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Check out the newest entry in a classic RPG series

Check out the newest entry in a classic RPG series

Craig McKinley, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

“Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition” is a 2019 release from Square Enix for Nintendo Switch. Although “Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age” is a part of the “Dragon Quest” series, you do not need to play other games in the series to understand what...

Seriously addictive chicken

The ‘CBR’ wrapped up in a tortilla.

Krista Olson-Lehman, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

Sometimes our day is so busy with assignments, our jobs and our families, we don’t have a lot of time to cook anything elaborate for dinner. If you have a slow cooker, it can be a definite time saver when it comes to making something home-made and tasty without taking you away from homework, web conferencing...

‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ a relaxing game

Emily Merlin, Social Media Director

May 7, 2020

Video games are notorious for their violence and undignified mature content. 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' is the exact opposite. Released in March of 2020, this game is everything you could need to destress and relax in times of high anxiety. 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' is a third-person game...

‘Madam Secretary’ may not be for everyone

Maggie Bushow, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

The show “Madam Secretary” is full of drama, government problems, and even family issues. If you are the kind of person that likes drama and the issues in the government in our country, then this is the show for you. If you don't want to even think about the government because it gives you a headache,...

‘The Bad Beginning’ an unfortunate start to a captivating series

Emily Merlin, Social Media Manager

May 7, 2020

This book series goes from bad, to worse, to ugly. This book is considered a children’s series, but it is such an unfortunate starting of a series. A Series of Unfortunate Events; The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket is the first book of 13 miserable ones. The book follows Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire,...

A good read for ‘Star Wars’ fans

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

For all you “Star Wars” fans who have gotten tired of the new canon, I would highly recommend the classics of a more civilized age. “The Darth Bain” trilogy, as a whole, is incredible. It is set in the Old Republic era and deals with the rise of Sith after a great war that lays the foundations...

Fallout 76 releases ‘Wastelanders’ expansion

Fallout 76 releases ‘Wastelanders’ expansion

Krista Olson-Lehman, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

“War never changes.” So goes the introduction to many of Bethesda Softworks “Fallout” titles. Like so many Fallout titles, your character begins life underground, in the safety of a numbered vault, a fallout shelter designed for the potential of nuclear annihilation in a world war. This game...

Life without live music

Musician Dana Perry

Mackenzie Moore, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

Since Wisconsin’s bars and restaurants closed for in-house dining on March 17, it hasn’t only been bartenders, servers, and cooks who have had to come to terms with increased financial instability. In addition, freelance musicians within the state have lost all of their booked shows until further...

“And Then There Were None” perfect for fans of mystery

Emily Merlin, Social Media Editor

April 22, 2020

By now, just about everyone has heard of Agatha Christie, The Queen of Mystery. If you haven’t heard of her, then let me tell you about a series of books she has written. This series, published back in 1939, is quite a few decades old. “And Then There Were None,” starts off unassuming, going th...

Mystery and horror await in ‘Call of Cthulu’

A tavern is a central hub in the mystery-based game, “Call of Cthulu.”

Krista Olson-Lehman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

Before you is a putrid pile of blood and corpses of sea creatures. You’re slipping in it, trying to gain control of your faculties as the horror shocks your sanity. Ahead, a darkened corridor. It takes everything you have to control your own movements as you walk past a sight of bloodied sea creatures...

Check out the newest entry in a classic RPG series

Craig McKinley, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

“Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition” is a 2019 release from Square Enix for Nintendo Switch. Although “Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age” is a part of the “Dragon Quest” series, you do not need to play other games in the series to understand what...

‘Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition’ improves on original game

Final Fantasy XV is now available with an Xbox game pass for free download.

Krista Olson-Lehman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

Final Fantasy XV is an open-world, action role-playing game that first came out in 2016. Available now with an Xbox game pass for free download, the updated Royal Edition improves upon the original game and adds more features and content to the story. The Final Fantasy franchise goes back to the original...

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