont Comic Con that was still going on.…