Author: Emily Pilat

What’s a Battle Without Death?

You’re deep in the trenches of a fierce battle in a war with no end in sight. Several of your party members are low on health and beginning to become cornered by looming enemies. Between a swing of an ax and several fierce magic spells, your FAVORITE character finally succumbs to the enemy’s onslaught. By your own miscalculations you just killed your most cherished character. Now they are not only no longer a member of your party, they are also virtually dead for the remainder of your game. Gone. Adios. Buh-bye.


This may be a familiar scene if you’ve ever played the tactical role-play and turn-based strategy game series, Fire Emblem- famous for it’s permanent character death rule.… Read the rest